Paste Magazine 100 Greatest Living Songwriters

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The editors of Paste magazine wondered: who are the best living songwriters around. They gathered a team of 50 musicians and writers and put together a list of the top 100. On this edition of All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with Paste magazine editor Josh Jackson, the arts editor for NPR News, Bill Wyman and songwriter Mary Gauthier. They discuss great songwriters, life-changing songs and the art and craft of songwriting.

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Paste Magazine 100 Greatest Living Songwriters

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Hallelujah

  • Artist: Leonard Cohen
  • Song: Hallelujah
  • From: Various Positions
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Never Mind the Bollocks

Anarchy in the U.K.

  • Artist: The Sex Pistols
  • Song: Anarchy in the U.K.
  • From: Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols
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