Even before Soundgarden wrote a song about him, Artis was the most famous spoon player of all time. So why has he always been broke?
A song he wrote and recorded from "sheer spiritual inspiration," Allen's didn't think "Southern Nights" had hit potential until Glen Campbell took it to #1 two years later.
There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994.
The outlaw country icon talks about the spiritual element of his songwriting and his Bob Dylan mention.
Evelyn McDonnell, editor of the book Women Who Rock, on why the Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan.
The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.