Sound Opinions podcast

Sound Opinions

Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions, where people who love music can come together.

Take two nationally respected rock critics, the latest music news, personal commentary, and exclusive interviews and performances, add a huge pile of records old and new, and the result is Sound Opinions, where people who love music can come together.

 

#1110

RIP Wayne Kramer of the MC5 & Opinions on Brittany Howard

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot pay tribute to the late singer, songwriter and guitarist Wayne Kramer of the MC5. They’ll revisit their past interview with him and talk about his life, music and the power of collaboration. Plus, the hosts will review the new album from Brittany Howard. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: The MC5, "Kick Out the Jams," Kick Out the Jams, Elektra, 1969 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Brittany Howard, "What Now," What Now, Island, 2024 Brittany Howard, "Another Day," What Now, Island, 2024 Brittany Howard, "Prove It To You," What Now, Island, 2024 Brittany Howard, "To Be Still," What Now, Island, 2024 MC5, "Motor City Is Burning," Kick Out the James, Elektra, 1969 MC5, "Ramblin' Rose," Kick Out the James, Elektra, 1969 MC5, "The American Ruse," Back in the USA, Atlantic, 1970 MC5, "Rocket Reducer N. 62 (Rama Lama Fa Fa Fa)," Kick Out the James, Elektra, 1969 MC5, "Gotta Keep Movin'," Back in the USA, Atlantic, 1970 MC5, "Sister Anne," High Time, Atlantic, 1971 Wayne Kramer, "Poison," The Hard Stuff, Epitaph, 1995 MC5, "Starship," Kick Out the James, Elektra, 1969 The Stooges, "Search and Destroy," Raw Power, Columbia, 1973 Ted Nugent, "Cat Scratch Fever," Cat Scratch Fever, Epic, 1977 Wayne Kramer, "Crack in the Universe," The Hard Stuff, Epitaph, 1995 MC5, "Looking At You," Back in the USA, Atlantic, 1970 MC5, "Future/Now," High Time, Atlantic, 1971 MC5, "Let Me Try," Back in the USA, Atlantic, 1970 Louise Post, "Don't Give Up," Sleepwalker, El Camino, 2023 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

23 Feb 2024

50 MINS

50:46

23 Feb 2024


#1109

RIP Mojo Nixon

In this bonus episode we pay tribute to Mojo Nixon (Neill Kirby McMillan Jr.), a consummate showman with a love for the working class, who died February 7. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

22 Feb 2024

07 MINS

07:19

22 Feb 2024


#1108

Give the Drummer Some

What role do drums play in Rock? Should that be keeping the beat or leading from the front? Who are some of the greatest drummers in rock music? The beat goes on as Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot focus on the contributions of drummers to rock music with drummer Joe Wong. Wong also hosts a podcast on drummers called The Trap Set. There's also an interview with Bernard Purdie. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: The Beatles, "Come Together," Abbey Road, Apple, 1969 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 James Brown, "Funky Drummer," Funky Drummer (single), King, 1970 Wild Flag, "Romance," Wild Flag, Merge, 2011 Little Richard And His Band, "Heeby-Jeebies," She's Got It (single), Specialty, 1956 Michael Jackson, "Billie Jean," Thriller, Epic, 1982 Earth Wind and Fire, "Can't Hide Love," Gratitude, Columbia, 1975 Rush, "Tom Sawyer," Moving Pictures, Mercury, 1981 Elvin Jones, "Agappe Love," Poly-Currents, Blue Note, 1970 The Rolling Stones, "Paint It Black," Paint It Black (single), Decca, 1966 Battles, "Atlas," Mirrored, Warp, 2007 Can, "Paperhouse," Tago Mago, United Artists, 1971 The Who, "Young Man Blues," Live at Leeds, Decca, 1970 The Who, "I Can See For Miles," I Can See For Miles (single), Track, 1967 Dennis Coffey, "Scorpio," Evolution, Sussex, 1971 Queen, "Fat Bottomed Girls," Jazz, EMI, 1978 Violent Femmes, "Blister In the Sun," Blister in the Sun (single), Slash, 1983 Phil Collins, "In The Air Tonight," Face Value, Virgin, 1981 Fela Kuti, "Zombie," Zombie, Coconut, 1976 Aretha Franklin, "Rock Steady," Rock Steady (single), Atlantic, 1971 Led Zeppelin, "Rock and Roll," Led Zepplin IV, Atlantic, 1971 Led Zeppelin, "Dazed and Confused," Led Zeppelin, Atlantic, 1969 Led Zeppelin, "Stairway To Heaven," Led Zepplin IV, Atlantic, 1971 Public Image Ltd., "Under the House," The Flowers of Romance, Virgin, 1981 Led Zeppelin, "When the Levee Breaks," Led Zeppelin IV, Atlantic, 1971 Sleater-Kinney, "Youth Decay," All Hands on the Bad One, Kill Rock Stars, 2000 XTC, "Senses Working Overtime," English Settlement, Virgin, 1982 James Brown, "I Got the Feelin'," I Got the Feelin', King, 1968 Rolling Stones, "Honky Tonk Woman," Honky Tonk Woman (Single), Decca, 1969 The Stairsteps, "O-o-h Child," O-o-h Child (single), Buddah, 1970 Doris Troy, "Just One Look," Just One Look (single), Atlantic, 1963 Gil Scott-Heron, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, Flying Dutchman, 1974 The Exciters, "Tell Him," Tell Him (single), United Artists, 1962 Melvin Bliss, "Synthetic Substitution," Reward (single), Sunburst, 1973 Public Enemy, "Don't Believe The Hype," It Takes a Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, Def Jam, 1988 Ultra Magnetic M.C.s, "Ego Trippin'," Ego Trippin' (single), Next Plateau, 1986 Naughty By Nature, "O.P.P. (instrumental version)," O.P.P. (single), Tommy Boy, 1991 EPMD, "I'm Housin'," Strictly Business, Fresh, 1988 Wale, "Lacefrontin'," The Eleven One Eleven Theory, Maybach Music, 2011 Steely Dan, "Home At Last," Aja, ABC, 1977 The MC5, "Kick Out the Jams," Kick Out the Jams, Elektra, 1969 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

