The Opus

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Consequence of Sound and Sony bring you an exploration of legendary albums and their ongoing legacy. Join The Opus as it learns how masterpieces continue to evolve: shaping lives, shaking rafters, and ingraining itself into our culture. Maybe you’re a longtime fan who wants to go deeper. Maybe you’re a first-time listener curious to hear more – either way, you’re in the right place.

Latest Episode:

Season 7: Bridge over Troubled Water

The Opus - Simon and Garfunkel, Episode 1Hosted by Andy Bothwell

Episode 1: Following the Footsteps of Simon and Garfunkel

Episode 2 – Due Out February 20th

Episode 3 – Due Out February 27th

Season Six: London Calling

The Opus - London Calling

Hosted by Andy Bothwell

Episode 1: The Clash Started a Rebellion by Defying Labels

Episode 2: The Clash Never Failed Their Influences

Episode 3: The Clash’s Transmissions Broadcast Beyond All Borders 

Season Five: Blizzard of Ozz

Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz The Opus

Hosted by Andy Bothwell

Episode 1: The Prince of Darkness Finds Unlikely Shelter

Episode 2: The Unexpected Influence of Ozzy Osbourne

Episode 3: The People vs. Ozzy Osbourne

Season Four: Red Headed Stranger

Willie Nelson The Opus Red Headed Stranger

Hosted by Andy Bothwell

Episode 1: Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Rebirth

Episode 2 – Betting It All On Being Different

Episode 3 – The Wonderful World of Willie


Season Three: Grace

The Opus

Hosted by Carrie Courogen

Episode 1: The Voice of Jeff Buckley

Episode 2: Buckley and Grace After Death

Episode 3: Keeping Jeff Buckley’s Legacy Alive

Season Two: Electric Ladyland

Hosted by Ernest Wilkins

The Opus: Jimi Hendrix, artwork by Steven Fiche

Episode 1: The Deification of Jimi Hendrix

Episode 2: The Studio Wizardry of Hendrix

Episode 3: The Cinematic Immortality of Hendrix

Episode 4: The Enduring Legacy of Hendrix

Season One: Blood on the Tracks

Hosted by Paula Mejia

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Episode 1: Canonizing Bob Dylan’s Opus

Episode 2: Dylan’s Songwriting Process

Episode 3: Evaluating Dylan’s Cinematic Legacy

Episode 4: How Dylan Birthed Bootleg Culture