The Jayhawks' song "Big Star" has special meaning to Gary, who explains how longevity and inspiration have trumped adulation.
With the band in danger of being dropped from their label, Alice Cooper drummer Neal Smith co-wrote the song that started their trek from horror show curiosity to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.
It started with a bouncy MTV classic. Nirvana and MCR made them scary, then Gwen, Avril and Madonna put on the pom poms.
How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.
The country sweetheart opines about the demands of touring and talks about writing songs with her famous father.