16 Feb 2024

51 MINS

51:51

16 Feb 2024


#1107

RIP Mary Weiss of the Shangri-Las

In this bonus episode we pay tribute to Mary Weiss, the leader of the Shangri-Las, who died in January. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

14 Feb 2024

09 MINS

09:52

14 Feb 2024


#1106

Songs About Getting Away on Vacation & Opinions on Kali Uchis

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot are taking a sonic vacation from another dreary winter by sharing their favorite songs about getting away! They also hear selections from the production staff and they review the new record from Kali Uchis. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Lenny Kravitz, "Fly Away," 5, Virgin, 1998 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Kali Uchis, "¿Cómo Así?," Orquídeas, Geffen, 2024 Kali Uchis, "Me Pongo Loca," Orquídeas, Geffen, 2024 Kali Uchis, "Pensamientos Intrusivos," Orquídeas, Geffen, 2024 Kali Uchis, "Igual Que Un Ángel," Orquídeas, Geffen, 2024 Weezer, "Island in the Sun," Weezer (Green Album), Geffen, 2001 The Ventures, "Hawaii Five-O," Hawaii Five-O, Liberty, 1969 The Beginning of the End, "Funky Nassau Pt. 1," Funky Nassau, Alston, 1971 Guided By Voices, "Motor Away," Alien Lanes, Matador, 1995 Amyl and the Sniffers, "Hertz," Comfort to Me, B2B, 2021 Willie Nelson, "On the Road Again," Honeysuckle Rose, Columbia, 1980 Pink Floyd, "Point Me at the Sky," Point Me at the Sky (Single), EMI, 1968 Joni Mitchell, "Free Man in Paris," Court and Spark, Asylum, 1974 Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers, "I Love Hot Nights," Modern Lovers 88, Rounder, 1988 Big Star, "The India Song," #1 Record, Ardent, 1972 Ronnie Spector & The E Street Band, "Say Goodbye To Hollywood," Say Goodbye To Hollywood (Single), Epic, 1977 Summer Salt, "Driving to Hawaii," Driving to Hawaii, Cherry Lime, 2014 Kraftwerk, "Europe Endless," Trans-Europe Express, Capitol, 1977 Bronski Beat, "Small Town Boy," The Age of Consent, London, 1984 A Tribe Called Quest, "I Left My Wallet in El Segundo," People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, Jive, 1990 Rihanna, "Desperado," Anti, Westbury Road, 2016 The B-52's, "Roam," Cosmic Thing, Reprise, 1989 Eleanor Friedberger, "It's Hard," Rebound, French Kiss, 2018 James Brown, "Funky Drummer (Pt. 1 & 2)," Funky Drummer (Single), King, 1970 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

