Matthew Wilder - "Break My Stride"
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.
The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
Jackie DeShannon - "Put a Little Love in Your Heart"
It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.