The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
Mike Scott of The Waterboys - "Fisherman's Blues"
Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.