In 2016, Springsteen spoke about New Jersey, masculinity and wishing to be his stage persona: "People see you onstage and, yeah, I'd want to be that guy. ... I want to be that guy myself very often."
NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with musician Yungblud about his new eponymous album, featuring songs that focus on the importance of self-acceptance. Note to listeners: This interview mentions self-harm.
In addition to writing and producing most of his own records, Robinson also wrote for other Motown acts, including the Temptations, the Marvellettes and Marvin Gaye. Originally broadcast in 2006.
Cash was 18 when her dad, Johnny Cash, gave her a list of 100 essential country songs to help her better understand the music that came before her. Originally broadcast in 2009.
Puerto Rican musician Residente is gearing up for his biggest fight yet – challenging the meaning of America.
In 2010, Jay-Z reflected on growing up in Brooklyn surrounded by drugs and violence. "One day, your best friend could be killed. The day before, you could be celebrating him getting a brand-new bike."
Haden grew up singing in his family's country music radio shows but turned to the bass when polio damaged his vocal cords. He died in 2014. Originally broadcast between 1983 and 2008.