Below you'll find the link to every episode of Songcraft, from the most recent all the way back to the very start. Simply click any guest's name to take you to the episode page where you can read more about that songwriter and hear their entire long-form interview.

155 - ERIKA ENDER

COMING DEC. 7TH
Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame
Grammy Song of the Year nominee

"American Kids" / "Space Cowboy"
Two dozen #1 country hits
ACM/BMI Country Songwriter of the Year

"Watching the Detectives" / "Veronica"
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters
Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Pieces of Me" / "Stay Together"
Twelve-time Grammy nominee
NAACP Spirit Award

"Passionate Kisses" / "Righteously"
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters
Fifteen-time Grammy nominee

"Even If It Breaks Your Heart"
Country Song of the Year Grammy nom
CMA / ACM Song of the Year nominee

"Mama's Broken Heart"
Six-time Grammy nominee
CMA Song of the Year

"Knock On Wood" / "634-5789"
STAX Records legend
Memphis Music Hall of Fame

"Call My Name" / "Your Love Oh Lord"
Four-time Grammy winner
Nearly 20 #1 Billboard hits

"Beautiful" / "Get the Party Started"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Song of the Year Grammy nominee

"Soul Man" / "Hold On! I'm Comin'"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters

"Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother"
Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame
Americana Award winner

"Jesus Take the Wheel"
Best Country Song Grammy winner
Twenty-five #1 country songs

"Déjà Vu" / "Wooden Ships"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Ten-time Grammy nominee

"Like I'm Gonna Lose You"
Singer/songwriter who has written for Cassadee Pope, Garth Brooks, Lady A

"Baby, I Love Your Way"
Grammy winner
Musicians Hall of Fame

"I Drive Your Truck"
CMA/ACM Song of the Year
2 Best Country Song Grammy nominations

"Sharp Dressed Man" / "Legs"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists list

"Mull of Kintyre"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
2x Grammy winner

"Sunny Came Home"
Song of the Year Grammy
Ten-time Grammy nominee

"Save the Best for Last"
Song of the Year Grammy nominee
ASCAP Song of the Year

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"Home" / "Man on Fire"
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros
Golden Globe winning composer

"It Matters to Me"
Best Country Song Grammy nominee
BMI Country Songwriter of the Year

"Unaware"
The soul singer USA Today called
"a pitch perfect powerhouse'

Meet the writers of "Christmas Wrapping," "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer," "Breath of Heaven," and more

"Til I Hear it From You"
Grammy nominee
Golden Globe nominee

"11 Blocks" / "Ten Feet Tall"
Billboard Pride Artist of the Month
Covered by P!nk, Kesha, and more

"On and On" / "Separate Lives"
Academy Award winner
2 x Grammy nominee

"Tempted" / "Tortured, Tangled Heart"
Five-time Grammy winner
Country Music Hall of Fame

"XXX's and OOO's (An American Girl)"
Harvard-educated novelist and songwriter
1st Black woman to write a #1 country hit

"Til I Gain Control Again"
16-time Grammy nominee
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Green, Green Grass of Home"
Final interview with a legend
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Either Way" / "Twang"
Chris Stapleton collaborator
Produced by Dan Auerbach of Black Keys

"Copperhead Road" / "Guitar Town"
16-time Grammy nominee
Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums list

"Body Like a Back Road"
Over 40 #1 singles
2 x ACM Songwriter of the Year

"Sick of Myself" / "Girlfriend"
Critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter
Susana Hoffs collaborator

"Give It Away"
CMA/ACM Song of the Year
Multiple Grammy winner

"Closer to Fine" / "Hammer and a Nail"
Half of Grammy-winning Indigo Girls
Pell Award for Achievement in the Arts

"Everlasting Love" / "Soldier of Love"
Songs recorded by The Beatles, Pearl Jam, U2, Dolly Parton, Jerry Lee Lewis & more

"Way Down" / "Rub It In"
Best Country Song Grammy nominee
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Alabama at Night"
Two-time Grammy nominee
Americana pioneer

"Rhinestone Cowboy"
CMA/ACM Song of the Year
Special spotlight on Jenny Tolman

"Dancing in the Streets"
Motown's first A&R Director
Songwriters Hall of Fame

"So You Want to be a Rock 'n' Roll Star"
The Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Stronger" (Kelly Clarkson)
Two-time Grammy nominee
Member of Scritti Politti

"Don't Laugh at Me" / "Life's a Dance"
Seven #1 hits
NSAI Song of the Year

"My Girl" / "The Tracks of My Tears"
Songwriters + Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters

"Live Like You Were Dying"
Best Country Song Grammy
CMA/ACM Song of the Year

"Ain't No Mountain High Enough"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songwriters

"Rainbow Connection"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Grammy, Oscar & Golden Globe winner

Merry Christmas from the Family! Robert Earl Keen, William Bell, Tia Sillers ,and Paul Duncan discuss their holiday songs.

