Song writers come and go as quickly as the clouds. There are so many people who pen one song and they are never heard of again. To be recognised as a truly worthy songwriter who has made a significant contribution to music you’ve really got to stand out from the crowd. Here are 7 brilliant songwriters who have left an enduring legacy.
1. Lennon and McCartney
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As a song writing force, this one half of The Beatles changed the face of music forever. Pop came to the masses the world over. "Yesterday" is the most recorded song ever with over 1,600 cover versions whilst "Imagine" is one of the world’s most iconic tunes. Paul McCartney is still writing today.