Who are your top 10 favorite Rock lyricists ?

Make a list of 10 Rock lyricists (not so much for their singing ability, but more the strength of their words/lyrics) why you like them... also please list a song/songs that you think shows the singer as a great lyricist some of my favorites would be... John Lennon - pretty much any song he ever wrote but a... show more Make a list of 10 Rock lyricists (not so much for their singing ability, but more the strength of their words/lyrics) why you like them... also please list a song/songs that you think shows the singer as a great lyricist

some of my favorites would be...

John Lennon - pretty much any song he ever wrote but a good example is 'God'

Dylan - masters of war

Ian Curits - Novelty,something must break,digital, walked in line

Thom Yorke - Lucky,you and who's army,pretty much anything after pablo honey

Johnny Cash - Anything he wrote...., I hung my head, sunday morning blues
Update: WOW thanks so MUCH for mentioning Elliot Smith. I'd heard about him but never really made an effort to get any of his songs. DEFINATELY a new favorite. thanks again :)
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