"Eye of the Tiger"

episode #1

JIM PETERIK

Grammy winner. Seven Top 10 Billboard singles. "Rockin' Into the Night," "Hold on Loosely." Co-author of Songwriting for Dummies. Survivor.

"Mama's Broken Heart"

episode #2

BRANDY CLARK

Six-time Grammy nominee. CMA Song of the Year winner. "Follow Your Arrow" (Kacey Musgraves), "Better Dig Two" (The Band Perry). Celebrated singer-songwriter. 

"There Goes My Everything"

episode #3

DALLAS FRAZIER

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. CMA Song of the Year winner. Over 150 appearances on the Billboard charts. "Alley-Oop," "Elvira," "Beneath Still Waters."

"I'm Your Puppet"

episode #4

SPOONER OLDHAM

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Musicians Hall of Fame. "Cry Like a Baby" (The Box Tops), "It Tears Me Up" (Percy Sledge). Muscle Shoals legend.

"Wind Beneath My Wings"

episode #5

JEFF SILBAR

Grammy Song of the Year. CMA Song of the Year. Over 25 appearances in the Top 40 on Billboard's Pop, Country and Adult Contemporary charts.

"Midnight Blue"

episode #6

MELISSA MANCHESTER

Grammy-winning songwriter and performer. Nine compositions in the Top 40 in Billboard. "Whenever I Call You Friend" (Kenny Loggins, Stevie Nicks)

"I Can't Go For That"
"I Can't Go For That"
"I Can't Go For That"
"I Can't Go For That"

episode #7

JOHN OATES

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall of Fame. "She's Gone," "Out of Touch," "Maneater," "You Make My Dreams," "Sara Smile." 

"She's All I Got"

episode #8

SWAMP DOGG

R&B cult favorite. Only African-American songwriter to win the CMA Song of the Year award. Atlantic Records' first black staff producer. Covered by Bob Dylan. 

"He Touched Me" (Elvis)

episode #9

BILL GAITHER

ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Century. 22 Grammy nominations and 8 wins. "Because He Lives," "There's Something About That Name." 

"Love is a Battlefield"

episode #10

HOLLY KNIGHT

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Multiple Grammy-winning songs. "Better Be Good to Me" and "Simply the Best" (Tina Turner), "Rag Doll" (Aerosmith), + more. 

"The Morning After"

episode #11

AL KASHA

Two-time Academy Award winner. 
Two-time Grammy nominee. Two-time Tony nominee. Covered by Elvis, Aretha, Sinatra, Cash, Neil Diamond, and Donna Summer.

"He Stopped Loving Her Today"

episode #12

BOBBY BRADDOCK

Forty #1 country hits. CMA Song of the Year winner. Two-time ACM Songwriter of the Year. Seven-time Grammy nominee and three-time winner.

"Peaceful Easy Feeling"

episode #13

JACK TEMPCHIN

Eagles collaborator and multi-song contributor to the best-selling album of all time. "Already Gone," "Slow Dancing (Swaying to the Music)," "The One You Love."

"Groovin'" (The Rascals)

episode #14

FELIX CAVALIERE

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Grammy Hall of Fame. "A Beautiful Morning," "You Better Run," "People Got to be Free." Rascal.

"Raise 'Em Up" (Keith Urban)

episode #15

JAREN JOHNSTON

Two-time Grammy nominee. Behind-the-scenes hitmaker and Cadillac Three frontman. "You Gonna Fly," "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" (Tim McGraw)

"Lean On Me"

episode #16

BILL WITHERS

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nine-time Grammy nominee and three-time winner. "Ain't No Sunshine," "Just the Two of Us."

"Livin' on a Prayer" 

episode #17

DESMOND CHILD

70 Top 40 singles. Songwriters Hall of Fame. ASCAP Founders Award. Emmy/Grammy nominee.
"Livin' La Vida Loca," Crazy," "Dude (Looks Like a Lady)."

"In the Ghetto" (Elvis)

episode #18

MAC DAVIS

Songwriters Hall of Fame. BMI Icon. Grammy nominee. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. "A Little Less Conversation," "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me."

"Double Crossing Time"

episode #19

JOHN MAYALL

Godfather of British Blues. On Rolling Stone's "500 Best Albums of All Time" list. Clapton and Mick Fleetwood's former boss. "I'm Your Witchdoctor." 

"Summer in the City"

episode #20

JOHN SEBASTIAN

Lovin' Spoonful frontman. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Do You Believe in Magic," "Welcome Back," "You Didn't Have to Be So Nice."

"Wild Thing"

episode #21

CHIP TAYLOR

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Janis Joplin's "Try" (Just a Little Bit Harder), "Angel of the Morning." Brother of Jon Voight and former professional gambler.

"The House That Built Me"

episode #22

TOM DOUGLAS

Five-time Grammy nominee. ACM Song of the Decade award. Oscar nominee. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. "I Run to You," "Grown Men Don't Cry."

"Girl Crush"

episode #23

LORI McKENNA

CMA Song of the Year winner. NSAI Song of the Year. Nine-time Grammy nominee and two-time winner. "Humble and Kind," "Always Remember Us This Way."

"Foolish Heart" (Steve Perry)

episode #24

RANDY GOODRUM

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. ASCAP Song of the Year. ACM Song of the Year. "I'll Be Over You," "Oh Sherrie," "Who's Holdin' Donna Now."

"King of Broken Hearts"

episode #25

JIM LAUDERDALE

Seven-time Grammy nominee and two-time winner. Over a dozen George Strait cuts. "I Lost You" (Elvis Costello), "Hole in My Head" (Dixie Chicks).

"Born To Be Wild"

episode #26

MARS BONFIRE

Rolling Stone's "Top 500 Songs of All Time," SOCAN's inaugural Cultural Impact Award. Covered by Etta James, U2, Bruce Springsteen, and Wilson Pickett.

"Hound Dog" (Elvis)

episode #27

MIKE STOLLER

Rock & Roll and Songwriters Hall of Fame. ASCAP Founders Award. "Yakety Yak," "Jailhouse Rock," "Stand By Me," "Love Potion No. 9." Over 20 Elvis cuts.

"Close Up the Honky Tonks"

episode #28

RED SIMPSON

"The forgotten man of the Bakersfield Sound" - Bob Dylan. "Gonna Have Love," "Sam's Place," "You Don't Have Very Far to Go," "The Highway Patrol."

"A Home" (Dixie Chicks)

episode #29

RANDY & MAIA SHARP

Randy's had 13 Top 40 country hits. Daughter Maia's had cuts by Bonnie Raitt, Keb' Mo', Cher, and others. Together they've written for Dixie Chicks and much more.

"Stupid Girls" (P!nk)

episode #30

BILLY MANN

Two-time Grammy nominee and writer for P!nk ("Glitter in the Air"), Jessica Simpson ("With You"), Teddy Gegier ("For You I Will"). and others.

"Day-O" (Harry Belafonte)

episode #31

IRVING BURGIE

Eight songs on the first-ever million-selling album. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Over 30 songs for Harry Belafonte - "Jamaica Farewell," "Island in the Sun," etc.

"What a Girl Wants" (Xtina)

episode #32

SHELLY PEIKEN

Grammy nominee. Wrote the first #1 song of this millennium. Hits for Christina Aguilera ("Come On Over Baby"), Meredith Brooks ("Bitch"), and many others.

"Sunshine Superman"

episode #33

DONOVAN

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. BMI Icon. "Mellow Yellow," "Hurdy Gurdy Man," "Atlantis." Helped shape several Beatles songs.  

"All of Me" (John Legend)

episode #34

TOBY GAD

Two-time ASCAP Song of the Year winner. Grammy nominee. Over 30 platinum albums and singles. "If I Were a Boy" (Beyonce), "Big Girls Don't Cry" (Fergie), etc.

"Tips of My Fingers"

episode #35

BILL ANDERSON

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Only country writer w/ a Top 40 hit in 7 consecutive decades. Multiple CMA and ACM Songs of the Year. BMI Icon. ACM Poets Award.

