Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
Jim talks about the impact of "The Middle" and uses a tree metaphor to describe his songwriting philosophy.
The "Midnight At The Oasis" singer is an Old Time gal. She talks about her jug band beginnings and shares a Dylan story.
The Creed lead singer reveals the "ego and self-fulfillment" he now sees in one of the band's biggest hits.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."