When Judd Apatow needed under-appreciated rockers for his Knocked Up sequel, he immediately thought of Parker, who just happened to be getting his band The Rumour back together.
A selection of songs made to be terrible - some clearly achieved that goal.
The Stooges guitarist (and producer of the Kill City album) talks about those early recordings and what really happened with David Bowie.
When televangelists like Jimmy Swaggart took on rockers like Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica, the rockers retaliated. Bono could even be seen mocking the preachers.
The renown Texas songwriter has been at it for 40 years, with tales to tell about The Flatlanders and The Clash - that's Joe's Tex-Mex on "Should I Stay or Should I Go?"
The longtime Eagle talks about soaring back to his solo career, and what he learned about songwriting in the group.