"I Hope You Dance"
Best Country Song Grammy
CMA/ACM Song of the Year

"Two Princes"
Grammy nominee
Lead singer of the Spin Doctors

"I Took a Pill in Ibiza"
"Sugar" (Maroon 5), "Boyfriend" (Bieber)
Song of the Year Grammy nomination

“I don’t understand music..I understand Lead Belly, John Lee Hooker, Woody Guthrie and Kinky Friedman.” - Bob Dylan

"Stop! In the Name of Love"
Songwriters + Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters

"Bless the Broken Road"
Four-time Grammy winner
Song of the Year Grammy nomination

"Strawberry Wine"
ACM Poet's Award
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Love's Been a Little Bit Hard on Me"
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
ASCAP Country Songwriter of the Year

“Same Love" (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis)
Song of the Year Grammy nominee
1st hit advocating marriage equality

"Souvenirs de Nos Pères"
Grammy winner
US Ambassador of Gypsy Jazz

"The Road Goes On Forever"
Americana pioneer
Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Heads Carolina, Tails California"
CMA/ACM Song of the Year
Song of the Year Grammy nominee

"Maniac" / "You'll Think of Me"
Grammy winner
Academy Award nominee

“We Did But Now You Don't"
2-time NSAI President's Award recipient
Signed Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley, etc.

"American Woman"
Founder of the Guess Who
and Bachman Turner Overdrive

"This Kiss"
CMA Song of the Year
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Through the Years"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
6 Emmy and 3 Grammy nominations

"Bad Girls" / "Starting Over Again"
Married to Donna Summer
Covered by Michael Jackson, Reba, etc.

"Jackson" / "Coward of the County"
From West Virginia coal camps to Yale
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Land of Confusion"/"Hold On My Heart"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
21 million + albums sold in the US

"American Pie" / "Vincent"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
RIAA Top 5 Songs of the 20th Century

"Blue Clear Sky" / "Southern Voice"
Oscar nominee, BMI Icon
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Grace Wins"
Billboard Christian Songwriter of the Year
Emmy and Grammy nominee

"I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Born Under a Bad Sign"
STAX Records legend
RS 500 Songs that Shaped Rock & Roll list

"Dear Sister"
Bluegrass Music Assoc Song of the Year
Three-time Grammy nominee

Conversations with the writers of
"That Spirit of Christmas," "Feliz Navidad," "Santa Baby," and more

"Let's Go Get Stoned"
Ashford & Simpson's writing partner
Pioneering female producer/label owner

"Detroit City" - his final interview
BMI Country Songwriter of the Decade
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Midnight Train to Georgia"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs list

"Good Old Boys Like Me"
23 #1 country hits, ACM Poet's Award
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Man in the Mirror"
Grammy winner
Two-time Academy Award nominee

"Do Right Woman, Do Right Man"
Southern Soul's poet laureate
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters list

"I Am Able"
Thirteen-year-old Americana prodigy who writes about "murder, suicide & cheatin'"

"Deeper Well"
"The best songwriter you've never
heard of" - Los Angeles Times

"Kissin' Cousins" / "Almost in Love"
Dentist Warren Nadel had another life
writing songs for Elvis films

"The Song Remembers When"
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
BMI/NSAI Song of the Year

"Harper Valley P.T.A."
BMI Icon, ACM Poet's Award
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters

"The Day After Tomorrow"
Multiple BMI film/TV awards
Roland Emmerich collaborator

"The Chain of Love"
Half of country duo Joey + Rory
Grammy and ACM award winner

"You Were Always on My Mind"
Two-time CMA Song of the Year
Grammy Song of the Year

"She Thinks I Still Care"
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
ACM Song of the Year

"At This Moment"
Grammy winner
Peabody Award for Excellence

"Go Rest High on That Mountain"
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Multiple CMA/ACM Song of the Year

"By the Time I Get to Phoenix"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters list

"Get By" / "Get 'Em High" (Kanye)
Seven Billboard Top 10 albums
Half of Black Star (with Mos Def)

"Only the Lonely" / "Blue Bayou"
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs

"Time of the Season" / "She's Not There"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs

"Automatic" / "Pontoon" / "Downtown"
Three-time Grammy nominee
ACM Song of the Year

"T-R-O-U-B-L-E" / "Oney"
Billboard Country Writer of the Year
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"A Real Fine Place to Start"
Over a dozen Top 10 country hits
Four-time CMA Duo of the Year nominee

"Genie in a Bottle" / "Irresistible"
Record sales of over 50 million
Ivor Novello award - Int'l Hit of the Year

Scott & Paul look back on the first two years of Songcraft, sharing memories, clips, and classic moments.

