Ian talks about his 3 or 4 blatant attempts to write a pop song, and also the ones he most connected with, including "Locomotive Breath."
Wilder's hit "Break My Stride" had an unlikely inspiration: a famous record mogul who rejected it.
The trail runs from flying saucer songs in the '50s, through Bowie, blink-182 and Katy Perry.
"Missing You" was a spontaneous outpouring of emotion triggered by a phone call. John tells that story and explains what MTV meant to his career.
The lead singer of Everclear, Art is also their primary songwriter.
Roger reveals the songwriting formula Clive Davis told him, and if "Eight Miles High" is really about drugs.