What was the first concert you ever saw?
Dick: Naked Raygun at St. Andrew's Hall. I was 16.
Mike: Some crazy, all-nude hippie musical.
What CDs are in your changer right now?
Dick: Changer? Record stack! Tulsa, Thee Headcoats, Ella (Fitzgerald) and Louis (Armstrong), Bo Diddley, Mudhoney.
Mike: This question bothers me.
How many total albums do you own (CDs, vinyl, cassettes, 8-tracks)?
Dick: 2,003 LPs, 209 CDs, 187 cassette tapes.
Mike: 15 crates full.
Do you download music, and if so, legally or illegally?
Dick: No computer.
Mike: How utterly boring.
What was the first album you owned?
Dick: Some Alvin and the Chipmunks record. The first album I bought was the Jackson 5.
Mike: I wasn't allowed to own anything.
What song would you like to have played at your funeral?
Dick: Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Keep on Chooglin'."
Mike: "Happy Birthday."
Musically speaking, what do you love that your friends don't know about? What's your favorite guilty pleasure?
Dick: Americana and new country, but no feelings of guilt.
Mike: I don't like any music from Eastern Europe.
What band or artist changed your life, and how?
Dick: P37 Space Modulator. The singer/guitarist Chad Kerr introduced me to a lot of music. I love and miss him.
Mike: TV-show theme songs. Without them, I wouldn't know how to write pop songs.
Figurative gun to your head, what is your favorite album of all time?
Dick: Any one of CCR's first albums (apologies to James, John, Curtis, Ian and Iggy).
Mike: Next question.