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Through 2010, 396 individuals have been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.


Inductee Exhibits

1970

Ahlert, Fred
Ball, Ernest
Bates, Katharine Lee
Berlin, Irving
Billings, William
Bland, James
Brockman, James
Brown, Lew
Brown, Nacio Herb
Bryan, Alfred
Burke, Joe
Burke, Johnny
Caldwell, Anne
Carroll, Harry
Clare, Sidney
Cohan, George M.
Conrad, Con
Coslow, Sam
Danks, Hart P.
De Koven, Reginald
De Rose, Peter
De Sylva, B.G. (Buddy)
Dixon, Mort
Donaldson, Walter
Dresser, Paul
Dreyer, Dave
Dubin, Al
Duke, Vernon
Edwards, Gus (The Star Maker)
Egan, Raymond B.
Emmett, Daniel Decatur
Fiorito, Ted
Fisher, Fred
Foster, Stephen
Gershwin, George
Gilbert, L. Wolfe
Gilmore, Patrick S.
Gordon, Mack
Grofe, Ferde
Guthrie, Woody
Hammerstein II, Oscar
Handy, W.C. (Father of the Blues)
Hanley, James F.
Harbach, Otto
Harris, Charles K.
Hart, Lorenz (Larry)
Henderson, Ray
Herbert, Victor
Hill, Billy
Howard, Joe
Howe, Julia Ward
Jacobs Bond, Carrie
Johnson, James P.
Johnson, Howard
Johnson, James W.
Johnston, Arthur
Jones, Isham
Joplin, Scott (King of Ragtime)
Kahal, Irving
Kahn, Gus
Kalmar, Bert
Kern, Jerome
Key, Francis Scott
Ledbetter, Huddie (Leadbelly)
Lewis, Sam
Loesser, Frank
MacDonald, Ballard
Madden, Edward
McCarthy, Joseph
McHugh, Jimmy
Meyer, George W.
Monaco, Jimmy
Moret, Neil
Morse, Theodore
Muir, Lewis F.
Nevin, Ethelbert
Norworth, Jack
Olcott, Chauncey
Payne, John Howard
Pierpont, J.S.
Pollack, Lew
Porter, Cole
Rainger, Ralph
Revel, Harry
Rexford, Eben E.
Rodgers, Richard
Rodgers, Jimmie (Father of Country Music)
Romberg, Sigmund
Root, George F.
Rose, Vincent
Rose, Billy
Ruby, Harry
Russell, Bob
Schwartz, Jean
Smith, Samuel Francis
Smith, Harry B.
Snyder, Ted
Sousa, John Phillip
Sterling, Andrew B.
Tierney, Harry A.
Tobias, Charles
Turk, Roy
Van Alstyne, Egbert
Von Tilzer, Harry
Von Tilzer, Albert
Waller, Thomas ("Fats")
Ward, Samuel A.
Weill, Kurt
Wenrich, Percy
Whiting, Richard
Williams, Clarence
Williams, Spencer
Williams, Hank
Winner, Septimus (Sep)
Woods, Harry M.
Work, Henry C.
Wrubel, Allie
Youmans, Vincent
Young, Joe
Young, Rida Johnson
Young, Victor

1971

Arlen, Harold
Carmichael, Hoagy
Ellington, Duke
Fields, Dorothy
Friml, Rudolf
Gershwin, Ira
Lerner, Alan Jay
Mercer, Johnny
Van Heusen, Jimmy
Warren, Harry

1972

Adamson, Harold
Ager, Milton
Bacharach, Burt
Bernstein, Leonard
Bock, Jerry
Caesar, Irving
Cahn, Sammy
Coots, J. Fred
David, Hal
Dietz, Howard
Fain, Sammy
Freed, Arthur
Gillespie, Haven
Green, John
Harburg, E.Y. ("Yip")
Harnick, Sheldon
Koehler, Ted
Lane, Burton
Leslie, Edgar
Loewe, Frederick
Meyer, Joseph
Parish, Mitchell
Razaf, Andy
Robin, Leo
Schwartz, Arthur
Seeger, Pete
Sigman, Carl
Styne, Jule
Washington, Ned
Wayne, Mabel
Webster, Paul Francis
Yellen, Jack

1975

Alter, Louis
David, Mack
Davis, Benny
Eliscu, Edward
Green, Bud
Handman, Lou
Heyman, Edward
Lawrence, Jack
Sondheim, Stephen

1977

Evans, Ray
Livingston, Jay

1980

Bergman, Alan
Bergman, Marilyn
Comden, Betty
Green, Adolph
Magidson, Herb

1981

Coleman, Cy
Livingston, Jerry
Marks, Johnny

1982

Bloom, Rube
Dylan, Bob
Herman, Jerry
Jenkins, Gordon
Rome, Harold
Ross, Jerry
Simon, Paul
Stillman, Al
Willson, Meredith

