Ben DobsonVocals1997-1999
Ben HarperLead guitar1997-2005
Todd ClaryRhythm guitar1997-2000
Warren CookeBass1997-2002
Longineu W. Parsons IIIDrums, percussion1997-2014
Sean MackinViolin1997-2017
Ryan KeyVocals1999-2017
Alex LewisBass2003-2004
Pete MoselyBass, piano2004-2007
Ryan MendezLead guitar,2005-2017
Ian RondillaPiano, bass2006-2007
Josh PortmanBass2012-2017
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Into The Great Wide Open: Made-up MusiciansSong Writing

Eddie (played by Johnny Depp in the video) found fame fleeting, but Chuck Berry's made-up musician fared better.

Director Mark Pellington ("Jeremy," "Best Of You")Song Writing

Director Mark Pellington on Pearl Jam's "Jeremy," and music videos he made for U2, Jon Bon Jovi and Imagine Dragons.

A Monster Ate My Red Two: Sesame Street's Greatest Song SpoofsSong Writing

When singers started spoofing their own songs on Sesame Street, the results were both educational and hilarious - here are the best of them.

Which Restaurants Are Most Mentioned In Song Lyrics?Song Writing

Katy Perry mentions McDonald's, Beyoncé calls out Red Lobster, and Supertramp shouts out Taco Bell - we found the 10 restaurants most often mentioned in songs.

The Evolution of "Ophelia"Song Writing

How four songs portray Shakespeare's character Ophelia.

Johnette Napolitano of Concrete BlondeSongwriter Interviews

The singer/bassist for Concrete Blonde talks about how her songs come from clairvoyance, and takes us through the making of their hit "Joey."