"Dare You to Move"

episode #36

JON FOREMAN

Grammy-winning frontman of Switchfoot. Multi-Platinum artist. 14 Dove awards. RIAA Gold singles include "Meant to Live" and "Stars." Covered by Taylor Swift.

"Fix My Eyes"

episode #37

SETH MOSLEY

SESAC Christian Songwriter of the Year. Dove Award for Songwriter of the Year. Eight #1 hits in 2015 alone. "Air I Breathe" (Mat Kearney), "He Knows" (J. Camp).

"Last Train to Clarksville"

episode #38

BOBBY HART

Golden Globe, Grammy, and Oscar nominee. Over 20 songs for The Monkees - "I Wanna Be Free," "I'm Not Your Steppin' Stone," etc. Days of Our Lives theme & more.

"Listen to the Music"

episode #39

TOM JOHNSTON

Doobie Brother. Rock & Roll Hall
of Fame. "Long Train Runnin," "China Grove," "Rockin' Down the Highway." "The Doctor."
Plus Top 40 solo success.

"The Blade" (Ashley Monroe)

episode #40

JAMIE FLOYD

NPR Music Top Songs list. SESAC honoree. Songs recorded by Ronnie Dunn, Brian McKnight, and Hayden Panettiere for the TV show Nashville.

"Like a Virgin" (Madonna)

episode #41

BILLY STEINBERG

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Grammy winner. "True Colors," "I Touch Myself," Heart's "Alone, Whitney's "So Emotional," The Pretenders' "I'll Stand by You."

"The Dock of the Bay"

episode #42

STEVE CROPPER

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Multi-Grammy winner. "In the Midnight Hour," "Knock on Wood," "Green Onions," "Mr. Pitiful."

"Girls Chase Boys"

episode #43

TRENT DABBS

BMI Pop award winner. Wrote Top 40 "Undermine" with Kacey Musgraves for TV's Nashville. "Girls Chase Boys" (Ingrid Michaelson). EP w/ Ashley Monroe

"Change the World" (Clapton)

episode #44

GORDON KENNEDY

Song of the Year Grammy award. ASCAP Pop award winner. Garth Brooks' "You Move Me" and "Lost in You," Grammy-winning producer for Peter Frampton. 

"Right or Wrong"

episode #45

WANDA JACKSON

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Grammy nominee. Buck Owens' "Kickin' Our Hearts Around," "In the Middle of a Heartache," "Mean Mean Man." Elvis' girlfriend!

"Stay" (Just a Little Bit Longer)

episode #46

MAURICE WILLIAMS

Wrote the shortest song to ever hit #1 in Billboard. BMI Award recipient. Founder of the Zodiacs. "Little Darlin'" (the Diamonds, Elvis). "May I" (Bruce Springsteen).

"Dream Weaver"

episode #47

GARY WRIGHT

Founding member of Spooky Tooth. Frequent George Harrison collaborator. "Love is Alive" (covered by Chaka Khan). "Really Want to Know You."

"10 Rounds with Jose Cuervo"

episode #48

MARLA CANNON

Multiple ASCAP award winner. "The Fool" (Lee Ann Womack), "Cleaning This Gun" (Rodney Akins), "Don't Make Me" (Blake Shelton), and more.

"Gallo del Cielo"
"Gallo del Cielo"

episode #49

TOM RUSSELL

Rolling Stone called him "the greatest living folk-country songwriter." "Navajo Rug," "Blue Wing." Wrote Top 10 Suzy Bogguss hit "Outbound Plane."

"Coal Miner's Daughter"

episode #50

LORETTA LYNN

One of Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters." BMI Icon. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Lifetime Achievement Grammy. Kennedy Center honoree. Female pioneer.

"I Fought the Law"

episode #51

SONNY CURTIS

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Walk Right Back" (Everly Brothers), "More Than I Can Say" (Leo Sayer),
Mary Tyler Moore Show theme.

2nd Anniversary Highlights

episode #52

SONGCRAFT SAMPLER

Scott and Paul look back on the first two years of Songcraft, sharing memories and clips of previous episodes, including favorite interview moments.

