I like McCartney-Lennon, I like the fun in their early lyrics.
I like Fanny Crosby, A blind lady, that wrote a lot of my favorite hymns.
I like Neil Diamond, and the ways that he made living enjoyable.
I like Gershwin, Cole Porter, Cohen, for the way they made musicals.
I like Carol King, Bert Baccarat, Billy Joel, they all can write about almost any subject.