The good doctor shares some candid insights on recording with Phil Spector and The Black Keys.
He's a singer and an actor, but as a songwriter Paul helped make Kermit a cultured frog, turned a bank commercial into a huge hit and made love both "exciting and new" and "soft as an easy chair."
After studying in Paris with a famous composition teacher, Charles became the most successful writer of TV theme songs.
The powerhouse producer behind Janet Jackson's hits talks about his Boyz II Men ballads and regrouping The Time.
"Dead Skunk" became a stinker for Loudon when he felt pressure to make another hit - his latest songs deal with mortality, his son Rufus, and picking up poop.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.