Greg Kot (born March 3, 1957) is an American writer and journalist. Since 1990, Kot has been the music critic at the , Chicago Tribune where he has covered popular music and reported on music-related social, political and business issues. Kot cohosts [1 ] Sound Opinions which claims in its intro to be "the world's only rock 'n' roll talk show," nationally syndicated through its home base at Chicago Public Radio, WBEZ-FM 91.5. [2 ]
Kot's books include
, Wilco: Learning How to Die , and the forthcoming Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers and the March up Freedom's Highway. He also co-authored [3 ] The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones: Sound Opinions on the Great Rock 'n' Roll Rivalry ( Voyageur Press) with his Sound Opinions co-host Jim DeRogatis. His music criticism and journalism also has appeared in [4 ] Encyclopædia Britannica, [3 ] Cash: By the Editors of Rolling Stone, Harrison: A Rolling Stone tribute to George Harrison, The Trouser Press Guide to '90s Rock, and The Rolling Stone Album Guide MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide. A longtime contributor to [5 ] , Kot has written for a dozen national publications, Rolling Stone including [6 ] , Details , Blender , Entertainment Weekly , Men's Journal , Guitar World and Vibe Request. [3 ]
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^ "Greg Kot Biography". Chicago Tribune . Retrieved 29 August 2011.
^ "The Sound Opinions Station List". WBEZ . Retrieved 30 August 2011.
^ a b c "Greg Kot - Host of Sound Opinions". Biography. WBEZ . Retrieved August 29, 2011.
^ Reid, Graham. "The Beatles vs. The Rolling Stones by Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot". Review. Elsewhere . Retrieved August 29, 2011.
^ Gary Graff & Daniel Durcholz (eds), MusicHound Rock: The Essential Album Guide, Visible Ink Press (Farmington Hills, MI, 1999; ISBN 1-57859-061-2), p. xix.
^ "Greg Kot". Host, Sound Opinions. Chicago Public Media . Retrieved 29 August 2011.
^ "I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March up Freedom's Highway". Amazon.com . Retrieved December 27, 2013.
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