"Gene in a Bottle" (Xtina)

episode #53

PAM SHEYNE

Ivor Novello award for International Hit of the Year. Record sales of over 50 million. "Irresistible" (Jessica Simpson). "He Loves U Not" (Dream).

"A Real Fine Place to Start"

episode #54

RADNEY FOSTER

Over a dozen Top 10 country hits. Grammy nominee. Four-time CMA Duo of the Year nominee. "I'm In" (Keith Urban), "Nobody Wins," "Just Call Me Lonesome."

"A Good Year for the Roses"

episode #55

JERRY CHESNUT

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Billboard Country Writer of the Year. "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" (Elvis), "It's Four in the Morning" (Faron Young), "Oney" (Johnny Cash).

"Automatic" (Miranda)

episode #56

NATALIE HEMBY

Three-time Grammy nominee. ACM Song of the Year winner. NSAI Song of the Year. "Pontoon" and "Tornado" (Little Big Town),
"Downtown" (Lady Antebellum).

"Time of the Season"

episode #57

ROD ARGENT

Founder of The Zombies. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Rolling Stone's list of "500 Greatest Songs of All Time." "She's Not There," "Tell Her No." "Hold Your Head Up."

"Only the Lonely" 

episode #58

JOE MELSON

Roy Orbison's writing partner. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. On Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs and BMI's Top 100 Songs list. "Blue Bayou," "Crying."

"Get 'Em High" (Kanye)

episode #59

TALIB KWELI

Seven Billboard Top 10 albums. Half of Black Star (with Mos Def) and Reflection Eternal. "Get By," "Move Somethin'," "The Blast," "One Four Love," "Definition."

"By the Time I Get to Phoenix"

episode #60

JIMMY WEBB

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters list. Three-time Grammy winner. "Galveston," "Wichita Lineman," "MacArthur Park," "Highwayman."

"I Still Believe in You"

episode #61

VINCE GILL

More Grammy awards than any male country performer ever. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Multiple CMA and ACM Song of the Year wins. BMI Icon.

"Suspicious Minds" (Elvis)

episode #64

MARK JAMES

Grammy Song of the Year. Two-time CMA Song of the Year. Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Moody Blue", "You Were Always on My Mind," "Hooked on a Feeling," 

"At This Moment"

episode #62

BILLY VERA

Grammy winner. Peabody Award for Excellence. "I Really Got the Feeling" (Dolly Parton), "Storybook Children" (with Judy Clay). Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

"The Truth About Men"

episode #65

RORY FEEK

Half of country duo Joey + Rory. Grammy award winner. ACM award winner. "Some Beach" (Blake Shelton), "A Little More Country Than That" (E. Corbin).

"She Thinks I Still Care"

episode #63

DICKEY LEE

Eight #1 country hits. ACM Song of the Year winner. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Let's Fall to Pieces Together" (George Strait), "Keeper of the Stars."

Alien vs. Predator

episode #66

HARALD KLOSER

Blockbuster film composer. Roland Emmerich collaborator. Screen writer. Multiple BMI film/TV awards. The Day After Tomorrow, 2012, White House Down.

"Harper Valley P.T.A."

episode #67

TOM T. HALL

Among Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Songwriters." Grammy winner. BMI Icon. ACM Poet's award. Country Music Hall of Fame. Nashville Songwriters HOF.

"The Song Remembers When"

episode #68

HUGH PRESTWOOD

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Emmy award winner. BMI and NSAI Song of the Year. "Hard Rock Bottom of Your Heart," "Ghost in this House."

"Kissin' Cousins" (Elvis)

episode #69

RANDY STARR

Dentist Warren Nadel had another life as Randy Starr, writing songs such as "Almost in Love" for Elvis films, as well as the instrumental hit "The Enchanted Sea."

"Deeper Well" (Emmylou)

episode #70

DAVID OLNEY

"The best songwriter you've never heard of." - L.A. Times. Covered by Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, etc. "Women Across the River," "Jerusalem Tomorrow."

