Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett are just a few of the artists who have looked to Clark for insightful, intelligent songs.
The Prince-penned "Manic Monday" was the first song The Bangles heard coming from a car radio, but "Eternal Flame" is closest to Susanna's heart, perhaps because she sang it in "various states of undress."
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
Dean's saga began with "Ariel," a song about falling in love with a Jewish girl from New Jersey.
Rupert crafted hits for Tina Turner, Howard Jones and The Fixx.
Gary Lewis and the Playboys had seven Top 10 hits despite competition from The Beatles. Gary talks about the hits, his famous father, and getting drafted.