Songs About Mistakes, Opinions on Paul McCartney & Steve Earle

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Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot share their favorite songs about mistakes. They also review new albums from Paul McCartney and Steve Earle. 

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McCartney III Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney McCartney III

Jim and Greg review the latest from Sir Paul McCartney, McCartney III, an album where Paul played all the instruments and sang all the parts. While there are some highlight tracks, there are also some subpar songs that make the hosts unsure if they would reach for this record in the future.

JT Steve Earle

Steve Earle JT.

JT is Steve Earle’s tribute album to his late son, Justin Townes Earle, who died too soon in summer of 2020. Steve covers 10 of his son’s songs and has written one new track. While touching and emotional tribute to his late son, Jim hopes that people go back and explore JT’s catalog independently of his father.

Songs About Mistakes

As Big Bird on Sesame Street sang, Everyone Makes Mistakes! Jim and Greg share some of their favorite songs about mistakes.

Jim

  • Rolling Stones, Angie
  • ABBA, SOS
  • Quincy Jones, Just Once
  • Violent Femmes, Add It Up

Greg

  • Tyrone Davis, Turn Back the Hands of Time
  • Rihanna, Same Ol’ Mistakes
  • Hüsker Dü, I Apologize
  • Tricky, Past Mistake

Guest Critic Brandon Ousley

  • Eugene McDaniels, The Parasite (For Buffy)

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