09 Feb 2024

49 MINS

49:00

09 Feb 2024


#1105

Riot Grrrl-Adjacent From 1993

In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox that a rock critic colleague just rediscovered on "a CD odyssey." Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

07 Feb 2024

05 MINS

05:41

07 Feb 2024


#1104

Buried Treasures & RIP Mary Weiss of The Shangri-Las

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some new music that’s flying underneath the mainstream radar - buried treasures! They’ll also pay tribute to Mary Weiss of The Shangri-Las. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: La Rosa Noir, "Red Motorcycle," Red Motorcycle EP, My Grito Industries, 2023 The Beatles , "With a Little Help from My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Courtney Hadwin, "Monsters," Monsters (Single), Syco, 2023 Sprints, "Ticking," Letter to Self, City Slang, 2024 Enhypen, "Sweet Venom (english version)," Orange Blood EP, Belift Lab, 2023 Yussef Dayes, "Rust (feat. Tom Misch)," Black Classical Music, Nonesuch, 2023 Katy Kirby , "Table," Blue Raspberry, ANTI-, 2024 Pozi, "Pest Control," Smiling Pools, Prah, 2023 Blusher, "Rave Angel," Rave Angel (Single), Atlantic, 2024 Maggie Lindemann, "Hostage," Hostage (Single), SWIXXZ, 2024 The Sunshine State, "Dating a Drug Dealer," In Another Life EP, Self-Released, 2022 The Last Dinner Party, "Sinner," Prelude to Ecstasy, Island, 2024 Kaleah Lee, "Rotting Fruit," Rotting Fruit (Single), Kaleah Lee, 2024 Slow Pulp, "Cramps," Yard, Anti-, 2023 Allie X, "Girl With No Face," Girl With No Face (Single), Twin, 2023 The Shangri-Las, "Remember (Walking in the Sand)," Leader of the Pack, Red Bird, 1965 The Shangri-Las, "Past, Present and Future," Past, Present and Future (Single), Red Bird, 1966 Lindsey Buckingham, "Holiday Road," Holiday Road (Single), Warner Bros., 1983 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

02 Feb 2024

49 MINS

49:02

02 Feb 2024


#1103

RIP Les McCann

In this bonus episode, Greg adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox in honor of jazz pianist Les McCann, who died in late December. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

31 Jan 2024

06 MINS

06:37

31 Jan 2024


#1102

Jamila Woods, Opinions on André 3000 & MJ Lenderman

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with artist, singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods about her third album, Water Made Us. They also review new music from André 3000 and MJ Lenderman. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Jamila Woods, "Tiny Garden (feat. duendita)," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 André 3000, "I Swear, I Really Wanted to Make a 'Rap' Album but This Is Literally the Way the Wind Blew Me This Time," New Blue Sun, Epic, 2023 André 3000, "Dreams Once Buried Beneath the Dungeon Floor Slowly Sprout into Undying Gardens," New Blue Sun, Epic, 2023 André 3000, "BuyPoloDisorder's Daughter Wears a 3000® Button Down Embroidered," New Blue Sun, Epic, 2023 MJ Lenderman, "Live Jack (Live)," And the Wind (Live and Loose!), Anti-, 2023 MJ Lenderman, "Knockin' (Live)," And the Wind (Live and Loose!), Anti-, 2023 MJ Lenderman, "Dan Marino (Live)," And the Wind (Live and Loose!), Anti-, 2023 Jamila Woods, "Good News," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 Jamila Woods, "Practice (feat. Saba)," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 Jamila Woods, "Bugs," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 Jamila Woods, "Thermostat (feat. Peter CottonTale)," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 Jamila Woods, "Send a Dove," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 Jamila Woods, "I Miss All My Exes (feat. Gia Margaret)," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 NNAMDÏ, "Armoire," Please Have a Seat, Secretly Canadian, 2022 Pozi, "Pest Control," Smiling Pools, Prah, 2023 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

26 Jan 2024

49 MINS

49:34

26 Jan 2024


#1101

A Nepo Baby Band From 1973

In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song featuring his teenage crush in a nepo baby band long before her acting career included WKRP In Cincinnati. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

