Kooper produced Lynyrd Skynyrd, played with Dylan and the Stones, and formed BS&T.
Laura Nyro talks about her complex, emotionally rich songwriting and how she supports women's culture through her art.
The former Metallica bassist talks about his first time writing a song with James Hetfield, and how a hand-me-down iPad has changed his songwriting.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.
Songs that seem to glorify violence against women are often misinterpreted - but not always.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.