2019 SONG­WRIT­ERS HALL CLASS: PRINE, STEVENS, EL­LIOTT

The Denver Post - - NATION & WORLD -

Missy El­liott has made his­tory as the first fe­male rap­per in­ducted into the Song­writ­ers Hall of Fame, whose 2019 class in­cludes leg­endary singer Cat Stevens and coun­try-folk icon John Prine.

The new in­ductees were announced Satur­day. Also in the group: Tom T. Hall, who Johnny Cash called his “all-time fa­vorite song­writer”; Jack Tem­pchin, who co-wrote songs for the Ea­gles and Glenn Frey’s solo al­bums; and Dal­las Austin, the song­writer be­hind ra­dio hits for TLC, Mon­ica, Pink, Boyz II Men, Madonna and more.

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