24 Jan 2024

06 MINS

06:23

24 Jan 2024


#1100

Best TV Show Theme Songs & Opinions on Peter Gabriel

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share favorite songs that they loved as TV show theme songs. Plus the hosts review the new album from Peter Gabriel. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: The Handsome Family, "Far from Any Road," Singing Bones, Carrot Top, 2003 Peter Gabriel, "Panopticom (Bright-Side Mix)," I/O, Real World, 2023 Peter Gabriel, "Playing For Time (Bright-Side Mix)," I/O, Real World, 2023 Peter Gabriel, "Road to Joy (Bright-Side Mix)," I/O, Real World, 2023 Mick Jagger, "Strange Game," (Single), Polydor, 2022 Johnny Rivers, "Secret Agent Man," ...And I Know You Wanna Dance, Imperial, 1966 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, "Red Right Hand," Let Love In, Mute, 1994 Massive Attack, "Teardrop," Mezzanine, Virgin, 1998 Gavin DeGraw, "I Don't Want To Be," Chariot, J, 2004 Carole King and Louise Goffin, "Where You Lead I Will Follow," Our Little Corner of the World: Music from Gilmore Girls, Rhino, 2002 RJD2, "A Beautiful Mine," Magnificent City Instrumentals, Decon, 2006 The Coup, "My Favorite Mutiny (feat. Black Thought and Talib Kweli)," Pick a Bigger Weapon, Epitaph, 2006 Norma Tenaga, "You're Dead," Walkin' My Cat Named Dog, Rhino, 1966 Godfather of Harlem, "Just in Case (feat. Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross & DMX)," Just in Case (feat. Swizz Beatz, Rick Ross & DMX) (Single), Epic, 2019 The High Strung, "The Luck You Got," Moxie Bravo, Paper Thin, 2005 Blind Boys of Alabama, "Way Down In the Hole," The Spirit Of The Century, Real World, 2001 Regina Spektor, "You've Got Time," You've Got Time (Single), Sire, 2013 Quincy Jones, "Sanford & Son (The Streebeater)," You've Got It Bad Girl, A&M, 1973 Aloe Blacc, "I Need a Dollar," Good Things, Stones Throw, 2010 Jamila Woods, "Tiny Garden (feat. duendita)," Water Made Us, Jagjaguwar, 2023 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

19 Jan 2024

50 MINS

50:06

19 Jan 2024


#1099

A Great American Record Label

In this bonus episode Greg adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox in honor of Rounder Records, which is memorialized in [a new book by David Menconi] (https://uncpress.org/book/9781469674995/oh-didnt-they-ramble/) . Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

17 Jan 2024

07 MINS

07:59

17 Jan 2024


#1098

Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks

In 1975, Bob Dylan released "Blood on the Tracks," an album about relationship conflict that has since become a benchmark in his illustrious discography. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot do a classic album dissection and talk to someone who played on the record and some music journalists about what makes it so iconic. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Bob Dylan, "Lily, Rosemary and the Jack of Hearts," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Bob Dylan, "Shelter from the Storm," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Bob Dylan, "Idiot Wind (Take 6)," The Bootleg Series Vol. 14: More Blood, More Tracks, Columbia, 2018 Bob Dylan, "Idiot Wind," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Bob Dylan, "Buckets of Rain," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Bob Dylan, "You're a Big Girl Now," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up In Blue (Take 3, Remake 2)," The Bootleg Series Volumes 1–3 (Rare & Unreleased) 1961–1991, Columbia, 1991 Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up In Blue," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Bob Dylan, "If You See Her, Say Hello," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 Alabama 3, "Woke Up This Morning (Chosen One Mix)," Woke Up This Morning (Chosen One Mix) (Single), Geffen, 2000 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

12 Jan 2024

51 MINS

51:16

12 Jan 2024


#1097

An Enthusiastic Disease

In this bonus episode, Jim adds a track to the Desert Island Jukebox from a German band named for a disease with an exclamation mark after it. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