1983

Akst, Harry
Blane, Ralph
Drake, Ervin
Ebb, Fred
Hilliard, Bob
Kander, John
Martin, Hugh
Sedaka, Neil
Tobias, Harry
Wilder, Alec
Wonder, Stevie

1984

Adler, Richard
Benjamin, Bennie
Diamond, Neil
Gimbel, Norman
Hoffman, Al
Mancini, Henry
Pinkard, Maceo
Strayhorn, Billy
Weiss, George David

1985

Chaplin, Saul
De Paul, Gene
Kristofferson, Kris
Leiber, Jerry
Leigh, Carolyn
Raye, Don
Rose, Fred
Stoller, Mike
Strouse, Charles

1986

Berry, Chuck
Bryant, Felice
Bryant, Boudleaux
Hamlisch, Marvin
Holly, Buddy
Webb, Jimmy

1987

Cooke, Sam
Goffin, Gerry
King, Carole
Lennon, John
Mann, Barry
McCartney, Sir Paul
Merrill, Bob
Sager, Carole Bayer
Weil, Cynthia

1988

Anderson, Leroy
Coward, Sir Noel
Dozier, Lamont
Holland, Brian
Holland, Edward

1989

Adams, Lee
Bricusse, Leslie
De Lange, Eddie
Newley, Anthony
Orbison, Roy

1990

Croce, Jim
Legrand, Michel
Robinson, Smokey

1991

Barry, Jeff
Blackwell, Otis
Greenfield, Howard
Greenwich, Ellie
Jobim, Antonio Carlos

1992

Creed, Linda
Joel, Billy
John, Sir Elton
Pomus, Jerome "Doc"
Shuman, Mort
Taupin, Bernie

1993

Anka, Paul
Jagger, Mick
Kaempfert, Bert
Rehbein, Herb
Richards, Keith

1994

Gibb, Barry
Gibb, Maurice
Gibb, Robin
Redding, Otis
Richie, Lionel
Simon, Carly

1995

Crewe, Bob
Gamble, Kenneth
Gaudio, Bob
Huff, Leon
Steiner, Max
Webber, Sir Andrew Lloyd

1996

Aznavour, Charles
Denver, John
Noble, Ray

1997

Howard, Harlan
Kennedy, Jimmy
Lecuona, Ernesto
Mitchell, Joni
Spector, Phil

1998

Barry, John
Bartholomew, Dave
Domino Jr., Antoine ("Fats")
Stock, Larry
Williams, John

1999

Darin, Bobby
Lee, Miss Peggy
Rice, Sir Tim
Springsteen, Bruce (The Boss)

2000

Brown, James
Frey, Glenn
Henley, Don
Mayfield, Curtis
Taylor, James
Wilson, Brian

2001

Clapton, Eric
Nelson, Willie
Parton, Dolly
Warren, Diane
Williams, Paul

2002

Ashford, Nickolas
Jackson, Michael
Manilow, Barry
Newman, Randy
Simpson, Valerie
Sting

2003

Collins, Phil
Deacon, John (Queen)
Little Richard,
May, Brian (Queen)
Mercury, Freddie (Queen)
Morrison, Van
Taylor, Roger (Queen)

2004

Fox, Charles
Green, Al
Hall, Daryl (Hall & Oates)
McLean, Don
Oates, John (Hall & Oates)
Strong, Barrett
Whitfield, Norman

2005

Bowie, David
Cropper, Steve
Fogerty, John
Hayes, Isaac
Porter, David
Sherman, Richard
Sherman, Robert
Withers, Bill

2006

Bell, Thom
Cosby, Henry
Davis, Mac
Jennings, Will
Moy, Sylvia

2007

Black, Don
Browne, Jackson
Burgie, Irving
Haggard, Merle
Masser, Michael
Randazzo, Teddy
Weinstein, Bobby

2008

Child, Desmond
Hammond, Albert
Lynn, Loretta
Menken, Alan
Sebastian, John

2009

Bon Jovi, Jon
Brigati, Eddie (The Young Rascals)
Cavaliere, Felix (The Young Rascals)
Cook, Roger
Crosby , David (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Greenaway, Roger
Mac Dermot, Galt
Nash , Graham (Crosby, Stills & Nash)
Rado, James
Ragni, Gerome
Sambora, Richie
Schwartz, Stephen
Stills, Stephen (Crosby, Stills & Nash)

2010

Adair, Tom
Bailey, Philip (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Cohen, Leonard
Dennis, Matt
DeShannon , Jackie
Dunn, Larry (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Foster , David
Mandel, Johnny
Marley, Bob
McKay, Al (Earth, Wind & Fire)
Nyro, Laura
Skylar, Sunny
Stone, Jesse
White, Verdine (Earth, Wind & Fire)
White, Maurice (Earth, Wind & Fire)

2011

Bettis, John
Brooks, Garth
Kelly , Tom
Russell, Leon
Steinberg, Billy
Toussaint, Allen

2012

Jones, Tom
Lightfoot, Gordon
Schlitz, Don
Schmidt, Harvey
Seger, Bob
Steinman, Jim