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bands/musicians The Greatest Songwriters of All Time  

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Leonard Cohen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Leonard Cohen Synthpop, Pop music, Spoken word

The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time The All-Time Best Rock Bassists

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John Lennon & Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time

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Mick Jagger & Keith Richards is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time

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Nick Cave is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Nick Cave Gothic rock, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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Tom Waits is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Tom Waits Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
George Harrison Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Warren Zevon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Warren Zevon Americana, Blues-rock, Rock music

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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Joe Strummer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Joe Strummer New Wave, Ska, Rock music

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Lou Reed is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Lou Reed Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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Neil Young is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Neil Young Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge

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Van Morrison is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Van Morrison Skiffle, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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Pete Townshend is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Pete Townshend Rock music, Pop rock, Merseybeat

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Ray Davies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Ray Davies Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Elvis Costello is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Elvis Costello New Wave, Rock music, Pub rock

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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Patti Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Patti Smith Blues-rock, Rock music, Protopunk

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Elton John and Bernie Taupin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Elton John and Bernie Taupin

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Shane MacGowan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Shane MacGowan Celtic rock, Celtic punk, Rock music

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songwriters of All Time
Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock