Think of a songwriter and you'll think of a line, something they've written that has resonated with you - and speaks to you still. Not all songwriters place a premium on their lyrics - hello Paul McCartney - but most do. The best songwriters explore the human condition and, while they may not explain the meaning of life, they give meaning to life. It's why we keep listening ... and learning. And yearning for more.

On this page you will find links to each artist featured on Song Sung New and some of the best home truths they've told. 


David Bowie

Leonard Cohen

George Harrison

Elton John

John Lennon

Bob Marley

Paul McCartney

Van Morrison


Bruce Springsteen

Cat Stevens/Yusuf
Pete Townshend