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SHOF Inductees Kenneth Gamble & Leon Huff To Guest At Master Session At NYU

Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees, Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement and Trustee Award-winners, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, legendary songwriters and record producers and co-founders of the historic “Sound of Philadelphia/Philly Sound” will come to New York University on Tuesday, March 3, as…

Jan 26

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

Donovan and Ralph Peer Delight At USC Master Session

2014 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Donovan and peermusic Chairman and CEO Ralph Peer presented a stellar Master Session at USC on October 24th for students enrolled in their Popular Music curriculum. The session was once again moderated by USC’s Chris Sampson, Vice Dean of the Division of Contemporary Music.…

Oct 30

David Byrne To Guest At Songwriters Hall of Fame Master Sessions At NYU

(photo by Catalina Kulczar)

Academy Award® and Golden Globe®-winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member David Byrne, co-founder of the band Talking Heads and an artist who has influenced generations with his remarkable work in song, film, theater, visual arts, and prose, will come to New…

Oct 27

All Star Line Up For Historic Evening At The 2014 La Musa Awards

(Photo credits - Manny Hernandez & Alberto E. Tamargo)

ALEJANDRO SANZ , GLORIA ESTEFAN , OMAR ALFANNO, JENCARLOS CANELA , MIGUEL , RAFAEL PEREZ BOTIJA, OMAR ALFANNO AND OTHER GREAT ARTISTS AND VISIONARIES WERE RECIPIENTS OF LA MUSA AWARDS

THIS MAGICAL…

Oct 21

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Announces 2015 Nominees For Induction

New York, NY – October 16, 2014 - The 2015 slate of Songwriters Hall of Fame nominees for induction were announced by SHOF President/CEO Linda Moran today. The organization, which is dedicated to recognizing the work and lives of those composers and lyricists who create popular music around the world,…

Oct 16
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