1975 Induction Ceremony

Inductees

Click on any of the inductee or award recipient names at right to read a biographical profile.

The National Academy of Popular Music/Songwriters Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 by songwriter Johnny Mercer and publishers Abe Olman and Howie Richmond. The NAPM/SHOF is also devoted to the development of new songwriting talent through workshops, showcases and scholarships.

Sponsors

  • American Airlines
  • gibson FOUNDATION
  • Prager Metis

The Songhall gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of...

  • ASCAP
  • BMI
  • SESAC

Songwriters Hall of Fame’s ongoing mission is to celebrate and honor the contributions of our great popular music songwriters who have written the soundtrack for our nation’s history, while developing new writing talent through workshops, showcases, and digital initiatives.