Go behind the music with some of the world's best songwriters
Howie D of Backstreet BoysHowie D on his album of kids' music, and how he handled getting pushed to the back of the Backstreet Boys when their sound shifted. LissieThe singer-songwriter Lissie on her Twin Peaks performance (David Lynch = big fan), hitting #1 in Norway, and creating a life-changing song in a moment of despair. Evan Dando of the LemonheadsLemonheads frontman Evan Dando tells the stories behind some of their biggest songs, and explains how he feels about their biggest hit, a cover of "Mrs. Robinson." Kevin GodleyKevin Godley talks about directing classic videos for The Police, U2 and Duran Duran, and discusses song and videos he made with 10cc and Godley & Creme. Exene Cervenka of XSinger-songwriter Exene Cervenka of the seminal punk band X tells the stories behind some of their classic songs and defines "real punk." Alan ParsonsThe namesake of The Alan Parsons project talks about what inspired some of their famous songs, and what it was like working with The Beatles at Abbey Road. Charley PrideCountry music star Charley Pride on his biggest hits and his "permanent tan." Robin TrowerRobin Trower explains his songwriting process and reveals what inspired the Bridge of Sighs title. Dennis CoffeyGuitar great Dennis Coffey explains how he and his fellow Funk Brothers got that timeless Motown sound.