The Guns N' Roses rhythm guitarist in the early '90s, Gilby talks about the band's implosion and the side projects it spawned.
When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.
Soul music legend Bill Withers on how life experience and the company you keep leads to classic songs like "Lean On Me."
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better.
One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer."