Paste Magazine 100 Greatest Living Songwriters : All Songs Considered 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.

Paste Magazine 100 Greatest Living Songwriters

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

Highway 61 Revisited

Like a Rolling Stone

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Like a Rolling Stone

  • from Highway 61 Revisited
  • by Bob Dylan
Tim

Left of the Dial

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Left of the Dial

  • from Tim
  • by The Replacements
Ten Easy Pieces

Wichita Lineman

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Wichita Lineman

  • from Ten Easy Pieces
  • by Jimmy Webb
Illinois

Casimir Pulaski Day

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Casimir Pulaski Day

  • from Illinois
  • by Sufjan Stevens
1

We Can Work it Out

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We Can Work it Out

  • from The Beatles 1
  • by The Beatles
Various Positions

Hallelujah

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Hallelujah

  • from Various Positions
  • by Leonard Cohen
John Prine

Sam Stone

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Sam Stone

  • from John Prine
  • by John Prine
Transformer

Walk on the Wild Side

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Walk on the Wild Side

  • from Transformer
  • by Lou Reed
Never Mind the Bollocks

Anarchy in the U.K.

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Anarchy in the U.K.

  • from Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols
  • by The Sex Pistols
Mercy Now

Mercy Now

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Mercy Now

  • from Mercy Now
  • by Mary Gauthier
Anthology

Roll Over Beethoven

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Roll Over Beethoven

  • from Anthology
  • by Chuck Berry