The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
The drummer and one of the primary songwriters in Grand Funk talks rock stardom and Todd Rundgren.
These overtly religious songs crossed over to the pop charts, despite resistance from fans, and in many cases, churches.
She thinks of herself as a "song interpreter," but back in the '80s another country star convinced Emmylou to take a crack at songwriting.
Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
For songwriters, Johnny represents the American man. He has been angry, cool, magic, a rebel and, of course, marching home.