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2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee playlist

Yardbarker Logo By Mya Singleton of Yardbarker | Slide 1 of 25: For nearly five decades, the Songwriters Hall of Fame has celebrated some of the most innovative pioneers in music history. In addition to people behind the scenes such as producers and engineers, songwriters are the backbone to a timeless song that can set up an artist for an illustrious career. Artists such as the Bee Gees, Quincy Jones, Curtis Mayfield, Cyndi Lauper, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have all received the prestigious honor. This year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame class is no short of well-deserving artists including John Mellencamp, Robert “Kool” Bell, Jermaine Dupri, Alan Jackson and Allee Willis, just to name of few. In honor of the creative milestone, here is a playlist of songs written by the inductees that crown their legendary careers in the industry.

They write the songs that hurt so good

For nearly five decades, the Songwriters Hall of Fame has celebrated some of the most innovative pioneers in music history. In addition to people behind the scenes such as producers and engineers, songwriters are the backbone to a timeless song that can set up an artist for an illustrious career. Artists such as the Bee Gees, Quincy Jones, Curtis Mayfield, Cyndi Lauper, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have all received the prestigious honor. This year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame class is no short of well-deserving artists including John Mellencamp, Robert “Kool” Bell, Jermaine Dupri, Alan Jackson and Allee Willis, just to name of few. In honor of the creative milestone, here is a playlist of songs written by the inductees that crown their legendary careers in the industry.

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