Most Creative Songwriters


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21George HarrisonGeorge Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.
22Amy LeeAmy Lynn Hartzler, known professionally as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter, classically trained pianist and composer. She is also the lead singer to the Arkansas band Evanescence.

Amy Lee wrote all (or most) of Evanescence's songs, in which a bunch were big hits! She deserves to be number one! - ChubbyTheLlama

23Jim MorrisonJames Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
24John PetrucciJohn Peter Petrucci is an American guitarist, composer and producer. He is best known as a founding member of the progressive metal band Dream Theater.

Petrucci's solos make Dream Theater what they ae. He is also their primary lyricist. - IronSabbathPriest

25Marilyn MansonBrian Hugh Warner, better known by his stage name Marilyn Manson, is an American musician, songwriter, actor, painter, multimedia artist, author, and former music journalist.
26Trent ReznorMichael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.
27Devin TownsendDevin Garret Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer. He was the founder, songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in extreme metal band Strapping Young Lad from 1994 to 2007 and has an extensive career as a solo artist.

Seriously no one out there as creative and diverse as him. If you haven't yet, go listen now! 'Terria' is one of his most inventive works

28Arsen Dedic
29Veronique Sanson
30Tony Banks
31John FruscianteJohn Anthony Frusciante is an American guitarist, singer, producer and composer.He is best known for his time with the Funk Rock California based band the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
32Jimmy Webb

Wrote more hits than probably everyone named in the top ten.

33Izzy StradlinJeffrey Dean Isbell, better known by his stage name Izzy Stradlin, is an American guitarist, singer and songwriter.
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