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Remembering Ervin Drake

The Songwriters Hall of Fame is mourning the loss of one of our founding members, legendary songwriter and esteemed inductee, Ervin Drake.

“Ervin was one of the first songwriters to come on board at the Songwriters Hall of Fame after the organization was created by Johnny Mercer, Howie…

Jan 15

Oscar Brand’s Folksong Festival Radio Show Celebrates 69 Years

December 6, 2014 marked the 69th anniversary of one of the Songwriters Hall of Fame’s founding Board members and curator Oscar Brand’s Folksong Festival radio show on WNYC Radio in New York. He has hosted and produced the program every week since December, 1945. The anniversary is yet another milestone…

Dec 8

David Byrne Rocks The SHOF Master Sessions At NYU

By April Anderson

The Frederick Loewe Theatre was packed to the rafters on November 6 with an eager audience anxiously awaiting quintessential rock star David Byrne, guest for the next in the series of Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions at NYU. He certainly did not disappoint. Precisely…

Nov 8
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