Greatest Song Writers

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141 TV Smith

Should be Top 10! Can't believe artists like Lady Gaga or Madonna are considered great songwriters and there are a lot worse ones than them. Listen to T.V. Smith songs like 'Clone Town', 'Not in my Name' or 'Expensive being poor' to understand great song-writing.

142 Tuomas Holopainen Tuomas Holopainen Tuomas Lauri Johannes Holopainen (born 25 December 1976) is a Finnish songwriter, multi-instrumentalist musician (but mainly keyboardist) and record producer, best known as the founder, leader, keyboardist and songwriter of symphonic metal band Nightwish. He also studied jazz and classical styles.
143 Adele Adele Adele Laurie Blue Adkins is an English singer and songwriter. Graduating from the BRIT School for Performing Arts and Technology in 2006, Adele was given a recording contract by XL Recordings after a friend posted her demo on Myspace the same year. She is best known with her international hit singles ...read more.
144 Jim Weatherly
145 Gerry Goffin
146 Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time .
147 Bob Seger Bob Seger Robert Clark "Bob" Seger is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s.
148 Wendy Waldman
149 Danny O'Keefe
150 Paul Anka Paul Anka Paul Albert Anka, OC is a Canadian American singer, songwriter, and actor. Anka became famous during the late 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s with hit songs like "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and " Having My Baby".
151 Steve Goodman
152 Waylon Jennings
153 Mickey Newbury
154 Issac Hayes
155 Bobby Womack
156 Mick Jagger Mick Jagger Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones. V 1 Comment
157 Kenny Gamble
158 Jerry Leiber

Wow! You could almost say there are better songwriters on this page than the top ten!

159 Leon Huff
160 Mike Stoller
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