Grateful Dead

Jerry GarciaGuitar, vocals1965-1995
Bob WeirGuitar, vocals1965-1995
Ron "Pigpen" McKernanKeyboards, harmonica, vocals1965-1972
Phil LeshBass, vocals1965-1995
Bill KreutzmannDrums1965-1995
Mickey HartPercussion, drums1967-1970; 1974-1995
Tom ConstantenKeyboards1968-1970
Keith GodchauxKeyboards1971-1979
Donna GodchauxVocals1971-1979
Brent MydlandKeyboards1979-1990
Vince WelnickKeyboards1990-1995

JJ Burnel of The StranglersSongwriter Interviews

JJ talks about The Stranglers' signature sound - keyboard and bass - which isn't your typical strain of punk rock.

Charlotte Caffey of The Go-Go'sSongwriter Interviews

Charlotte was established in the LA punk scene when a freaky girl named Belinda approached her wearing a garbage bag.

Have Mercy! It's Wolfman JackSong Writing

The story of the legendary lupine DJ through the songs he inspired.

Gary Brooker of Procol HarumSongwriter Interviews

The lead singer and pianist for Procol Harum, Gary talks about finding the musical ideas to match the words.

Colin HaySongwriter Interviews

Established as a redoubtable singer-songwriter, the Men At Work frontman explains how religion, sobriety and Jack Nicholson play into his songwriting.

Jesus Thinks You're a Jerk: Rock vs. TelevangelistsSong Writing

When televangelists like Jimmy Swaggart took on rockers like Ozzy Osbourne and Metallica, the rockers retaliated. Bono could even be seen mocking the preachers.