10 Jan 2024

04 MINS

04:37

10 Jan 2024


#1096

Greg's Annual Mixtape, Jim's Favorite Singles & Obituaries

Every year, host Greg Kot makes a mixtape of new songs to express his feelings about the past year. Greg shares a selection of that mix and the rest of the show staff look at other top singles of 2023. Plus, the hosts remember a few other musicians we lost in 2023. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Olivia Rodrigo, "Vampire," GUTS, Geffen, 2023 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 The Moody Blues, "Go Now!," The Magnificent Moodies, Decca, 1965 The Pogues, "Fairytale of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)," If I Should Fall from Grace with God, Warner, 1988 The Del-Lords, "Burning In The Flame Of Love," Frontier Days, EMI, 1984 Dwight Twilley Band, "I'm On Fire," Sincerely, Shelter, 1976 Dua Lipa, "Dance The Night," Barbie The Album, Atlantic, Warner Bros., Mattel, 2023 SZA, "Kill Bill (feat. Doja Cat)," Kill Bill (feat. Doja Cat) (Single), Top Dawg, RCA, 2023 XG, "LEFT RIGHT," SHOOTING STAR - Single, XGALX, 2023 PinkPantheress & Ice Spice, "Boy's a liar, Pt. 2," Boy's a liar, Pt. 2 (Single), Warner Music, 2023 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, "White Beretta," Weathervanes, Southeastern, Thirty Tigers, 2023 Shame, "Fingers of Steel," Food for Worms, Dead Oceans, 2023 Miley Cyrus, "Flowers," Endless Summer, Columbia, 2023 Ratboys, "Crossed That Line," The Window, Topshelf, 2023 RVG, "Midnight Sun," Brain Worms, Fire, 2023 The Rain Parade, "Last Rays of a Dying Sun," Last Rays of a Dying Sun, Label 51, 2023 Sara Noelle, "Dry the Rain," Dry the Rain (Single), Sara Noelle, 2023 Ladytron, "City of Angels," Time's Arrow, Cooking Vinyl, 2023 Ric Wilson, Chromeo & A-Trak, "Everyone Moves To LA (feat. Felicia Douglass)," CLUSTERFUNK, Free Disco/Empire, 2023 Butcher Brown, "MOVE (RIDE) (feat. Jay Prince)," Solar Music, Concord, 2023 Avalon Emerson, "Sandrail Silouette," & The Charm, Another Dove/One House, 2023 Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up in Blue," Blood on the Tracks, Columbia, 1975 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

05 Jan 2024

50 MINS

50:28

05 Jan 2024


#1095

A Prescient Song From 1978

In this bonus episode, Jim adds a prescient song about AI from 1978 to the Desert Island Jukebox. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

03 Jan 2024

07 MINS

07:21

03 Jan 2024


#1094

boygenius (Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus & Julien Baker) Plus Supergroups

Host Jim DeRogatis and producer Alex Claiborne talk with the indie rock supergroup, Boygenius. Group members Phoebe Bridgers, Lucy Dacus and Julien Baker talk about making their first full-length album, "the record," amidst their very active solo careers. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot also share a few tracks from other favorite supergroups. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Boygenius, "Not Strong Enough," the record, Interscope, 2023 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Boygenius, "True Blue," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Boygenius, "Without You Without Them," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Boygenius, "Letter to An Old Poet," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Boygenius, "20," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Boygenius, "Satanist," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Boygenius, "Emily, I'm Sorry," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Boygenius, "Anti-Curse," The Record, Interscope, 2023 Wild Flag, "Glass Tambourine," Wild Flag, Merge, 2011 Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt, "After the Gold Rush," Trio II, Asylum, 1999 Big Freedia, "Big Tyme (feat. Kamaiyah)," Central City, Queen Diva, 2023 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

29 Dec 2023

50 MINS

50:46

29 Dec 2023


#1093

RIP John Hyatt

In this bonus episode, Greg pays tribute to John Hyatt of the post-punk band The Three Johns from Leeds, England. One of the other "Johns" was Jon Langford of The Mekons. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

