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121Gerard WayGerard Arthur Way is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the American alternative rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released ...read more.
122Matthew Thiessen

He writes Relient K, co writes Owl City, co writes Katy Perry, and more!

123Thom YorkeThomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.
124John Fogerty

The guy wrote at least 15 songs that have lasted multiple generations. Everyone should go and listen to his collection and enjoy his genius.

This is Creedence Clearwater Revival, folks. If there are 118 songwriters better than John Fogerty, I'll buy every one of Bieber's records.

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125Curtis Mayfield
126Keith RichardsKeith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.

121? Seriously, are you people from another planet?

127Tim Buckley
128John Cale
129Jimmy Buffett
130Lucinda Williams
131David GilmourDavid Jon Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
132Joan Armatrading
133Rob Thomas
134Jarvis Cocker
135Tim McIlrathTimothy James "Tim" McIlrath is an American punk rock musician. He is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, songwriter and co-founder of the American punk rock band Rise Against.

Makes all of rise against's music. so good -

136Syd Barrett

You might think his music was kind of weird and childish, there's no denying the fact that he was a musical genius.

137Brad Arnold
138Justin BieberJustin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, song writer, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada (despite once claimed that he was Part-Indian) and he's Christian. He's the son of an author, Pattie Mallet. ...read more.

Yes, my soul has never been the same since it was touched by Baby, Baby, Baby...

He's young and great! I think he's so talented! It's really hard to write a song, but he wrote a lot of beautiful songs that can touch the souls!

139John DenverHenry John Deutschendorf, Jr., known professionally as John Denver, was an American singer-songwriter, actor, activist and humanitarian, whose greatest commercial success was as a solo singer, starting in the 1970s.

He's number 19 on the singer/songwriters list. I think there must be an age limit on this list or something.

Jesus Christ! Why is he 192?! He should be in top 3. #1 for me.

140Jim Steinman

He's great :) Bat Out Of Hell is my favourite album!

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