"I Am Able"

episode #71

EMISUNSHINE

Thirteen-year-old Americana prodigy who explores "murder, suicide, and cheatin'." "As the Waters Rise," "Tennessee Killing Song."

"Do Right Man" (Aretha)

episode #72

DAN PENN

Among Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters of All Time. "I'm Your Puppet," "The Dark End of the Street," "Cry Like a Baby," "You Left the Water Running."

"Man in the Mirror"

episode #73

SIEDAH GARRETT

Grammy winner. Two-time Academy Award nominee. MJ's duet partner ("I Just Can't Stop Loving You"). "Love You I Do" (Jennifer Hudson,  Dreamgirls).

"Song of the South"

episode #74

BOB McDILL

Twenty-three #1 country hits. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Grammy nominee. ACM Poet's Award. Seven Song-of-the-Year nominations. 

"Midnight Train to Georgia"

episode #75

JIM WEATHERLY

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs list. ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Grammy nominee.  

"Detroit City"

episode #76

MEL TILLIS

Final interview with BMI Country Songwriter of the Decade. National Medal of Arts recipient. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Forty-nine Top 20 hits.

"Let's Go Get Stoned"

episode #77

JOSHIE JO ARMSTEAD

Ashford & Simpson's writing partner. Pioneering female producer/label owner. "Jealous Kinda Fella," "Sock it to Me," "I Don't Need No Doctor."

7 Writers & Their Holiday Hits

episode #78

CHRISTMAS CLASSICS

Writers of "Feliz Navidad," "Santa Baby," "Santa Claus is Back in Town," "Mary, Did You Know," "Someday at Christmas," "Christmas Time is Here," & more.

"Dear Sister"

episode #79

CLAIRE LYNCH

Three-time Grammy nominee. Six-time International Bluegrass Music Association award winner, including Song of the Year. Alabama Music Hall of Fame.

"Born Under a Bad Sign"

episode #80

WILLIAM BELL

Stax legend. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's "500 Songs That Shaped Rock & Roll" list. "You Don't Miss Your Water," "I Forgot to be Your Lover," "Tryin' to Love Two."

"Long Cool Woman"

episode #81

ROGER COOK

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Only Brit in the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing," "Talking in Your Sleep," "Love is on a Roll." 

"Grace Wins"

episode #82

MATTHEW WEST

ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Year. Emmy and Grammy nominee. Billboard Hot Christian Songwriter of the Year. "The Motions," "Forgiveness."

"Southern Voice" (T. McGraw)

episode #83

BOB DIPIERO

Fifteen #1 country hits. BMI Icon. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Oscar nominee. "Take Me As I Am" (Faith), "Worlds Apart" (Vince), "Blue Clear Sky" (Strait).

"American Pie"

episode #84

DON McLEAN

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Penned one of the RIAA's "Top 5 Songs of the 20th Century." BBC Folk Music Lifetime Achievement Award. "Vincent," "Castles in the Air."

"Invisible Touch"

episode #85

TONY BANKS

Founding member of Genesis. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Grammy winner. 21 million + albums sold in the US. "In Too Deep," "Hold On My Heart," "Land of Confusion."

"Jackson" (Johnny & June)

episode #86

BILLY EDD WHEELER

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Yale-educated "hillbilly poet." "It's Midnight" (Elvis), "Coward of the County" (Kenny Rogers), "Blistered" (Johnny Cash).

"Bad Girls" (Donna Summer)

episode #87

BRUCE SUDANO

Summers' husband and collaborator. "Starting Over Again" (Dolly Parton). Charting singles for Michael Jackson, Reba McEntire, Robert Palmer, and more.

"Through the Years" (Kenny)

episode #88

STEVE DORFF

Songwriters Hall of Fame. Multiple Emmy and Grammy nominee. "Every Which Way But Loose." "I Cross My Heart," "As Long as We Got Each Other" (Growing Pains)

"This Kiss" (Faith Hill)

episode #89

BETH NIELSEN CHAPMAN

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Two-time Grammy nominee. CMA Song of the Year. "Strong Enough to Bend," "Nothing I Can Do About It Now."

