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    Wow...no love for Garcia/Hunter!
     
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    I'll add:
    John Lee Hooker
    Van Morrison
    Lucinda Williams
     
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    are songs without words songs?
     
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    Dude, I checked off Johnny Mercer, like, nine posts up! You can count on the fingers of one hand the rock-era songwriters who are fit to carry his notebook.
     
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    CHRISSIE HYNDE!!!!

     
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    Just watched an old episode of Live from Daryl’s House, which reminded me, duh, that this guy should be on the list:

    Daryl Hall (with John Oates, of course).
     
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    Neal and Tim Finn

    and I recall how much I liked Leaving On A Jet Plane, sort of the quintessential breakup song of the new era of jet planes; and for that...

    John Denver
     
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    post #49. pitiful. my head is hung in shame.
     
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    Actually ... Post #3 ...10 down.
     
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    Lie la lie, lie la la la lie lie
    Lie la lie, lie la la la la lie la la lie
     
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    Did someone say Bob Dylan? ;)
     
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    I no lie...why u say i lie? you cop? you look like cop.

    and for the record, I was only looking for work, officer, and she asked me to...and Second Avenue is such a lonely place.
     
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    Both were mentioned. Jackson in the third post and Jim has Mercer right above. ;)
     
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    Again...in the third post.
     
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    Probably won’t make many others list but Joe Walsh wrote some great songs through the years .
     
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    Has anyone mentioned Joni Mitchell?
     
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    Kris Kristofferson is one that I haven’t seen mentioned yet & one of my favorites along with Jerry Jeff Walker.
     
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