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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.

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    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

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.

    Robert Finley, Opinions on Neil Young, The Weeknd & Turnstile, Plus Peter Bogdanovich

    Robert Finley, Opinions on Neil Young, The Weeknd & Turnstile, Plus Peter Bogdanovich

    For much of his life, Robert Finley's musical talent was a buried treasure, but with "Sharecropper's Son" he made one of the best albums of 2021. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot talk with Finley about his unconventional path to a music career. They also revisit their 2008 conversation with the late director Peter Bogdanovich about his Tom Petty documentary film. Plus, the hosts review new albums from Turnstile, The Weeknd and Neil Young.

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    • 50 min
    Peter Bogdanovich on Tom Petty

    Peter Bogdanovich on Tom Petty

    In this bonus episode, director Peter Bogdanovich talks with Jim and Greg about his Tom Petty documentary, "Runnin' Down A Dream." Bogdanovich died on January 6 at age 82.

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    • 16 min
    The Top Singles of 2021 & Greg's Mixtape

    The Top Singles of 2021 & Greg's Mixtape

    Some songs can define our memory of a year when we look back. Host Jim DeRogatis and production staff share the songs that defined 2021 for them. Plus, host Greg Kot shares his 2021 mixtape and pays tribute to musicians who died in 2021.

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    • 51 min
    A great song by a cool band, made popular by a pop star

    A great song by a cool band, made popular by a pop star

    In this bonus podcast, Greg adds a song to the Desert Island Jukebox that became very popular for a pop star, but whose songwriter remained obscure.

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    • 4 min
    "Gimme Shelter" Singer Merry Clayton & Author Dawnie Walton

    "Gimme Shelter" Singer Merry Clayton & Author Dawnie Walton

    Author Dawnie Walton talks with hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot about what inspired her debut novel, The Final Revival of Opal and Nev, a fantasy rock history about a fierce black singer in the 1970s. Plus Jim and Greg talk with Merry Clayton, whose iconic performance on "Gimme Shelter" still didn't make her a household name.

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    • 51 min
    A '90s Nugget Gets Added to the Jukebox

    A '90s Nugget Gets Added to the Jukebox

    In this bonus podcast, Jim adds a one-hit-wonder from 1996 to the Desert Island Jukebox.

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    • 11 min

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