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 22, 2012

11:05 AM
I Live On A Battlefield
Artist : Nick Lowe
Album : Quiet Please...The New Best of Nick Lowe
Label : Yep Roc Records
11:08 AM
100 Years Ago
Artist : The Rolling Stones
Album : Goat's Head Soup
Label : UMe
11:12 AM
You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me
Artist : Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
Album : Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971
Label : Motown
11:20 AM
Pink Bullets
Artist : The Shins
Album : Chutes Too Narrow
Label : Sub Pop
11:24 AM
City On Fire
Artist : Big Head Todd & The Monsters
Album : Midnight Radio
Label : Warner Bros / Wea
11:28 AM
Back Alley Blues
Artist : The Deep Dark Woods
Album : The Place I Left Behind
Label : SUGAR HILL
11:32 AM
Blue Skies Again
Artist : Jessica Lea Mayfield
Album : Tell Me
Label : Nonesuch
11:36 AM
You Can Bring Me Flowers
Artist : Ray LaMontagne
Album : Til The Sun Turns Black
Label : RCA
11:56 AM
Under The Bridge
Artist : The Stanley Clarke Trio
Album : Jazz In The Garden
Label : Heads Up
12:04 PM
Simple Twist Of Fate
Artist : Jeff Tweedy
Album : I'm Not There OST
Label : Sony
12:08 PM
Corrine Corrina
Artist : Big Joe Turner
Album : Atlantic Rhythm & Blues 1947-1974
Label : Atlantic
12:11 PM
Jawbone
Artist : The Band
Album : Self Titled
Label : Capitol
12:15 PM
Kindhearted Woman Blues
Artist : Bob Margolin & Pinetop Perkins
Album : Hellhounds On My Trail - The Songs of Robert Johnson
Label : Telarc
12:31 PM
Harlem River Blues
Artist : Justin Townes Earle
Album : Harlem River Blues
Label : Bloodshot Records
12:34 PM
Honky Tonk Blues
Artist : The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Album : Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Label : Capitol
12:37 PM
John Saw That Number
Artist : Neko Case
Album : Fox Confessor Brings The Flood
Label : ANTI Records
12:41 PM
Hotel Room
Artist : Smoke Fairies
Album : Through Low Light and Trees
Label : Year Seven Records
12:46 PM
Australian Winter
Artist : Sun Kil Moon
Album : Admiral Fell Promises
Label : Caldo Verde
12:51 PM
Devil’s Waitin’
Artist : Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Album : Howl
Label : RCA Records
12:55 PM
World On A String
Artist : Neil Young
Album : Unplugged
Label : Reprise / Wea

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Business
12:46 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

Public Innovator Rich Harwood Brings Reclaiming Main Street Campaign to Murray

Rich Harwood is the founder and president of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, based in Bethesda, Maryland. That's a nonprofit group that facilitates community discussions, like the one he participated in with the community of Newtown, Connecticut deliberating on what should be done with the school after the shooting of children at Sandy Hook Elementary.

He's also the author of a number of books, including "The Work of Hope: How Individuals and Organizations Can Authentically Do Good." What was to have been a book tour grew into his "Reclaiming Main Street Campaign," with a goal of growing more public innovators across the nation. Kate Lochte speaks with Harwood on Sounds Good.

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Arts
12:37 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

MSU Theatre Presents "Dog Sees God" A Dark Satire Inspired by "Peanuts"

When CB's dog dies from rabies, he begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His sister has gone goth, his ex-girlfriend has been institutionalized., and his other friends are too inebriated to give him solace. Drug use, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion and sexual identity collide toward an ending that's both haunting and hopeful. Murray State Theatre's Daryl Phillipy joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good to preview this weekend's mature-audiences production of Bert V. Royals' "Dog Sees God - Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead" - a parody inspired by the comic strip "Peanuts" by Charles Schulz.

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Society
3:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Spring & Summer Events at Calloway County Public Library

Credit www.callowaycountylibrary.org

Calloway County Public Library's Sandy Linn joins Tracy Ross on Sounds Good for an update on Spring events and activities at the library. They preview the upcoming presentation by local author Bobbie Smith Bryant, Zumba classes and the children's summer reading series.

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Environment
3:16 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Bands Convene For Paducah's Earth Day in the Park

Bands convene at Carson Park this Saturday (April 21) for an Earth Day Concert benefiting recycling in Paducah.  The event seeks to bring the community together to help plant sunflowers, which will bloom in July/August. Tracy Ross speaks with David Nickell of West Kentucky Community and Technical College for a preview. 

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Culture
12:15 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

How Terrapin Station is Celebrating Record Store Day

"Indie record stores were the only music teachers I ever had. The world would be a dark and lonely place without them."- Neko Case, recordstoreday.com

Tomorrow (April 19) is Record Store Day. Conceived in 2007, it's a day of gathering at independent record stores around the world to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding local music shops. Sounds Good co-host Austin Carter speaks with Tim Peyton, manager of Terrapin Station, a participating store in Murray about the day and what his store is doing to celebrate.

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Arts
11:38 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Organizers Unpacking for Paducah Quilt Week

Credit American Quilter's Society, Facebook

More than 10,000 quilts have been displayed in Paducah and more than $2.5 million in cash prizes have been awarded during the American Quilter's Society's shows that are in their third decade in 2014. The Paducah McCracken County Convention and Expo Center is the epicenter of the AQS Quilt Week activities that start with an awards preview next Tuesday (April 22) then show opening Wednesday, continuing through Saturday. American Quilter's Society co-founder Meredith Schroeder is at the Expo Center helping to unpack quilts for judging over the weekend and Kate Lochte speaks with her on Sounds Good.

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Environment
3:56 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Outdoorsman on 'Transformative Places' Ahead of MSU Talk

Outdoorsman, author, Murray native and Maryville College professor, Kim Trevathan speaks at Murray State University tonight (April 17) at 6:30 about his journeys on America's waterways. He visits Sounds Good for a preview of his talk, titled "Transformative Places" and addresses the questions of how we determine what constitutes beauty in a landscape and how we make decisions regarding preservation and development.

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Arts
3:46 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

"This I Believe Kentucky" - A New Book & Radio Series

Dan Gediman is the editor of This I Believe: Kentucky and a long-time public radio producer. His work has been featured on This American Life, All Things Considered, Morning Edition, and Jazz Profiles. He gives Kate Lochte an overview of the radio series being developed around this book and the segments that may soon air on WKMS. 

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Society
3:31 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Ephemera Paducah Hosts Card-Making Project for Troops

This Saturday (April 19), Ephemera Paducah hosts a card-making day following Operation Write Home guidelines. Kristen Williams joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good with details about the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. event providing deployed troops hand-made greeting cards to send back home to loved ones.

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Science
2:26 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Driverless Cars May Arrive Sooner Than You Think

Credit Steve Jurvetson, Wikimedia Commons

Car manufacturers are working towards providing cars with enough sensory capacity that they will drive while you read, sleep, or watch a movie. The reality of these cars may not be so far off. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with freelance tech and science reporter Ucilia Wang, a UC Berkeley graduate, whose work appears in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and the UK Guardian.

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