The leader of the Modern A Cappella movement talks about the genre.
"Dead Skunk" became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit - his latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.
Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
His song "Into The Night" is one of the most-played of all time. For Benny, it took him to hell and back.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.