27 Dec 2023

05 MINS

05:20

27 Dec 2023


#1092

Andy Cirzan's Annual Holiday Spectacular

Our most mirthful musical meeting of each year- holiday music collector Andy Cirzan's spectacular yearly collection of strange tunes. This year the theme is song poems, which came from an odd corner of the music industry that hired studio musician to transform customers' poems into songs- for the right price. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Lenny Dee, "Sleigh Ride," Happy Holi-Dee, Decca, 1961 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Randall Dienna, "The Snowman Song," (Single), unknown, unknown Amelia Ferencz, "Bright Star Shining In The Sky," (Single), unknown, unknown Eugenia Adams, "I’m Santa Claus," (Single), M.S.R., unknown Beatrice Seira, "Stranger In The Manger," 1978 Christmas Album, M.S.R., 1978 Donald J. Nason, "Green Christmas Blues," (Single), Unknown, Unknown Unknown, "Santa Claus is Comin' (Electro Cheese)," (Single), Unknown, unknown Raymond F Moberly, "What Is Christmas?," 1977 Christmas Album, M.S.R., 1977 Dick Kent, "Is Santa The Man In The Moon?," (Single), M.S.R., unknown Cara Stewart , "On Christmas Eve," (Single), Blue Moon, unknown George Kovacs, "Merry Christmas Someone," (Single), unknown, 1963 Sue Meadows, "My Christmas Tree," (Single), unknown, 1970 Lenny Dee, "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer," Happy Holi-Dee, Decca, 1961 Heather Noel, "Santa Came On A Nuclear Missile," (Single), unknown, 1974 Bobbie Boyle (w/ the Sisterhood), "Santa Claus Goes Modern," Peace Is A Song To Cherish, M.S.R., unknown The Sisterhood, "The Rocking Disco Santa," (Single), M.S.R., unknown Mary White, "Rudolph Pouts," (Single), Cowtown, 1960 Boygenius, "20," the record, Interscope, 2023 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

22 Dec 2023

51 MINS

51:10

22 Dec 2023


#1091

A Late-Breaking Great Album

In this bonus episode, Jim highlights an album he came to late in the year that maybe would have made his top 10 list if he'd heard it earlier. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

20 Dec 2023

06 MINS

06:36

20 Dec 2023


#1090

The Best Albums of 2023

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their highly-anticipated “Best Albums” of 2023. Plus, they’ll also hear selections from production staff. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: boygenius, "Not Strong Enough," the record, Interscope, 2023 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Ladytron, "We Never Went Away," Time's Arrow, Cooking Vinyl, 2023 Kelela, "Contact," Raven, Warp, 2023 Underscores, "Locals (Girls like us)," Wallsocket, Mom + Pop, Corporate Rockmusic, 2023 Margo Price, "Lydia," Strays, Loma Vista, 2023 Genesis Owusu, "Leaving The Light," Struggler, Ourness, AWAL, 2023 Kicksie, "Sinking In," Slouch, Counter Intuitive, 2023 Big Freedia, "Booty Like A Drummer," Central City, Queen Diva, 2023 Mitski, "Bug Like an Angel," The Land Is Inhospitable and So Are We, Dead Oceans, 2023 Joanna Sternberg, "I've Got Me," I've Got Me, Fat Possum, 2023 Louise Post, "God I Know," Sleepwalker, El Camino, 2023 Jaimie Branch, "Burning Grey," Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((world war)), International Anthem, 2023 Troye Sivan, "Got Me Started," Something To Give Each Other, EMI Australia, Capitol, 2023 Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, "Save the World," Weathervanes, Southeastern, Thirty Tigers, 2023 Young Fathers, "Drum," Heavy Heavy, Ninja Tune, 2023 Lydia Loveless, "Runaway," Nothing's Gonna Stand in My Way Again, Bloodshot, 2023 billy woods and Kenny Segal, "FaceTime (feat. Samuel T. Herring)," Maps, Backwoodz Studioz, Fat Possum, 2023 boygenius, "Satanist," the record, Interscope, 2023 Wednesday, "Quarry," Rat Saw God, Dead Oceans, 2023 Mary White, "Rudolph Pouts," Rudolph Pouts (Single), Cowtown, 1960 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

15 Dec 2023

51 MINS

51:07

15 Dec 2023


#1089

A Sneak Peek At Our Holiday Spectacular

In this bonus episode, we hear the song that set our crate-digging Kris Kringle, Andy Cirzan, on his epic quest to collect the strangest holiday music ever created. (Our Holiday Spectacular comes out on 12/22.) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

