Taylor talks about "The Machine" - the hits, the videos and Clive Davis.
Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter.
Howard explains his positive songwriting method and how uplifting songs can carry a deeper message.
Surprise exits, a catfight and some very memorable performances make our list of the most memorable Idol moments.
Brenda talks about the inspiration that drove her to write hit songs like "Get Here" and "Piano in the Dark," and why a lack of formal music training can be a songwriter's best asset.
The lead singer on "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Then He Kissed Me," La La explains how and why Phil Spector replaced The Crystals with Darlene Love on "He's A Rebel."