His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."
A popular contemporary folk singer, Williams still remembers the sticky note that changed her life in college.
U2, Carly Simon, Joanna Newsom, Brian Wilson and Fiona Apple have all gone to Van Dyke Parks to make their songs exceptional.
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When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.