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.
Though Sound Opinions frequently airs obituaries, on today’s show Jim and Greg are memorializing artists we missed earlier in the year. Some musicians talked about more in depth include Sophie, Wanda Young of the Marvelettes, Chick Corea and Richard Kirk.
Top Singles of 2021
Jim is joined by the production staff to share his top five singles of 2021.
Lizzo, "Rumors (feat. Cardi B)"
Caroline Polacheck, "Bunny Is a Rider"
Beach Bunny, "Oxygen"
City Girls, "Twerkulator"
Yotuel, Gente de Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo, El Funky, "Patria y Vida"
Nick Waterhouse, "Vincentine," Promenade Blue, Innovative Leisure, 2021
Cocktail Slippers, "She Devil (Shout It out Loud!)," She Devil (Shout It out Loud!), Wicked Cool, 2021
Robert Finley, "Sharecropper's Son," Sharecropper's Son, Easy Eye, 2021
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