P.F. was a teenager writing hits and playing on tracks for Jan & Dean when he wrote a #1 hit that got him blackballed.
JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
"Great songwriters don't necessarily have hit songs," says Chris. He's written a bunch, but his fans are more interested in the intricate jams.
The man who created Yacht Rock with "Sailing" wrote one of his biggest hits while on acid.
Lita talks about how they wrote songs in The Runaways, and how she feels about her biggest hit being written by somebody else.