There are no more rock stars - the last one died in 1994.
The men of Sparks on their album Hippopotamus, and how Morrissey handled it when they suggested he lighten up.
A song he wrote and recorded from "sheer spiritual inspiration," Allen's didn't think "Southern Nights" had hit potential until Glen Campbell took it to #1 two years later.
The writer of "Rainy Night in Georgia" and "Polk Salad Annie" explains how he cooks up his Louisiana swamp rock.
Armed with a childhood spent devouring books, Mike Scott's heart was stolen by the punk rock scene of 1977. Not surprisingly, he would go on to become the most literate of rockers.
The Christian rapper talks about where his trip to Haiti and his history of addiction fit into his songs.