Long before Eminem, Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj created alternate personas, David Bowie, Bono, Joni Mitchell and even Hank Williams took on characters.
Richard explains how Joe Walsh kickstarted his career, and why he chose Hazard, Nebraska for a hit.
Just like Darrin was replaced on Bewitched, groups have swapped out original members, hoping we wouldn't notice.
Go beyond the Wall of Voodoo with this cinematic songwriter.
Into the vaults for this talk with Bolton from the '80s when he was a focused on writing songs for other artists.
"When seeds that you sow grow by the wicked moon/Be sure your sins will find you out/Your past will hunt you down and turn to tell on you."