Top 10 Best Lyricists of All Time

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201 Daniel Johns
202 Sammy Hagar Sammy Hagar Samuel Roy "Sammy" Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur.
203 Iva Davies

Icehouse. Wrote Great Southern Land

204 Ben Harper
205 Kate Miller-Heidke
206 Passenger Passenger Michael David Rosenberg, better known by his stage name Passenger, is an English singer-songwriter and musician.
207 Missy Higgins
208 John Butler John Butler
209 PJ Harvey PJ Harvey Polly Jean Harvey, known as PJ Harvey, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, writer, poet, and composer.
210 Tori Amos Tori Amos
211 Harry Vanda

This songwriting team from Australia wrote so many hits. For the own group in the 60's The Easybeats and for my other artist. Some of these songs - Friday On My Mind -St. Louis - Good Times - Evie " let your hair hang down " - Love Is In the Air

212 Britney Spears Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears is an American singer and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana. She performed acting roles in stage productions and television shows like "The Mickey Mouse Club" as a child before signing with Jive Records in 1997 and going on to become a pop superstar ...read more.
213 Prince Prince Prince Rogers Nelson (June 7, 1958 - April 21st, 2016) was an American musician, best known for being one of the most popular and influential artists from the 80s, with songs such as "Purple Rain", "Little Red Corvette", "1999", and "When Doves Cry" .

Listen to his OLD albums. I Feel For You, Nothing Compares to U, Sugar Walls. These were by him. Not to mention Vanity 6, the Timeand his own albums.

214 Willie Nelson Willie Nelson

Not a big fan of Country music but how can you NOT have him on this list

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215 Donald Fagan (Steely Dan)

Some the BEST lyrics I have ever listened to.

216 George Clinton

Just listen to some Parliament/Funkadelic albums. Some of the best lyrics EVER!

217 Jeff Lynne

Evil Woman, Can't Get It Out of Head... Some of his latter stuff not so great but the older stuff was awesome!

218 John Hall

Can write some beautiful songs

219 Chris Martin Chris Martin

He should be higher on this list.

220 Dave Grohl Dave Grohl David Eric "Dave" Grohl is an American rock musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and producer. He is best known as the drummer for the grunge band Nirvana and the vocalist/guitarist for the alternative rock band Foo Fighters.
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