13 Dec 2023

06 MINS

06:08

13 Dec 2023


#1088

John Prine's Debut Album Plus Listener Calls

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot do a classic album dissection of John Prine's debut album with author Erin Osmon. They also listen to feedback on recent episodes from listeners. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: John Prine, "Angel From Montgomery," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 John Prine, "A Good Time," Live at the 5th Peg, unreleased, 1970 John Prine, "Paradise," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 John Prine, "Sam Stone," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 Dusty Springfield, "Son of a Preacher Man," Dusty In Memphis, Atlantic, 1969 Bonnie Raitt, "Angel From Montgomery," Streetlights, Warner Bros, 1974 John Prine, "Illegal Smile," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 John Prine, "Spanish Pipedream," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 John Prine, "Hello In There," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 John Prine, "Your Flag Decal Won't Get You Into Heaven Anymore," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 Viagra Boys, "In Spite Of Ourselves (feat. Amy Taylor)," Welfare Jazz, Year0001, 2021 Iris DeMent, "Let The Mystery Be," Infamous Angel,Philo, 1992 John Prine, "Jesus, The Missing Years," The Missing Years, Oh Boy, 1991 John Prine, "When I Get To Heaven," The Tree of Forgiveness, Oh Boy, 2018 Tab Benoit, "Stackolina," Wetlands, Telarc, 2002 Wire, "Reuters," Pink Flag, Harvest, 1977 Urge Overkill, "Positive Bleeding," Saturation, Geffen, 1993 Let's Active, "Every Word Means No," Afoot, I.R.S., 1983 Boygenius, "Not Strong Enough," the record, Interscope, 2023 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

08 Dec 2023

50 MINS

50:30

08 Dec 2023


#1087

RIP Mars Williams

In this bonus episode Greg pays tribute to the saxophonist Mars Williams, who played with everyone from The Waitresses to Psychedelic Furs to Billy Idol to jazz greats in the AACM. Williams died November 20 at age 68. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

06 Dec 2023

06 MINS

06:21

06 Dec 2023


#1086

The Legend and Legacy of Lou Reed

This week, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with biographer Will Hermes about his recent book on Lou Reed, as well as Lou’s music, persona, legacy and more. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Lou Reed, "Walk on the Wild Side," Transformer, RCA, 1972 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 The Velvet Underground and Nico, "Sunday Morning," The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967 The Velvet Underground and Nico, "Heroin," The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967 The Velvet Underground, "Pale Blue Eyes," The Velvet Underground, MGM, 1969 Lou Reed, "Coney Island Baby," Coney Island Baby, RCA, 1975 The Velvet Underground, "Some Kinda Love," The Velvet Underground, MGM, 1969 Lou Reed, "How Do You Think It Feels," Berlin, RCA, 1973 Lou Reed, "Perfect Day," Transformer, RCA, 1972 The Velvet Underground, "Sweet Jane," Loaded, Cotillion, 1970 The Velvet Underground and Nico, "I'll Be Your Mirror," The Velvet Underground & Nico, Verve, 1967 The Velvet Underground, "Candy Says," The Velvet Underground, MGM, 1969 John Prine, "Hello In There," John Prine, Atlantic, 1971 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

01 Dec 2023

50 MINS

50:38

01 Dec 2023


#1085

A One-Hit Wonder Girl Group

In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song from a European girl group who barely had one hit in the height of Beatlemania. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

29 Nov 2023

05 MINS

05:08

29 Nov 2023


#1084

Sly & the Family Stone, Opinions on The Feelies & Robert Finley

Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot review Sly Stone's memoir and revisit an interview with Family Stone members Jerry Martini and Cynthia Robinson. They also review new albums from The Feelies and Robert Finley. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Sly and the Family Stone, "Everyday People," Stand!, Epic, 1969 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Robert Finley, "Waste of Time," Black Bayou, Easy Eye, 2023 Robert Finley, "What Goes Around (Comes Around)," Black Bayou, Easy Eye, 2023 Robert Finley, "Nobody Wants To Be Lonely," Black Bayou, Easy Eye, 2023 Robert Finley, "Gospel Blues," Black Bayou, Easy Eye, 2023 The Feelies, "Oh! Sweet Nuthin'," Some Kinda Love: The Feelies Performing the Music of the Velvet Underground, Bar None, 2023 The Feelies, "What Goes On," Some Kinda Love: The Feelies Performing the Music of the Velvet Underground, Bar None, 2023 The Feelies, "All Tomorrow's Parties," Some Kinda Love: The Feelies Performing the Music of the Velvet Underground, Bar None, 2023 The Feelies, "I'm Waiting For the Man," Some Kinda Love: The Feelies Performing the Music of the Velvet Underground, Bar None, 2023 Sly and the Family Stone, "I Ain't Got Nobody (For Real)," Dance To The Music, Epic, 1968 Sly and the Family Stone, "Advice," A Whole New Thing, Epic, 1967 Sly and the Family Stone, "I Hate To Love Her," A Whole New Thing, Epic, 1967 Ike and Tina Turner, "Bold Soul Sister," The Hunter, Blue Thumb, 1969 Sly and the Family Stone, "Dance To The Music," Dance To The Music, Epic, 1968 The Roots, "Star/Pointro," The Tipping Point, Geffen, 2004 Sly and the Family Stone, "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)," Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) (Single), Epic, 1969 Bobby Freeman, "C'mon and Swim," C'mon and Swim (Single), Autumn, 1964 Sly and the Family Stone, "Family Affair," There's A Riot Goin' On, Epic, 1971 Sly and the Family Stone, "Hot Fun in the Summertime," Hot Fun in the Summertime (Single), Epic, 1969 Sly and the Family Stone, "Thank You For Talking To Me Africa," There's A Riot Goin' On, Epic, 1971 Sly and the Family Stone, "Brave and Strong," There's A Riot Goin' On, Epic, 1971 Sly and the Family Stone, "You Can Make It If You Try (Live)," Stand!, Epic, 1969 Sly and the Family Stone, "We Love All," Dance To The Music (2007 version), Epic, 1968 Sly and the Family Stone, "Color Me True," Dance To The Music (Single), Epic, 1968 Lou Reed, "Walk on the Wild Side," Transformer, RCA, 1972 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

24 Nov 2023

51 MINS

51:01

24 Nov 2023


#1083

Happy (Belated) Birthday to a Living Legend

In this bonus episode, Greg adds a track to the Desert Island Jukebox in honor of a recent milestone birthday from a living legend. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

22 Nov 2023

08 MINS

08:09

22 Nov 2023


#1082

Songs About Giving Thanks

With Thanksgiving upon us, hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share some of their favorite songs about giving thanks. They also hear selections from the production staff. Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Featured Songs: Natalie Merchant, "Kind and Generous," Ophelia, Elektra, 1998 The Beatles, "With A Little Help From My Friends," Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Parlophone, 1967 Big Star, "Thank You Friends," Third, PVC, 1977 Sister Sledge, "We Are Family," We Are Family, Atlantic, 1979 Earth, Wind & Fire, "Gratitude," Gratitude, Columbia, 1975 Tyler, The Creator, "GONE, GONE / THANK YOU," IGOR, Columbia, 2019 Bonnie Raitt, "Thank You," Bonnie Raitt, Warner Bros., 1971 Lucinda Williams, "Stowaway in Your Heart," Down Where the Spirit Meets the Bone, Highway 20, 2014 Fall Out Boy, "Thnks Fr Th Mmrs," Infinity On High, Island, 2007 Chance The Rapper, "Blessings (feat. Jamila Woods)," Coloring Book, Self-Released, 2016 Andrew Gold, "Thank You For Being A Friend," All This and Heaven Too, Asylum, 1978 The Kinks, "Days," Days (Single), Pye 7N 17573, 1968 Dido, "Thank You," No Angel, Cheeky, 1999 Descendants, "Thank You," Everything Sucks, Epitaph, 1996 Third Eye Blind, "Thanks a Lot," Third Eye Blind, Elektra, 1997 Alanis Morissette, "Thank U," Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie, Maverick, Reprise, 1998 The Flaming Lips, "Do You Realize??," Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, Warner, 2002 Origami Angel, "Thank You, New Jersey," The Brightest Days, Counter Intuitive, 2023 The Intruders, "Be Thankful For What You Got," Energy of Love, TSOP, Philadelphia International, 1974 Sly and the Family Stone, "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)," Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) (Single), Epic, 1969 See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

17 Nov 2023

47 MINS

47:47

17 Nov 2023


#1081

Bows, Polka Dots and Existential Dread

In this bonus episode, Jim adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox from a one-hit-wonder known for flamboyant fashion and their single that might be about nuclear armageddon. Become a member on Patreon: [https://bit.ly/3slWZvc] (https://bit.ly/3slWZvc) Sign up for our newsletter: [https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG] (https://bit.ly/3eEvRnG) Make a donation via PayPal: [https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU] (https://bit.ly/3dmt9lU) Send us a Voice Memo: Desktop: [bit.ly/2RyD5Ah] (https://bit.ly/2RyD5Ah) Mobile: [sayhi.chat/soundops] (https://sayhi.chat/soundops) Join our Facebook Group: [https://bit.ly/3sivr9T] (https://bit.ly/3sivr9T) See Privacy Policy at [https://art19.com/privacy] (https://art19.com/privacy) and California Privacy Notice at [https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info] (https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info) . ... Read more

15 Nov 2023

05 MINS

05:47

15 Nov 2023