"American Woman"

episode #90

RANDY BACHMAN

Founder of the Guess Who & BTO.
"These Eyes," "No Sugar Tonight," "Laughing," "Undone," "Let it Ride," "Takin' Care of Business," "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet."

"We Did But Now You Don't"

episode #91

WOODY BOMAR

Father's Day Episode! Scott's dad talks about writing #1 country hits, promoting the songs of Kris Kristofferson, and signing Taylor Swift to her first publishing deal.

"Maniac" (from Flashdance)

episode #92

DENNIS MATKOSKY

Academy Award winner. Grammy and Golden Globe nominee. "I Need You" (LeeAnn Rimes), "You'll Think of Me" (Keith Urban). Cuts by Smokey, Reba, Chicago, etc.

"I Hope You Dance"

episode #93

MARK D. SANDERS

Twenty-five Top 10 country hits. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. CMA, ACM, and ASCAP Song of the Year. Grammy winner. Country Songwriter of the Year.   

"The Road Goes On Forever"

episode #94

ROBERT EARL KEEN

Americana icon. Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame. Lyle Lovett collaborator. "Front Porch Song," "Corpus Christi Bay,"Merry Christmas from the Family."

"Souvenirs de Nos Peres"

episode #95

JOHN JORGENSON

Grammy winner. US Ambassador of Gypsy Jazz. Founding member of the Desert Rose Band and the Hellecasters. Elton John guitarist. Peter Frampton collaborator. 

"Same Love"

episode #96

MARY LAMBERT

Song of the Year Grammy nominee for her collaboration with Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. #1 Billboard dance single "Secrets." "She Keeps Me Warm."

"Love's Been a Little Bit Hard On Me"

episode #97

GARY BURR

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Two dozen Ringo Starr cuts. Carole King and Kenny Loggins collaborator. ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year.

"Strawberry Wine"

episode #98

MATRACA BERG

ACM Poets Award. Three-time Best Country Song Grammy nominee. CMA Song of the Year. Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Wrong Side of Memphis," "Wild Angels." 

"Bless the Broken Road"

episode #99

JEFF HANNA

Founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Four-time Grammy winner. CMA Album of the Year honoree. "Bayou Jubilee," "Make a Little Magic."

"Stop! In the Name of Love"

episode #100

LAMONT DOZIER

Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters list. BMI Icon. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Lifetime Achievement Grammy. Oscar nominee. 

"Asshole From El Paso"

episode #101

KINKY FRIEDMAN

Jewish cowboy provocateur and Texas songwriting legend. N.O.W.'s Male Chauvinist Pig of 1978.
"They Ain't Makin' Jews Like Jesus Anymore," "Sold American."

"I Took a Pill in Ibiza"

episode #102

MIKE POSNER

Song of the Year Grammy nominee. Multi-platinum-selling artist/writer. "Cooler Than Me," "Please Don't Go," "Boyfriend"
(J. Bieber), "Sugar" (Maroon 5). 

"Two Princes" (Spin Doctors)

episode #103

CHRIS BARRON

Spin Doctors front man. American Music Award nominee. Grammy nominee. Five-times Platinum debut album.  "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong," "What Time Is It?"

"I Hope You Dance"

episode #104

TIA SILLERS

Grammy winner. CMA, ACM, NSAI, and BMI Song of the Year honoree. "There's Your Trouble" (Dixie Chicks), "That'd Be Alright" (Alan Jackson).

Deep Cuts of Christmas

episode #105

HOLIDAY EPISODE

The stories behind holiday songs recorded by Stax legend William Bell, country star Jo Dee Messina, Texan Robert Earl Keen, and Christian hitmaker Lauren Daigle. 

"Rainbow Connection"

episode #106

PAUL WILLIAMS

Grammy, Oscar, and Gold Globe winner. Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Rainy Days and Mondays," "We've Only Just Begun," "Evergreen (Love Theme from A Star is Born)." 

"I'm Every Woman"

episode #107

VALERIE SIMPSON

One of Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters. ASCAP Founder's Award. Songwriters Hall of Fame. "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing."