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Songwriters' Shrine Honors Jimmy Webb

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Songwriters' Shrine Honors Jimmy Webb

Songwriters' Shrine Honors Jimmy Webb

Songwriters' Shrine Honors Jimmy Webb

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The Songwriters Hall of Fame gives Jimmy Webb the Johnny Mercer Award for "a history of outstanding creative works." Among his classics: "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Galveston" and "Wichita Lineman." NPR's Scott Simon offers an appreciation.