Songwriter

Songwriter J.J. Cale died at the age of 74. (Credit CBS 2)

Music World Mourns Hit-Maker J.J. Cale, 74

John Weldon Cale, better known as J.J. Cale wrote Eric Clapton’s ‘After Midnight’ and ‘Travelin Light’. Cale also penned hits for Lynyrd Skynyrd, and had his work covered by Johnny Cash and the Allman Brothers.

07/27/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Ben E. King and Hal David attend the Songwriters Hall of Fame 43rd Annual induction and awards at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 14, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty

Legendary Songwriter Hal David Has Died At The Age Of 91

Hal David, whose simple, heartfelt lyrics made a perfect fit with Burt Bacharach’s quirky melodies and resulted in dozens of hit songs, including “Do You Know the Way to San Jose” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” died Saturday. He was 91.

09/01/2012