John tells the "St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion)" story and explains why he disappeared for so long.
Richie talks about the impact of "Amazed," and how his 4-year-old son inspired another Lonestar hit.
A selection of songs made to be terrible - some clearly achieved that goal.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
David talks about videos he made for Prince, Alabama, Big & Rich, Sheryl Crow, DMB, Melissa Etheridge and Sisters of Mercy.
Pete produced Dwight Yoakam, Michelle Shocked, Meat Puppets, and a very memorable track for Roy Orbison.
Carly Simon wrote "Anticipation" while waiting for her first date with Cat Stevens.
"All I Want For Christmas Is You" by Mariah Carey was the first ringtone certified Gold.
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" by Taylor Swift earned an entry in the 2014 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for the fastest-selling digital single. It reached the #1 spot on iTunes just 50 minutes after its release.
Michael Jackson's 1995 song "You Are Not Alone" was the first single in US history to enter the Billboard Hot 100 chart at #1
The '40s hit "Rum and Coca-Cola" is really about American soldiers soliciting prostitutes in Trinidad.
The Four Tops' "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" was written by the Motown team of Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland and Eddie Holland. The phrase "Sugar pie, honey bunch" was something Dozier's grandfather used to say when he was a kid.