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

December 30, 2013

11:05 AM
Most People
Artist : Dawes
Album : Stories Don't End
Label : HUB
11:10 AM
Weight
Artist : Mikal Cronin
Album : MCII
Label : Merge Records
11:13 AM
The Space Race Is Over
Artist : Billy Bragg
Album : William Bloke
Label : Elektra / Wea
11:32 AM
Ohio
Artist : Patty Griffin
Album : American Kid
Label : New West
11:37 AM
The Struggle
Artist : Mirah
Album : C'mon Miracle
Label : K Records
11:41 AM
You Know How
Artist : Michael Penn
Album : Mr. Hollywood Jr., 1947
Label : Mimeograph Records
11:46 AM
Terror In The Canyons (The Wounded Master)
Artist : Phosphorescent
Album : Muchacho
Label : Dead Oceans
11:50 AM
Ramble On Rose
Artist : Grateful Dead
Album : Europe '72
Label : Rhino
11:56 AM
Am I Blue
Artist : Grant Green
Album : Am I Blue
Label : Blue Note Records
12:05 PM
Northeast Texas Women
Artist : Willis Alan Ramsey
Album : Willis Alan Ramsey
Label : Koch Records
12:10 PM
Tom Dooley
Artist : Doc Watson
Album : The Best of Doc Watson 1964-1968
Label : Vanguard Records
12:14 PM
Walkin’ Down The Line
Artist : Bob Dylan
Album : The Bootleg Series, Vol 1-3
Label : Sony
12:16 PM
This Train (Bound for Glory)
Artist : Big Bill Broonzy
Album : Trouble In Mind
Label : Smithsonian Folkways
12:26 PM
Brackett, WI
Artist : Bon Iver
Album : Dark Was The Night
Label : 4ad Records
12:30 PM
Mushaboom
Artist : Feist
Album : Let It Die
Label : Interscope Records
12:34 PM
Shadowboxer
Artist : Fiona Apple
Album : Tidal
Label : Sony
12:40 PM
Tripwire
Artist : Elvis Costello & The Roots
Album : Wise Up Ghost and Other Songs
Label : Blue Note Records (Universal)
12:45 PM
Daniel
Artist : Elton John
Album : Greatest Hits 1970-2002
Label : Utv Records
12:49 PM
Nobody Wants A Lonely Heart
Artist : Arthur Russell
Album : Love Is Overtaking Me
Label : Audika Records
12:51 PM
Low Road
Artist : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Album : Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
Label : Hollywood Records
12:56 PM
Mess Around
Artist : Ray Charles
Album : The Absolutely Essential
Label : Proper Records UK

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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 pallet 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
Credit Matt Reinbold, Flickr Commons, Wikimedia Commons

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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Arts
1:39 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Monster Draw, Demos, Music, Food on Sticks at Murray Art Guild's Summer Party

Summer Art Party 2013
Murray Art Guild, Facebook

Monster draw rally, food on sticks, artist demos and live music... The Murray Art Guild's Summer Art Party is tomorrow night from 6 to 9. Debi Danielson visits Sounds Good to speak with Jenni Todd about the event, featuring the Eddy Grove Trio and the Savage Radley. Hear the conversation:

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Arts
4:42 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Celebrate the 4th Red, White & Tuna-Style at Badgett Playhouse

Red, White & Tuna and The Fabulous Fifties Show are Fourth Fare at the Badgett Playhouse in Grand Rivers. Red, White & Tuna is the 3rd installment in the comedic series Greater Tuna, a satirical ride through the the hearts and minds of the polyester-clad citizens of Texas' third smallest town. Perennial favorites and new arrivals appear in the 4th of July Tuna High School Class Reunion. Take a stroll down memory lane in The Fabulous 50's Show and The 70s Show this Saturday. Badgett impresario Bill Minihan joins us on Sounds Good with the details.

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Culture
4:29 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Murray Freedom Fest Kicks Off with Veterans Remembrance

Credit Freedom Fest, Facebook

Murray's annual tradition of food, fun and fireworks is back this Friday and Saturday. Festivities kick off Friday evening with a street fair featuring food, crafts, games, a beer garden, and an outdoor concert by Swamp Donkey and Margarita Beach. Murray Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Erin Carrico walks us through Freedom Fest, beginning Friday with a 7:30 a.m. Veteran's Remembrance Ceremony at Chestnut Park. Hear the conversation:

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