The drummer for Anthrax is also a key songwriter. He explains how the group puts their songs together and tells the stories behind some of their classics.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
Scaramouch, a hoople and a superhero soundtrack - see if you can spot the real Queen stories.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
Is Owl City on a quest for another hit like "Fireflies?" Adam answers that question and explains the influences behind many others.