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    Thu, 23 Feb 2012 14:35:31

    Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Tom Jones + More Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame - Induction ceremony takes place on June 14

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    • Bob Seger - Inductee Bob Seger at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2012 Annual Induction and Awards Ceremony June 14, 2012 in New York. The Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrates songwriters, educates the public with regard to their achievements, and produces a spectrum of professional programs devoted to the development of new songwriting talent through workshops, showcases and scholarships.
    • Bob Seger - NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 14: Bette Midler, and Bob Seger attend the Songwriters Hall of Fame 43rd Annual induction and awards at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 14, 2012 in New York City.
    • Bob Seger - LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 12:  Musician Bob Seger attends the EMI Post-GRAMMY Party At The Capitol Tower at Capitol Records Tower on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.

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    Musical geniuses Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones and Jim Steinman will become the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization's 43rd Annual Induction and Awards Dinner. The star-studded event is slated for Thursday, June 14 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Additional special award honorees will be announced soon.

    "Each of our 2012 inductees has created a unique range of extraordinary contributions, a body of work that has resonated with audiences around the world, and greatly enriched our global culture," said SHOF Chairman Jimmy Webb. "We are looking forward to celebrating their craft and careers at our Annual Awards Gala."

    Established in 1969, the Songwriters Hall of Fame (SHOF) serves as a vital bridge between music's past and future. In the Hall, musical pioneers are enshrined and celebrated, while the organization's music community outreach grooms the next generation of troubadours.

    Who is your favorite songwriter?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    02.23.12



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