Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Missing From The Songwriters Hall of Fame (Updated 2018 Inductees)

The 2018 Songwriters Hall Inductees have been announced:
Alan Jackson, Allee Willis, Bill Anderson, Jermaine Dupri, John Mellencamp, Kool & The Gang and Steve Dorff.

According to the Song Hall's website, voters are made up of "music industry professionals" and members of Performing Rights Organzations like BMI and ASCAP.

Below is a list of names that have not been inducted into the Song Hall as of 2018.

Alice Cooper
Aretha Franklin 
B.B. King
Bert Berns
Billy Joe Shaver
Bo Diddley
Bob McDill
Bobby Womack
Bonnie Raitt
Boz Scaggs
Bryan Adams
Bryan Ferry
Carl Perkins
Cat Stevens
Chrissie Hynde
Chuck Willis
Curly Putnam
Dallas Frazier
Dan Fogelberg
Dan Penn
David Gates
Dean Dillon
Dion DiMucci
Donna Summer/Giorgio Moroder/Pete Bellotte
Doors
Dwight Yoakam
George Harrison
George Michael
Gloria Estefan
Guy Clark
Harry Nilsson
Harry Wayne Casey
Isley Brothers
J.J. Cale
Janet Jackson
Jeff Lynne
Jimi Hendrix
Jimmy Cliff
Joe South
John Hiatt
John D. Loudermilk
John Prine
Kate Bush
Kenny Loggins
Led Zeppelin
Lefty Frizzell
Lindsey Buckingham/Stevie Nicks/Christine McVie
Lou Reed
Lucinda Williams
Luther Vandross
Madonna
Mariah Carey
Mark Knopfler
Max D. Barnes
Michael McDonald
Mike Chapman/Nicky Chinn
Morrissey/Johnny Marr
Muddy Waters
Nas
Neil Young
Nick Lowe
Outkast
Paul Overstreet
Percy Mayfield
Pete Townshend
Peter Gabriel 
Phil Ochs
Prince
Randy Goodrum
R.E.M.
Ric Ocasek
Richard Thompson
Robbie Robertson
Robert "Mutt" Lange
Rod Stewart
Rod Temperton
Rodney Crowell
Roger Miller
Roger Waters/David Gilmour
Rosanne Cash
Rudy Toombs
Sade
Sandy Linzer/Denny Randell
Shel Silverstein
Sheryl Crow
Sly Stone
Sonny Throckmorton
Spooner Oldham
Steve Earle
Steve Miller
Steve Perry/Neal Schon/Jonathan Cain
Steve Winwood
Tim Hardin
Tom T. Hall
Tom Waits
Tony Macaulay
Tony Joe White
Townes Van Zandt
Tracy Chapman
U2
Vince Gill
Walter Becker/Donald Fagen
Warren Zevon
Waylon Jennings
William Bell
William "Mickey" Stevenson

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

Below is a link to the Song Hall's website:
http://www.songwritershalloffame.org/

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