List of songwriter collaborations
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This is a list of notable songwriter teams.
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|Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn|
|George (music) and Ira Gershwin (lyrics)||"The Man I Love"|
"I Got Rhythm"
|Rodgers and Hart
|Betty Comden and Adolph Green||On the Town (with Leonard Bernstein)|
Wonderful Town (with Leonard Bernstein)
Bells Are Ringing (with Jule Styne)
|Kander and Ebb||Cabaret|
Kiss of the Spider Woman
|Lerner and Loewe||My Fair Lady|
|Rodgers and Hammerstein||1940s–1960||Oklahoma!|
The King and I
The Sound of Music
|Rodgers and Hart
Babes in Arms
|Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics)||1965–1976||Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat|
Jesus Christ Superstar
|Alan Menken (music) and Howard Ashman (lyrics)||1979–1991||Little Shop of Horrors|
The Little Mermaid
Beauty and the Beast
Aladdin (with Tim Rice)
|Stephen Flaherty (music) and Lynn Ahrens (lyrics)||1988–present||Once on This Island|
|Pasek and Paul||A Christmas Story: The Musical|
|Gilbert and Sullivan||1871–1896||Thespis|
Trial by Jury
The Pirates of Penzance
The Yeomen of the Guard
The Grand Duke
- Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus
- Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
- Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer
- Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson
- Howard Ashman and Alan Menken
- Burt Bacharach and Hal David
- Alan and Marilyn Bergman
- Bono and The Edge
- Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn
- Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway
- Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers
- Donald Fagen and Walter Becker
- Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
- John Flansburgh and John Linnell (They Might Be Giants)
- Charles Fox and Norman Gimbel
- Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown
- Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
- Ira Gershwin and George Gershwin
- W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
- Gerry Goffin and Carole King
- Mack Gordon and Harry Revel
- Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry
- Isaac Hayes and David Porter
- Don Henley and Glenn Frey
- Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
- James Samuel Harris III and Terry Steven Lewis
- Antônio Carlos Jobim and Vinicius de Moraes
- Elton John and Bernie Taupin
- John Kander and Fred Ebb
- Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
- Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
- John Lennon and Paul McCartney
- Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe
- Jay Livingston and Ray Evans
- Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice
- Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
- Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson
- Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane
- Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields
- Steven Morrissey and Johnny Marr
- Jimmy Page and Robert Plant
- Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
- Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman
- Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger
- Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
- Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart
- Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman
- Joe Strummer and Mick Jones
- Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe
- Steven Tyler and Joe Perry
- Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
- Harry Warren and Al Dubin
- Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong
- Brian Wilson and Mike Love
- Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook
- Scott Stapp and Mark Tremonti
- James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich
- Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora
- Brett Gurewitz and Greg Graffin
- "ABBA Songwriters Get Lifetime Award". Associated Press. May 24, 2002.
- Laura Barton (August 23, 2011). "From Leiber and Stoller to Lennon and McCartney: the alchemy of the duo". The Guardian.
- "Bachman, Cummings named into Canadian Songwriters Hall". The Globe and Mail. December 7, 2004. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- "The Guess Who is Taking Care of Unfinished Business.(What's Happening)". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. November 2, 2001. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013.
The core of the Canadian band has always been Winnipeg natives Cummings (vocals/piano) and Randy Bachman (vocals/guitars), a prolific songwriting duo. In the late '60s and early 1970, the duo produced a string of hits ...(HighBeam subscription required)
- Thomas Conner (July 3, 2005). "Brill Building's dynamic duos". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on April 14, 2016. (HighBeam subscription required)
- Stephen Holden (January 18, 1981). "Steely Dan's New Songs". The New York Times.
- Ray Connolly (May 21, 2012). "Only Lennon and McCartney have bettered them". Mail Online.
- "Robin Gibb: the hits you didn't know were written by the Bee Gees". The Daily Telegraph. May 21, 2012.
- "The Couple Behind Some Of Hollywood's Classic Tunes". NPR. September 2, 2011. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
- "1997 Award & Induction Ceremony: Johnny Mercer Award: Alan & Marilyn Bergman". Songwriters Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on March 8, 2013. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
- "Tommy Boyce, Musician, Songwriter for Monkees". Chicago Sun-Times. November 25, 1994. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016.
- "Full List of Inductees". Country Music Hall of Fame. Archived from the original on March 29, 2013. Retrieved February 4, 2013.
