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Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces Nominees

by Roger Wink, VVN Music on October 15, 2012

in News

The Songwriters Hall of Fame have announced their nominees for induction in 2013 and it truly is an amazing group of writers and performers.

Songwriters Hall of Fame

Songwriters Hall of Fame

A total of twelve writers/writing duos are up in the Non-Performers category with three eventually selected for inclusion while an additional twelve are up in the Performer/Songwriters category of which two will be selected.

Members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame have until December 17 to vote with the inductees announced shortly after. The actual ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 13 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Here are the nominees in the Performer/Songwriter category with three of their best known compositions:

  • Lindsay Buckingham, Christine McVie & Stevie Nicks
    • Rhiannon
    • Go Your Own Way
    • Don’t Stop
  • Jimmy Buffett
    • Margaritaville
    • Come Monday
    • Fins
  • Elvis Costello
    • Alison
    • Watching the Detectives
    • Pump It Up
  • Ray Davies
    • Tired of Waiting
    • You Really Got Me
    • Lola
  • Vince Gill
    • I Still Believe in You
    • One More Last Chance
    • Go Rest High On That Mountain
  • Mick Jones & Lou Gramm
    • Waiting For a Girl Like You
    • Cold as Ice
    • Hot Blooded
  • B.B. King
    • Lucille
    • Sweet Sixteen
    • Bad Luck
  • Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart
    • Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)
    • Here Comes The Rain Again
    • Would I Lie To You
  • Jeff Lynne
    • Evil Woman
    • Mr. Blue Sky
    • Strange Magic
  • Steven Tyler & Joe Perry
    • Dream On
    • Walk This Way
    • Dude Looks Like a Lady
  • Steve Winwood
    • Gimme Some Lovin’
    • Dear Mr. Fantasy
    • Higher Ground
  • Bobby Womack
    • Across 110th Street
    • Breezin’
    • That’s the Way I Feel About Cha’
In the category of Non-Performing Songwriters, the nominees are:
  • Bobby Braddock
    • He Stopped Loving Her Today
    • D-I-V-O-R-C-E
    • Golden Ring
  • Don Covay
    • Chain of Fools
    • Seesaw
    • Mercy, Mercy
  • Randy Goodrum
    • You Needed Me
    • Bluer Than Blue
    • Oh Sherrie
  • Tony Hatch
    • Downtown
    • Don’t Sleep in the Subway
    • My Love
  • Holly Knight
    • Love is a Battlefield
    • Better Be Good to Me
    • The Warrior
  • Dennis Lambert & Brian Potter
    • Don’t Pull Your Love
    • One Tin Soldier (The Legend of Billy Jack)
    • It Only Takes a Minute
  • Bob McDill
    • Amanda
    • Baby’s Got Her Blue Jeans On
    • Gone Country
  • Rick Nowels
    • Heaven Is a Place On Earth
    • White Flag
    • You Get What You Give
  • Linda Perry
    • Get the Party Started
    • Beautiful
    • What’s Up?
  • P.F. Sloan & Steve Barri
    • Eve of Destruction
    • Secret Agent Man
    • Where Were You When I Needed You
  • J.D. Souther
    • Best of My Love
    • New Kid In Town
    • You’re Only Lonely
  • Rod Temperton
    • Boogie Nights
    • Rock With You
    • Always and Forever

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