Greatest Song Writers

The Contenders: Page 10

181 Anna McGarrigle
182 Richard Thompson
183 Kinky Friedman
184 Melissa Manchester
185 Carole Bayer Sager
186 Lee Clayton
187 Tom Kalnoky
188 Rufus Wainwright Rufus Wainwright

Every single one of his songs are legend.

189 Terry Callier
190 Andrew Gold Andrew Gold
191 J.D. Souther

It's great to see J. D. Souther on this list. He helped Don Henley and Glenn Frey write some of the Eagles best songs, like New Kid in Town, Best of My Love, and Heartache Tonight. But Souther being on this list also helps point out what a horrid list this is. Because you know who isn't on here? That's right, HENLEY AND FREY!

192 Nas Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time. He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.
193 Javed Akhtar
194 Buddy Holly Buddy Holly Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. ...read more.

Should be in top 20

195 Ne-Yo Ne-Yo Shaffer Chimere Smith, better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor.
196 Emma Anderson
197 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.
198 Carlos Santana Carlos Santana Carlos Santana audio is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music. V 1 Comment
199 Neil Tennant
200 Per Gessle
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