- "Gamble & Huff earn prestigious award: Songwriting team to be recognized at Grammy's banquet". Philadelphia Tribune. February 19, 1999. Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. (HighBeam subscription required)
- Hiatt, Brian (October 13, 2011). "Pink Floyd: Journey to the Dark Side". Rolling Stone. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
- "Isaac Hayes". Songwriters Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
- "David Porter". Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Archived from the original on February 15, 2015. Retrieved February 5, 2013.
- John Jurgensen (November 10, 2007). "Hit List: Holland-Dozier-Holland". The Wall Street Journal.
- "Top 10 greatest songwriting teams in rock: 3. Mick Jagger & Keith Richards (The Rolling Stones)". MSN. December 7, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby Archived 2013-12-27 at the Wayback Machine. Songwriters Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 8, 2013.
- "Top 10 greatest songwriting teams in rock: 1. Paul McCartney & John Lennon (The Beatles)". MSN. December 7, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- "RIP Jerry Leiber: half of one of rock's greatest songwriting teams". Los Angeles Times. August 22, 2011.
- Dennis McLellan (October 18, 2001). "Hollywood Star Walk: Livingston & Evans". Los Angeles Times.
- Dennis McLellan (February 18, 2007). "Ray Evans, 92; won 3 Oscars as part of songwriting team". The Boston Globe. Archived from the original on July 23, 2018. (HighBeam subscription required)
- "Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- "Interview: Songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil discuss their careers as a songwriting team and a married couple for 40 years". Fresh Air. National Public Radio. July 18, 2000. Archived from the original on April 10, 2016. Retrieved February 5, 2013. (HighBeam subscription required)
- Jon Wilde (August 30, 2009). "Here's Johnny: Marr on Morrissey, guitars and whether the Smiths will ever reform". Mail Online.
- "Top 10 greatest songwriting teams in rock: 2. Morrissey & Johnny Marr (The Smiths)". MSN. December 7, 2010. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- "Mort Shuman Biography". Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- Andrew Perry (July 27, 2009). "Interview with Nile Rodgers of Chic". The Daily Telegraph.
- Dennis McLellan and Valerie J. Nelson (March 7, 2012). "Songwriter helped make 'Mary Poppins' supercalifragilistic..." Los Angeles Times.
- "Songs We Love: Disney Songwriters The Sherman Brothers". NPR. March 7, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- Petridis, Alexis (December 2, 2005). "Return of the hitmen". The Guardian. Retrieved November 21, 2014.
- "Norman Whitfield: Songwriter and producer behind some of Motown's biggest hits". The Daily Telegraph. September 18, 2008.
- "Barrett Strong". Songwriters Hall of Fame. Retrieved February 6, 2013.
- "Rolling Stone's Ten Best Songwriting Duos Ever". Rolling Stone. June 11, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- Jason Newman (August 23, 2011). "It Takes Two: 10 Songwriting Duos That Rocked Music History". Billboard. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- Buckley, Peter (2003). The Rough Guide to Rock. Rough Guides. p. 784.
- Pareles, Jon (13 November 1999). "POP REVIEW; A Farewell To Irony: Grief Gets A Chance". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
- Petridis, Alexis (7 February 2002). "Pet sounds". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
- "Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn: Jazz Composers (April 4 – June 28, 2009 exhibit)". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved January 31, 2013.
- "Billy Strayhorn". Independent Lens (documentary television series). Retrieved January 31, 2013. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- Jeff Haas. "Jazz's Great Songwriting Teams". Public Radio Exchange. Archived from the original on June 27, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- "Hollywood Star Walk: George & Ira Gershwin". Los Angeles Times.
- "Library of Congress Honors Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Recipients of the 2012 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song". May 8, 2012. Retrieved January 30, 2013.
- Robert Berkvist (November 24, 2006). "Betty Comden, Half of Lyrics Team Behind Musicals of Grace and Wit, Dies at 89". The New York Times.
- Melissa Rose Bernardo (January 8, 2007). "An American Classic" Remembering the theater legend who penned Singin' in the Rain – a CD and DVD appreciation of the late Betty Comden". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
- Stephen Holden (February 8, 2013). "The Show Goes on, Despite Showstopper Choruses in All Those Tunes: Kander and Ebb Songbook at Lincoln Center". The New York Times.
- Nelson Pressley (June 8, 2012). "John Kander carries on after losing his old chum Fred Ebb". Washington Post. Archived from the original on April 12, 2013.
- Adam Sherwin (January 24, 2012). "Rice and Lloyd Webber: The row resurrected". The Independent.
- Matt Trueman (March 26, 2012). "Tim Rice rules out collaborating again with Andrew Lloyd Webber". The Guardian.