He wrote "She Blinded Me With Science" so he could direct a video about a home for deranged scientists.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
It wasn't her biggest hit as a songwriter (that would be "Bette Davis Eyes"), but "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" had a family connection for Jackie.
Famous songs that lent their titles - and in some cases storylines - to movies.
The rock revolutionist on songwriting, quitting smoking, and what she thinks of Rush Limbaugh using her song.
The "A Thousand Miles" singer on what she thinks of her song being used in White Chicks and how she captured a song from a dream.