Go behind the music with some of the world's best songwriters
Carmine AppiceCarmine Appice talks about co-writing the Rod Stewart hits "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" and "Young Turks," and explains what really happened when Led Zeppelin opened for his group Vanilla Fudge. Vanessa DaouThe electronica artist revisits her landmark 1994 album Zipless, based on the works of feminist poet Erica Jong. Richard AshcroftRichard Ashcroft of The Verve talks about using his songs to seek out a better place in a desensitized world, and coming back for his "Bitter Sweet Symphony" money. Elliott MurphyBilly Joel inducted him into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame; Springsteen said he's got "soul and spirit." Long appreciated in Europe, Americans are starting to discover Elliott Murphy. Vicki Peterson of the BanglesBangles singer/songwriter/guitarist Vicki Peterson on the Paisley Underground, The Goonies, and "Walk Like An Egyptian." Louise GoffinSinger-songwriter Louise Goffin discusses her album All These Hellos and whether she inherited her talent from her famous parents, legendary songwriting duo Gerry Goffin and Carole King. Ken Hensley (Uriah Heep)Ken Hensley tells the stories behind "Easy Livin'," "Blind Eye," and several other songs he wrote for Uriah Heep in the '70s.