Songwriter Stories

Songwriter Stories

Songwriter Stories is an interview and music discovery podcast, featuring exciting conversations with pop songwriters about the craft of songwriting.... Show More

Episodes

February 14, 2021 50 min
For guitar pop aficionados, Matthew Sweets keen sense of melody has elevated him to the heights of Power Pop royalty
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January 25, 2021 76 min
Ken Stringfellow shares the ongoing saga of The Posies, the backstories for his 4 solo albums, the legacy of the reformed band, Big Star, and more.
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January 3, 2021 84 min
Songwriter Jon Auer describes a popular subsection of The Posies music as harmonious dissonance.
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June 24, 2020 54 min
Eric Bazilian, a founding member of The Hooters, composed one of the most recognizable hits of the 1990s - One of Us.
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June 2, 2020 60 min
Marshall Crenshaw is eminently regarded as a master of melody-driven songwriting.
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May 14, 2020 73 min
A conversation with folk pop songwriter Wesley Stace about writing and recording in his early years as John Wesley Harding.
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April 16, 2020 24 min
How “Shadows of the Night” became a multi-platinum success in both Germany and the U.S., and the biggest-selling song of D.L. Byron's career.
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March 24, 2020 46 min
At the heart of Walter Egan’s lifelong songwriting career is an endearing and enduring song that has played a substantial role in cementing his stardom for all time. That song is Magnet and Steel.
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March 2, 2020 64 min
Defying expectations comes naturally to songwriter and guitarist Vicki Peterson of The Bangles.
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February 22, 2020 67 min
Catchy, jangle harmonies, killer chord changes and tasty power pop licks, raised in Nashville but smitten by the sounds of Liverpool and beyond. That's the music of songwriter and primo guitarist, Bill Lloyd.
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February 7, 2020 91 min
A musical exploration of the Michigan-based songwriting trio, The Hangabouts
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February 7, 2020 57 min
Songwriter David Scott of The Pearlfishers is well-versed and fluent in the romantic languages of the classic composers like Bacharach, Wilson, McCartney and McAloon.
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February 7, 2020 67 min
A guided tour to the many sides of songwriter, Grammy-nominated rock journalist, and Nashville tour guide, Bill DeMain.
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February 7, 2020 74 min
Mark Bacino makes melodic pop songwriting sound easy.
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January 22, 2020 65 min
For more than twenty-five years, Producer, Mixer, Engineer, and Co-Writer, John Fields, has racked up hundreds of songwriting credits with a versatile array of talented indie artists and chart-topping mega stars.
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December 6, 2019 62 min
We Dig Down Deep into the cosmic mind of earthy power-funk songwriter and Human Radio co-founder, Ross Rice.
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November 18, 2019 12 min
We mull over the melody, meaning, and lyrics-first collaboration of "We All Fall In Love Sometimes," by Elton John and by Bernie Taupin.
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November 4, 2019 62 min
Singer-Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Studio Engineer, Record Producer and Filmmaker, Greg Pope, is as capable with slash job titles as he is with slash pop chords and the slash of a time signature.
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September 8, 2019 66 min
Songwriter Willie Wisely teleports casually across musical boundaries, with occasional forays into the sweet spot of melodic pop.
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July 18, 2019 46 min
Amy Rigby weaves observational wit and interpersonal scenarios into songs that are perceptive, genuine and easily relatable.
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