60 GREAT ROCK AND SOUL LYRICISTS (1962-present)

Jackson Browne
David Byrne (Talking Heads)
Captain Beefheart
Johnny Cash
Nick Cave
Kurt Cobain
Jarvis Cocker (Pulp)
Leonard Cohen
Alice Cooper
Elvis Costello
Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips)
Ian Curtis (Joy Division)
Ray Davies (The Kinks)
Mike Doughty (Soul Coughing)
Nick Drake
Drive-by Truckers (Patterson Hood, Mike Cooley, Jason Isbell)
Bob Dylan
Steve Earle
Richey Edwards (Manic Street Preachers)
Mark Eitzel (American Music Club)
Donald Fagan (Steely Dan)
Neil Finn (Split Enz, Crowded House)
John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
John Hiatt
Ian Hunter (Mott The Hoople)
Robert Hunter (Grateful Dead)
Freedy Johnston
Carole King
Lemmy (Motorhead)
John Lennon (The Beatles, solo)
Stephen Malkmus (Pavement)
Jeff Mangum (Neutral Milk Hotel)
Aimee Mann
Barbara Manning
Bob Marley
Curtis Mayfield (The Impressions, solo)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles, solo)
Stephen Merritt (Magnetic Fields, 6ths, etc)
Joni Mitchell
Morrissey (The Smiths, solo)
Jim Morrison (The Doors)
Van Morrison
Dave Mustaine (Megadeth)
Randy Newman
Andy Partridge (XTC)
John Prine
Lou Reed (The Velvet Underground, solo)
Robbie Robertson (The Band)
Smokey Robinson
Ron Sexsmith
Paul Simon
Elliott Smith
Patti Smith
Bruce Springsteen
Stuart Staples (Tindersticks)
Michael Stipe (R.E.M.)
Sly Stone
Richard Thompson
Pete Townshend (The Who)
Jeff Tweedy (Uncle Tupelo, Wilco)
Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
Tom Verlaine (Television)
Tom Waits
Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
Paul Westerberg (The Replacements)
Lucinda Williams
Stevie Wonder
Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
Neil Young
Warren Zevon


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