Sheryl Crow's longtime songwriting partner/guitarist Jeff Trott reveals the stories behind many of the singer's hits, and what its like to be a producer for Leighton Meester and Max Gomez.
Before "Rap" was a form of music, it was something guys did to pick up girls in nightclubs. Donnie talks about "The Rapper" and reveals the identity of Leah.
Kristian talks songwriting technique, like how the chorus should redefine the story, and how to write a song backwards.
In 1986, a Stephen King novella was made into a movie, with a classic song serving as title, soundtrack and tone.
The stories behind "Whole Of The Moon" and "Red Army Blues," and why rock music has "outlived its era of innovation."
The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.