Joni in her youth
Joni in her youth

The 100 Greatest Songwriters Of All Time

Who are the greatest songwriters of all time?

Rolling Stone offers up a pretty subjective and predictable list without explanation. Dylan tops the index with Lennon and McCartney following and after them it's pretty much exclusively an all-American mainstream collection of pop artists from the '60s on through.

Gordon Lightfoot and Hank Snow are both snubbed, as is Bryan Adams. Canadians making the list are Joni Mitchell at 9, Leonard Cohen and Neil Young, in 16th and 17th place respectively, and Robbie Robertson coming in at 45 on the Top 100.

Here's the list...

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