Friday, February 14, 2014

Missing From Songwriter's Hall of Fame (Updated 2014)

The list of names missing from the Songwriters Hall of Fame is stunning.  Here are just some:

Among names not inducted as of  March 2014:

Pete Townshend
Neil Young
Cat Stevens
George Harrison
Jimi Hendrix
Sly Stone
Rod Stewart
Dion DiMucci
Rod Temperton
Walter Becker/Donald Fagen
Warren Zevon
Nile Rodgers & Bernard Edwards
Bobby Womack
Elvis Costello
Tom Petty
Lindsey Buckingham/Stevie Nicks/Christine McVie
Jeff Lynne
Steve Miller
John Hiatt
John Mellencamp
David Gates
Led Zeppelin
Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds
Donna Summer/Giorgio Moroder/Pete Bellotte
Roger Waters/David Gilmour
George Michael
Robbie Robertson
Steve Perry/Neal Schon/Jonathan Cain
Tom T. Hall
Waylon Jennings
John Prine
Bert Berns
Harry Nilsson
Steve Winwood
Robert "Mutt" Lange
Jimmy Jam/Terry Lewis
Chrissie Hynde
Joe South
Tony Joe White
B.B. King
J.J. Cale
Peter Gabriel
Harry Wayne Casey

BTW- In some cases I put the whole group down, which is what this Hall did when they inducted all the members of Queen.
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