Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.
An interview with Frankie Valli, who talks about why his songs - both solo and with The Four Seasons - have endured, and reflects on his time as Rusty Millio on The Sopranos.
Who writes a song about a name they found in a phone book? That's just one of the everyday things these guys find to sing about. Anything in their field of vision or general scope of knowledge is fair game. If you cross paths with them, so are you.
How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.
Petula talks about her hits "Downtown" and "Don't Sleep In The Subway," and explains her Michael Jackson connection.