Sounds Good

11 am - 1 pm Weekdays

About The Show

The music on Sounds Good is a mix of legacy artists who are still making great music now (Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, Bonnie Raitt) deep cuts from classic artists (The Band, The Beatles, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, REM) great contemporary artists who don' t receive commercial airplay (Neko Case, Wilco, Jack White, Darrell Scott, The Black Keys) and those who defy the boundaries of categorization (Punch Brothers, Bela Fleck, Ry Cooder, Bill Frisell, Justin Townes Earle). You'll also get a bit of World music, Blues, Soul/R&B, Reggae and Jazz.

Additionally, you'll hear interviews with newsmakers and community leaders, live music from some of our region's best musicians, our community events calendar and more.

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Playlist

October 15, 2013

11:05 AM
Jagged
Artist : Old 97s
Album : Fight Songs
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:08 AM
Devil’s Train
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : The Lone Ranger: Wanted
Label : Walt Disney Records
11:12 AM
You Can’t Buy My Love
Artist : Barbara Lynn
Album : Oxford American Southern Music Sampler
Label : Oxford American
11:32 AM
Where Do My Bluebird Fly
Artist : Trout Steak Revival
Album : Flight
Label : Trout Steak Revival
11:36 AM
Workin’ Woman Blues
Artist : Valerie June
Album : Pushin' Against A Stone
Label : Concord Records
11:39 AM
Sugar Won’t Work
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Wise Up Ghost
Label : Blue Note Records
11:45 AM
Wastin’ My Mind
Artist : The Wood Brothers
Album : The Muse
Label : Southern Ground Artists
11:48 AM
Dire Wolf
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Workingman's Dead
Label : Rhino
11:52 AM
So Much Trouble In The World
Artist : Bob Marley & The Wailers
Album : One Love
Label : Umvd Labels
11:56 AM
Bemsha Swing / Lively Up Yourself
Artist : Medeski, Martin & Wood
Album : It's A Jungle In Here
Label : Gramavision
12:04 PM
Rich Woman
Artist : Robert Plant & Allison Krauss
Album : Raising Sand
Label : Rounder
12:08 PM
Gallup, NM
Artist : The Shouting Matches
Album : Grownass Man
Label : Middle West
12:14 PM
Alone Again Or
Artist : Calexico
Album : Convict Pool
Label : Quarter Stick
12:28 PM
Wonderwall
Artist : Ryan Adams
Album : Love Is Hell
Label : Lost Highway
12:33 PM
Lay Low
Artist : Shovels And Rope
Album : O' Be Joyful
Label : Dualtone Music Group
12:37 PM
New Partner
Artist : Palace Music
Album : Viva Last Blues
Label : Drag City
12:42 PM
Get Off My Cloud
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Forty Licks
Label : Virgin Records
12:45 PM
Phenomenon
Artist : Dr. Dog
Album : B-Room
Label : ANTI Records
12:49 PM
Fuel The Fire
Artist : Sarah Jarosz
Album : Build Me Up From Bones
Label : Sugar Hill
12:53 PM
City Swan
Artist : Neko Case
Album : The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight The More I Love You
Label : ANTI Records

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Society
4:25 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Commentary: Preventing Gun Violence with "Magical Thinking"

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Earlier this month, Georgia lawmakers passed a sweeping gun bill, known as the "guns everywhere bill" allowing licensed owners to carry firearms in many churches, bars, and government buildings. One of the provisions allows school districts to let teachers carry guns. Commentator Celia Brewer draws on a personal experience when living in New Orleans to express her concern over expanding gun rights.

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Society
3:59 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Don't Be #Intexticated: The Dangers of Texting and Driving

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Warning an image in the above slideshow may be graphic for certain viewers.

The Paducah Business and Professional Organization recently sponsored an event to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving. Captain Donald Hodgson of the Paducah Police Department made a presentation along with Hillary Coltharp, a young Paducah woman who was severely injured in an automobile accident while she was texting and driving. Kate is joined by Captain Hodgson to learn more about the campaign.

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Environment
2:56 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Take a Stroll Through Murray State's Arboretum

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The Arboretum at Murray State University is a fully accessible horticultural display, public garden and educational laboratory located on Pullen Farm, with an entrance at the end of Hickory Drive, off Main Street. Friends of MSU Arboretum Board Chair Paula Edwards visits Sounds Good to talk about its Watermelon Bust coming up July 17th and the Hutson Harvest Gala on September 4 - as well as what's new at the Arboretum this summer. Hear the conversation:

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Culture
3:12 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

Craft Brewery Opening in Paducah This Fall

Paducah Beer Werks Logo

Today on Sounds Good, we meet Todd Blume, the co-owner and brewer of Paducah Beer Werks, set to open this fall in Paducah. Located in the old Greyhound Bus station at 301 N. 4th Street, Blume is converting the space into a fully-functional craft brewery, while keeping some of the station aesthetic and artwork. He's in the discovery process of determining the palate of Paducah and aims to start with four beers, some seasonals, and eventually partnering with local restaurants. Hear the conversation:

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Puppies Sound Good
2:03 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

[Slideshow] Puppies Sound Good: Meet Dallas and Fancy

Today we met two energetic boxer/terrier mix puppies on Sounds Good. Dallas (brown and white) and Fancy (black and white) are seven-week old brother and sisters who were rescued from a bad situation and are available for adoption at the Humane Society of Calloway County. You'd never guess they came into the world in a negative way because they are both very sweet, playful and friendly. Dallas was a little more energetic in the studio, but you can hear both of them contributing to the interview.

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Environment
4:04 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

Get Up Close to Crawly Critters at LBL Nature Station This Saturday

Big brown bat, Eptesicus fuscus
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LBL Woodlands Nature Station hosts a whole day of educational, family friendly programs with cool and crawly critters including snakes, bugs, bats and turtles this Saturday. We learn more with Aviva Yasgur on Sounds Good about this opportunity to teach all ages about lesser known and often under-appreciated creatures. Hear the conversation:

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Education
4:19 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Safety on the Spectrum: Awareness for Kids with Autism

For families with children who are living in the autism spectrum, routine safety awareness is even more important. Crissy Ramey of Families on the Spectrum speaks with Kate Lochte on Sounds Good about keeping potentially vulnerable kids safe. Hear the conversation:

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Education
2:46 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

A Fond Farewell to Soprano, MSU Music Professor Dr. Sonya Baker

Soprano Sonya Baker has presented programs in many of our region's performing arts halls and has held the position of  Assistant Dean of the College of Humanities & Fine Arts and Professor of Music at Murray State, but today she visits with us as she's on her way to a new post as Associate Dean for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at James Madison University. Hear the conversation:

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Society
2:22 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Columbia Club Seeks Funds to Renovate Historic Paducah Theatre

Darlene Mazzone and Landee Bryant-Greene join us on Sounds Good to talk about the Columbia Club's efforts to raise funds to renovate Paducah's historic Columbia Theatre, a project with an estimated $6 million price tag. Mazzone says restoring the architectural gem will improve downtown economic viability and expects the donation to be put toward a feasibility study for the renovation project. Hear the conversation: 

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Arts
1:49 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

MSU Town & Gown Plays 4th of July Weekend

The Murray State University Town and Gown Community Band celebrates Independence Day weekend with a concert Saturday night at 8 in Lovett Auditorium on the MSU campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The community band is a partnership between the university and the community, welcoming musicians of all ages to play together. Todd Hill stops by Sounds Good to talk with Tracy Ross about the concert.

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