Wednesday, November 24, 2010

A Few of My Favorite Songwriters

I stole this idea from the lovely Miss Trixie:

King, Carole. Tapestry. S.l.: Epic, 1971. Sound recording.
Here are fifteen of my favorite songwriters and songwriting teams in no particular order:

1. Joni Mitchell
2. Johnny Hickman & David Lowery (as a team and as solo writers)

3. Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II

John Lennon & Paul McCartney
5. Freddie Mercury & David Bowie (as a team and as solo writers)

Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
7. Chris LeRoy

8. John Prine

9. Irving Berlin
10. Carole King

11. Willie Nelson

12. Dolly Parton

George and Ira Gershwin

14. Neil Sedaka

(Sedaka wrote this song about Carole King.)

15. Burt Bacharach