Songwriter Stories

Songwriter Stories

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


July 18, 2021 20 mins
More than fifty years on, Let It Be remains a modern pop standard.
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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 3, 2021 84 mins
Songwriter Jon Auer describes a popular subsection of The Posies music as harmonious dissonance.
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June 24, 2020 54 mins
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 mins
Marshall Crenshaw is eminently regarded as a master of melody-driven songwriting.
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May 14, 2020 73 mins
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 mins
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 mins
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 mins
Defying expectations comes naturally to songwriter and guitarist Vicki Peterson of The Bangles.
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February 22, 2020 67 mins
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 mins
A musical exploration of the Michigan-based songwriting trio, The Hangabouts
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February 7, 2020 57 mins
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 mins
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 mins
Mark Bacino makes melodic pop songwriting sound easy.
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January 22, 2020 65 mins
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 mins
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 mins
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 mins
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 mins
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 mins
Amy Rigby weaves observational wit and interpersonal scenarios into songs that are perceptive, genuine and easily relatable.
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