Greatest Song Writers

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61 Eddie Vedder Eddie Vedder Eddie Vedder is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam, with whom he performs lead vocals and is one of three guitarists.
62 Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix Jimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated ...read more.
63 Meghan Trainor Meghan Trainor
64 Nancy Wilson Nancy Wilson

Their are only a hand full of bands that have the body of work that Ann & Nancy Wilson have when it comes to song writing. Heart had 20 songs reach the top 40 including two # 1 hits and now, in there 50's, they are still writing and recording.Ann & Nancy wrote some of the best ROCK songs ever with the Hits- BARRACUDA , CRAZY ON YOU, Magic Man and Love Alive. Not bad for a couple girls from Washington State. Love Ann & Nan ,HEART RULES.

65 Gackt Gackt

His songs are poetic, happy and sad at the time. I think his work is pure and beautiful art. Of course there are some happy songs you can enjoy but in my opinion his lyrics are very deep and thoughtful

You must read his Last song english lyrics. - Lucius

You must listen Last song or Kimi ni aitakute or Saikai~story for knowing what I'm talking about...

66 Bruce Springsteen Bruce Springsteen Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and humanitarian. He is known for his work with the E Street Band. Nicknamed "The Boss", Springsteen is widely known for his brand of poetic lyrics, Americana, working class and sometimes political ...read more.

A working man's musician and incredible lyrics and melodies, how he is not number one I do not know. In each song he fits the message that everyone else can only fit into an album. Bruce is the best.

Bob dylan then bruce end of story.

HOW is Bruce ranked so low? He connects with the human condition unlike anyone else, all in perfect poetry.

Really? REALLY?!?

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67 Tupac Tupac Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

A Greatest Song Writer Among Them. Tupac's Lyrics Really Meaningful And Its All About True. 2Pac Should Be On Top 5. He Is The Best Rap Lyricist Of All Time!

11 total albums and 7 posthumous albums with a ton of work still to be released all before his death at age 25. Sold 75 million. Should be top 5

68 Agnes Monica

She not only created a song about love, but she also created a song that can inspired the young people to continue to try to achieve his dreams.

Hm, I think she is the one
She deserves to be nominated as the greatest song writers.
Just hear some of her songs written by herself, they are so cool
Just hear "paralyzed", "karena kusanggup". And all her songs on her new album "agnezmo"

She can write the song for herself very well. I think she is belong to smart songwrotter, becaue her songs are really beautiful and cool, rock - RioRendi1794

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69 Günther

He writes his own music and it rules!

70 Johnny Cash Johnny Cash John R. "Johnny" Cash (1932-2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide. He died of ...read more.

Not to be down on Johnny or anything because I am a huge fan but he wasn't that good a songwriter. Sunday Morning Coming Down was by the incomparable Kris Kristofferson, Hurt was by Trent Reznor, and Ring of Fire was actually written by his wife, June Carter Cash. I think he did write I Walk the Line and Folsom Prison Blues, though.

71 Stevie Wonder Stevie Wonder Stevland Hardaway Morris, known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

Most posters on TTT are so young that they believe the Earth was just formed and was still cooling in 1989, and that all music before 1995 was Fred Flintstone beating on logs.

72 David Gilmour David Gilmour David Jon Gilmour is an English singer, songwriter, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He joined the progressive rock band Pink Floyd as guitarist and co-lead vocalist in 1968.
73 Daron Malakian Daron Malakian Daron Vartan Malakian is an Armenian–American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer.
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75 Jack White Jack White

He may not be a meaningful artist like Thom Yorke or Kurt Cobain, but his lyrics have a brilliant sense of humour, and a better-than-most grasp on modern relationships (listen to There's No Home For You Here)

76 John Phillips
77 Nick Jonas Nick Jonas Nicholas Jerry "Nick" Jonas is an American singer, songwriter and actor, best known as one of the Jonas Brothers, a pop rock band he formed with his brothers Kevin and Joe.
78 Nick Drake Nick Drake Nicholas Rodney "Nick" Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs. A singular talent who passed almost unnoticed during his brief lifetime, his work has posthumously achieved wider notice and recognition.
79 Bruno Mars Bruno Mars Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and choreographer.
80 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande Ariana Grande-Butera, known professionally as Ariana Grande, is an American singer and actress . She was born on June 26th 1993 in Boca Raton, Florida to Joan Grande and Edward Butera. She is best known for her role as Cat Valentine on the Nickelodeon sitcom, "Victorious". She later become a singer ...read more.
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