June 19, 2009

Songwriters Hall of Fame Brings Out the Stars for 40th Anniversary Gala

Lamont Dozier with Berry Gordy; Brian and Eddie Holland

The 2009 Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) 40th Anniversary Awards show was a dazzling success, as SHOF Chairman/CEO Hal David and President Linda Moran recognized and celebrated some of the key songwriting icons of popular culture.

Last night, heavyweights Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora; Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati (The Young Rascals); Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway; Crosby, Stills & Nash; Galt MacDermot, James Rado and Gerome Ragni (deceased); and Stephen Schwartz were inducted into its hallowed Hall.

Honored with special awards were Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland of Holland-Dozier-Holland, who were presented with the esteemed Johnny Mercer Award; Andy Williams, who was presented with the Towering Performance Award; Jason Mraz, who received The Hal David Starlight Award; Sir Tom Jones, who was presented with The Howie Richmond Hitmaker Award and Maxyne Lang , who was honored with The Abe Olman Publisher Award.

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