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-Life on Mars
-Ashes to Ashes
-Wild Eyed Boy From Freecloud
-Loving the Alien
-The Man Who Sold The World
-Lady Grinning Soul
-Oh You Pretty Things
-Rock n Roll Suicide
-All The Young Dudes
What is wrong with people? David Bowie is clearly one of the best, he should be at least top ten.
The fact that Bowie is so low on this list makes the entire list irrelevant. Ridiculous
Better than Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney, John Lennon and everyone on the top 77... He's the best song-writer of all timeV 5 Comments
This placement shows everything wrong with the current generation. Brian should be number 1, without a shadow of a doubt. Disgusting that he isn't. It says a lot about the kind of people who are voting on this list.
Just listen to the memories in your head. Hear those melodies and harmonies? You can thank Brian Wilson for those tunes that just enter your head while taking a shower. This man deserves to be in the top 5.
Should be top 20. I believe this is higher than he was last time I looked at this list, I hope he's moving up.
He's behind Lennon, Dylan, and Paul. But when it comes to the actual arrangements and compositions, he's number 1V 13 Comments
I can't believe that Jim Croce is below Beyonce, Taylor Swift or Madonna... His songs were and will be eternal, he is one of the best songwriters of all time, he doesn't deserve the top 58, he deserves to be in the top 10 or even top 15 or 20 but not below!
Makes you wonder just how many more great songs he would have written had he lived longer. Songs like Time in a Bottle, Operator, I Got a Name, and I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song are gorgeous, and Croce had a great sense of humor with songs like Roller Derby Queen, Rapid Roy, and of course Leroy Brown...
Are you people serious? Jim Croce sang about the common man, his hits are timeless and his voice is one of a kind. Very few are better than him
My man from San Diego... I was born half year after his death, but love all of his songs. Playing along with the guitar is so nice.V 2 Comments
How dare you place Elliott Smith between Shakira and Bryan Adams and for that matter how Josh Groban came to be number 1 is beyond me this is the slow crumble of taste and purity that will be gone within the next few years. Start building these factories because I think the world is ready for manufactured people now.
He doesn't need a list to be recognized by the intellectual minority which has gratifying passion for words and music - as the best singer/songwriter of all time!
Easily in the top ten.. Not that it would matter, this list is bogus.
He should be #1...V 1 Comment
For sure this list is waked, 178 and so far not a single blues artist; Muddy Waters had some songs that were pure blues poetry, same for many others of the genre. Amy Winehouse in the list, why, 'cause she died in the last ten years? Prince, yes belongs on the list, but not for dance choro, multi-instrumentalist (impressive, yes but this list is about songwriting). Bruno Mars, let's see in ten years how many of his songs people can remember.
Another proof that Bob Seger is the most underrated singer/song-writer/ musician of all times. As a song writer, he is UNIQUE! There's no explainable way for BSeger not to be in the top 25 song writers. It really discredits the visions of those making a list like this one.
Something is definitely wrong with Seger being this low.
Bob Seger should be in the top 75 at the very least.
As great a singer as Ray was (and that is incredibly great), most of his songs were written by other people.
He wrote the majority of the Iron Maiden songs! Come on people :D Definitely deserves a good spot on this list
Come on he is an amazing songwriter
Who is he shooting with his guitar?
Amy Winehouse toward the bottom? What is wrong with people? She spoke to lots of women when no one else could. She deserves to be at least in the Top 20, and definitely before Taylor Swift! Whoever put Taylor on such a high rank needs to listen to real music.
How do you guys put damien in 200...
h e is a genius
No Adele? Come on now...
The best..., soul like james brown, mind of bob dylan, voice of a London gravedigger. Leader of a genre, voice of a generation. He kept changing with the times and never comprised his integrity, kept his unique style with whatever project he worked.
His songs have passion and feeling. The lyrics reach out to people the world over and let them know that someone else is feeling like they do.
I feel like Billie Joe Armstrong does not get enough credit for his songwriting. The political lyrics are just one example. It is enough to actually READ the lyrics of basically every song off "21st Century Breakdown" and most of "American Idiot" as well as many other songs to see the true genius in this guy. Seriously, it is so much more then punk...
Because He Is Period. "do you know what worth fighting for but not worth dieing for " that is one of many examples why.
Great songwriter for a punk rockerV 4 Comments
Micheal has written some of the most beautiful songs the world has ever had the pleasure to hear... We are the world... classic... he should be on this list too... RIP MJ xoxo
Weird list who made this list in the top 10 for sureV 3 Comments
He writes and sang for linkin park and fort minor (a separate band he made) including remember the name, Where'd you go and just an all round great song writer vocalist rapper guitarist piano he has the total package guys vote up was surprised he was not on the list.
This man is multi talented and made Fleetwood Mac much more than what they could of become. Tusk was a very important album for that band. Not just Rumours. Rumours catapulted them. Tusk was a fresh start after the craziness that surrounded Rumours it was time for a change. Tusk was it. Lindsey Buckingham is unique.
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