"I Fought the Law" / "Walk Right Back"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Coal Miner's Daughter"
Songwriters Hall of Fame, BMI Icon
Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Songwriters

"Gallo del Cielo" / "Navajo Rug"
"The Greatest living folk-country songwriter" - Rolling Stone

"Ten Rounds with Jose Cuervo"
Multiple ASCAP award winner
Cuts by Blake Shelton, Rodney Atkins +

"Dream Weaver" / "Your Love is Alive"
Founding member of Spooky Tooth
Frequent George Harrison collaborator

"Stay (Just a Little Bit Longer)"
Founder of The Zodiacs
Wrote the shortest #1 song in history

"Mean, Mean Man"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Female rock pioneer, Elvis' girlfriend

"Change the World"
Song of the Year Grammy
Cuts by Garth Brooks, Peter Frampton +

"Girls Chase Boys"
BMI Pop Award winner
Ashley Monroe collaborator

"(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Like a Virgin" / "True Colors"
Grammy winner
Songwriters Hall of Fame

"The Blade"
NPR Music Top Songs list
SESAC honoree

"Listen to the Music" / "China Grove"
Doobie Brothers frontman
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Last Train to Clarksville"
Over 20 songs for The Monkees
Golden Globe, Grammy, Oscar nominee

"Fix My Eyes" / "Air I Breathe"
SESAC Christian Songwriter of the Year
Songwriter of the Year Dove award

"Dare You to Move"
Grammy-winning multi-platinum artist
Multiple RIAA Gold singles

"Whiskey Lullaby" / "Tips of My Fingers"
Songwriters Hall of Fame, BMI Icon
Multiple CMA/ACM Songs of the Year

"All of Me" / "If I Were a Boy"
Two-time ASCAP Song of the Year winner
30+ platinum albums & singles

"Sunshine Superman" / "Mellow Yellow"
BMI Icon
Songwriters + Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"What a Girl Wants"
Grammy nominee
Wrote first #1 song of this millennium

"Day-O" / "Jamaica Farewell"
Eight songs on first million-selling album
Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Stupid Girls"
Two-time Grammy nominee
Writer for P!nk, Jessica Simpson, etc.

"A Home" (Dixie Chicks)
Dad Randy's had 13 Top 40 country hits
Daughter Maia covered by Cher, Keb' Mo'

"Close Up the Honky Tonks"
Bakersfield Sound legend
Multiple Merle Haggard/Buck Owens cuts

"Hound Dog" / "Stand By Me"
ASCAP Founders Award, 20+ Elvis cuts
Songwriters + Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Born to be Wild"
Rolling Stone's Top 500 Songs of All Time
Covered by U2, Bruce Springsteen, etc.

"King of Broken Hearts"
Over a dozen George Strait cuts
Multiple Grammy nominee

"Foolish Heart" / "Oh Sherrie"
ACM / ASCAP Song of the Year
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Girl Crush" / "Humble and Kind"
CMA Song of the Year
Multiple Grammy winner

"The House That Built Me"
ACM Song of the Decade award
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Wild Thing" / "Angel of the Morning"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Former professional gambler

"Summer in the City"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Double Crossing Time"
Godfather of British Blues
Clapton & Mick Fleetwood's former boss

18 - MAC DAVIS: PT 1, PT 2

"In the Ghetto"
Songwriters Hall of Fame, BMI Icon
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Livin' on a Prayer"/"Livin' La Vida Loca"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Seventy Top 40 singles

"Lean on Me" / "Ain't No Sunshine"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Raise 'Em Up" / "You Gonna Fly"
Leader of Cadillac Three
Two-time Grammy nominee

"A Beautiful Morning" / "Groovin'"
Leader of The Rascals
Songwriters + Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Peaceful Easy Feeling" / "Already Gone"
Eagles collaborator and multi-song
contributor to bestselling album ever

"He Stopped Loving Her Today"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
40 #1 country hits

"The Morning After"
Two-time Academy Award winner
Two-time Grammy & Tony nominee

"Love is a Battlefield" / "Simply the Best"
Multiple Grammy-winning songs
Songwriters Hall of Fame

"He Touched Me" / "Because He Lives"
22 Grammy nominations, 8 wins
ASCAP Christian Songwriter of the Century

8 - SWAMP DOGG: PT 1, PT 2

"She's All I Got"
1st black staff producer at Atlantic
1st black CMA Song of the Year nominee

"I Can't Go for That" / "Maneater"
Songwriters Hall of Fame
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

"Midnight Blue"
Grammy-winning songwriter/performer
Nine Billboard Top 40 compositions

"Wind Beneath My Wings" / "China Girl"
Song of the Year Grammy
CMA Song of the Year

"I'm Your Puppet" / "Cry Like a Baby"
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Musicians Hall of Fame

"Elvira" / "There Goes My Everything"
Over 150 Billboard chart appearances
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

"Follow Your Arrow" / "Better Dig Two"
CMA Song of the Year
Best Country Song Grammy nomination