JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
Bob was the bass player and lyricist for the first two Ozzy Osbourne albums. Here's how he wrote songs like "Crazy Train" and "Mr. Crowley" with Ozzy and Randy Rhoads.
Chris and his wife Tina were the rhythm section for Talking Heads when they formed The Tom Tom Club. "Genius of Love" was their blockbuster, but David Byrne only mentioned it once.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.