Next month the Songwriters Hall of Fame will welcome its six latest inductees. Here is a song from each of those songwriters.
Dallas Austin: TLC, "Creep". "If he knew the things I did, he couldn't handle me, and I choose to keep him protected."
Missy Elliott: "Work It". "Ti esrever dna ti pilf, nwod gniht ym tup."
John Prine: "Everything Is Cool". "Everything is cool, everything's okay. Why just before last Christmas, my baby went away."
Tom T. Hall: Jeannie C. Riley, "Harper Valley PTA". "Mrs. Johnson, you're wearin' your dresses way too high."
Jack Tempchin: The New Riders of the Purple Sage, "Fifteen Days Under the Hood". "I got those dead-battery-broken-fan-belt blues."
Yusuf/Cat Stevens: "Father and Son". "If they were right, I'd agree, but it's them they know, not me."