Who’s Who in Nashville Songwriting. To the world, Nashville is synonymous with music and songwriting.  Since 1970, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame has honored Music City’s top tunesmiths – some of the greatest writers ever to pick a guitar, play a piano or put pencil to paper in search of the perfect song. 

The Hall of Fame boasts members from all genres of music who have reached the pinnacle of their craft.  Induction into the Hall of Fame is one of the nation's highest songwriting honors and the highest honor that can be bestowed by the Nashville songwriting community.

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1970's Inductees Into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

Bob Nolan Induction Year (1971)

A.P. Carter Induction Year (1970)

Cindy Walker Induction Year (1970)

Felice Bryant Induction Year (1972)

Elsie McWilliams Induction Year (1979)

Ernest Tubb Induction Year (1970)

Jimmie Davis Induction Year (1971)

Jimmie Rodgers Induction Year (1970)

Joe South Induction Year (1979)

Pee Wee King Induction Year (1970)

Rex Griffin Induction Year (1970)

Bob Miller Induction Year (1970)

Bob Wills Induction Year (1970)

Carson J. Robison Induction Year (1971)

Don Gibson Induction Year (1973)

Dallas Frazier Induction Year (1976)

Hank Snow Induction Year (1978)

Jenny Lou Carson Induction Year (1971)

Leon Payne Induction Year (1970)

Marijohn Wilkin Induction Year (1975)

Steve Nelson Induction Year (1973)

Roger Miller Induction Year (1973)

Bill Monroe Induction Year (1971)

Bradley Kincaid Induction Year (1971)

Albert E. Brumley Induction Year (1970)

Curly Putman Induction Year (1976)

Eddie Miller Induction Year (1975)

Carl Belew Induction Year (1976)

Bill Anderson - Induction Year (1975)

Don Wayne Induction Year (1978)

Don Robertson Induction Year (1972)

Fred Rose Induction Year (1970)

Gene Sullivan Induction Year (1971)

John D. Loudermilk Induction Year (1976)

Gene Autry - Induction Year (1970)

Joe Allison - Induction Year (1978)

Jimmy Wakely Induction Year (1971)

Hank Williams Induction Year (1970)

Johnny Cash Induction Year (1977)

Merle Haggard Induction Year (1977)

Smiley Burnette Induction Year (1971)

Merle Travis Induction Year (1970)

Tex Ritter Induction Year (1971)

Redd Stewart Induction Year (1970)

Boudleaux Bryant Induction Year (1972)

Ira Louvin Induction Year (1979)

Ed Nelson Jr. Induction Year (1973)

Floyd Tillman Induction Year (1970)

Hank Cochran Induction Year (1974)

Harlan Howard Induction Year (1973)

Jack Clement Induction Year (1973)

Jack Rhodes Induction Year (1972)

Moon Mullican Induction Year (1976)

Lefty Frizzell Induction Year (1972)

Stuart Hamblen Induction Year (1970)

Thomas A. Dorsey Induction Year (1979)

Mel Tillis Induction
Year (1976)

Tex Owens Induction Year (1971)

Wilf Carter Induction Year (1971)

Tim Spencer Induction Year (1971)

Kris Kristofferson Induction Year (1977)

Wayne Walker Induction Year (1975)

Willie Nelson Induction Year (1973)

Vernon Dalhart Induction Year (1970)

Tom T. Hall Induction Year (1978)

Vic McAlpin Induction Year (1970)

Woody Guthrie Induction Year (1977)

Marty Robbins Induction Year (1975)

Scotty Wiseman Induction Year (1971)

Zeke Clements Induction Year (1971)

Vaughn Horton Induction Year (1971)

Wiley Walker Induction Year (1971)

Johnny Bond Induction Year (1970)

Ted Daffan Induction Year (1970)

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