His keyboard work helped define the Muscle Shoals sound and make him an integral part of many Neil Young recordings. Spooner is also an accomplished songwriter, whose hits include "I'm Your Puppet" and "Cry Like A Baby."
The "All I Want" singer went through a long depression, playing some shows when he didn't want to be alive.
Our chat with Barney Hoskyns, who covers the wild years of Woodstock - the town, not the festival - in his book Small Town Talk.
First question: Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson appeared in videos for what artist?
The guitarist/songwriter explains how he came up with his signature sound, and deconstructs some classic Fear Factory songs.
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.