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Jeff TrottSheryl Crow's longtime songwriting partner/guitarist Jeff Trott reveals the stories behind many of the singer's hits, and what its like to be a producer for Leighton Meester and Max Gomez. Benmont TenchThe backbone of Tom Petty's Heartbreakers, Benmont talks about finally releasing his first solo album, his songwriting over the years, and the Gainesville sound. Joey Tempest of EuropeEurope's singer chats about the story behind "The Final Countdown," and if there was a real "Carrie." Jacoby Shaddix of Papa RoachPapa Roach's lead singer discusses the intensely personal lyrics he wrote for songs like "Scars," "Last Resort" and "Gravity." DoroOne of heavy metal's leading ladies talks about her dedication to the genre, and a song she has performed at weddings. Todd RundgrenTodd explains why he avoids "Hello It's Me," and what it was like producing Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell album. Corey Glover of Living ColourLiving Colour's frontman explains the message behind the "Cult of Personality" video and talks about touring with the Stones. Ido ZmishlanyThe songwriter/producer behind hits for Shawn Mendes, Ryan Star and Connell Cruise talks about the inspiration and motivation behind the music. Krishna DasThe top chant artist in the Western world, Krishna Das talks about how these Hindu mantras compare to Christian worship songs. Midge UreThe "Do They Know It's Christmas?" co-writer/producer talks about the song's biggest challenges and most surprising vocal performances. Catt GravittAn inside look at the Nashville music machine from the co-writer of "Alone With You" (Jake Owen), "Where You Are" (Rascal Flatts) and "Why Ya Wanna" (Jana Kramer). David Paich of TotoToto's keyboard player explains the true meaning of "Africa" and talks about working on the Thriller album. Chris O'Connor of Primitive Radio GodsThe enigmatic songwriter of the '90s classic "Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth With Money in My Hand" talks about his twisted turns through the music industry. Carlene CarterCarlene Carter talks about her Carter Family roots and her tour with John Mellencamp. Jackie Mohr of The MohrsThe Mohrs frontwoman Jackie Mohr talks about the challenges of being a woman in rock, and how unstable relationships provided inspiration for their debut album.