Legendary Songwriters Articles
John Oates recalls how he co-wrote such classic Hall & Oates hits “Maneater,” “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” and “She’s Gone.” He also discusses his new book.
Babyface talks about his great career, and how he wrote an incredible 47 Top 10 pop hits, including hits for Boyz II Men, Whitney Houston, Toni Braxton and Bobby Brown.
Robert Lamm tells how he wrote such classic hit songs as “Saturday In The Park,” “25 or 6 to 4,” “Beginnings” and “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?”
Interview with this great writing duo, who wrote “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” “On Broadway,” “Just Once” and other hits.
Legendary Motown trio Holland-Dozier-Holland tell how they wrote many classic hits for Diana Ross & The Supremes, the Four Tops, the Temptations, Martha Reeves and Marvin Gaye.
This legendary songwriter discussed his favorite songs he’s written, and about his special album project.
Rare 2010 interview with the late Hal David about his great career, including his hit partnership with Burt Bacharach.
Special interview with writing/producing duo Gamble & Huff, who wrote such classic songs as “Love Train,” “Me And Mrs. Jones,” “Backstabbers” and “If You Don’t Know Me By Now.”
New interview with Justin Hayward of British rock band the Moody Blues, about how he wrote the classic hit “Nights in White Satin” and his other songs.
Mick Jones of the multi-platinum band Foreigner tells how he wrote such classic hits as “Urgent,” “I Want To Know What Love Is” and “Feels Like The First Time.”
Ian Hunter tells how he wrote such classic songs as “All The Way From Memphis,” “Once Bitten, Twice Shy,” “Cleveland Rocks” and “Ships.”
Steinberg & Kelly discuss the great hit songs they wrote for Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, the Bangles, the Pretenders, Whitney Houston and other artists.
Interview with Paul Williams about his classic songs, his recent co-writing with Daft Punk, his work with ASCAP and the Grammys.
Special interview with Jimmy Webb, who recalls his four decades of songwritring, and his new projects.
These veteran hit writers came together to write this big hit for Vanessa Williams. You can also hear their original demo version.
DeVorzon tells how he wrote “Nadia’s Theme,” “Theme From S.W.A.T” and many other hit movie scores.
Grammy winner Walter Afanasieff tells how he wrote this song with Carey, and then how it became even more inspirational after the 9/11 crisis.
Silbar tells how many artists passed on this song before it was first placed, and how years later Bette Midler made it a #1 hit.
This hit writing duo how they landed this huge placement: “Run To You” with Whitney Houston for the smash soundtrack, The Bodyguard.
Nashville hit writer Myers tells how this song was first a country hit for John Michael Montgomery, then a pop hit for All-4-One.