The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.
One of the first successful female singer-songwriters, Janis had her first hit in 1967 at age 15.
Their frontman (Chris Cornell) started out as their drummer, so Soundgarden takes a linear approach when it comes to songwriting. Kim explains how they do it.
Phone booths are nearly extinct, but they provided storylines for some of the most profound songs of the pre-cell phone era.
The singer/bassist for Concrete Blonde talks about how her songs come from clairvoyance, and takes us through the making of their hit "Joey."