Inductees at the 43rd annual Songwriters Hall of Fame event include Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones and Jim Steinman. The Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Bette Midler, with Ne-Yo receiving the Hal David Starlight Award.
Dave Grohl’s stock continues to rise. Philly.com reports that he tipped $1000 (twice) for a few drinks on Memorial Day. Yet his biographer tells Gibson.com that Dave Grohl still sees himself as a drummer, rather than a songwriter. More on Dave Grohl.