The Songwriters Hall of Fame has announced this year's inductees, who will be honored at the organization's annual dinner on June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

On that day, the Songwriters Hall of Fame will induct Felix Cavalieri and Eddie Brigati of the Young Rascals; Crosby, Stills and Nash; Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora of Bon Jovi; and Roger Cook and Roger Greenaway, who wrote a number of hits from the mid-1960's through the mid-1970's; and Galt MacDermot, James Rado and Gerome Ragni, who wrote the music for “Hair’” and Stephen Schwartz, who wrote the music for “Godspell,” at its annual dinner on June 18 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.

"I can think of no better way to mark our 40th anniversary than by inducting this group of eminent songwriters whose extraordinary accomplishments have made an indelible impression on the world's musical culture," SHOF chairman/CEO Hal David said in a statement. Also, special award nominees will be announced at a later date.

While the songs of the performer songwriters of the Rascals, Bon Jovi and CS&N are well known, the British songwriting team of Cook/Greenway wrote the Fortunes "You've Got Your Troubles; White Plains "My Baby Loves Lovin';" the Hollies' "Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress;" and the Coke jingle, "I'd Like to Teach The World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony).

Meanwhile, Rado and Ragni wrote the play "Hair," and MacDermot put their lyrics to music. "Hair, which won a Grammy in 1969," also saw a number of its songs covered and become hits including the Cowsills recording of the play's title song; "Oliver's "Good Morning Starshine:" and Three Dog Night's "Easy To Be Hard;" and the Fifth Dimensions medley of "Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In."

Schwartz, a three-time Grammy winner, penned "Godspell" "Pippin," "The Magic Show" and "The Bakers Wife." More recently, he composed lyrics and music to the long-running Broadway smash, "Wicked." Schwartz is also known for his work in animated film music, like the lyrics for "The Hunchback of Notre Dame;" "Pocahontas," and both the music and lyrics for "Prince of Egypt,” which included the Academy Award-winning song, "When You Believe." The score of the 2007 film, Enchanted, contained three Oscar-nominated songs by Schwartz and composer Alan Menken. Among Schwartz's best-known songs are "Corner of the Sky," "Just Around the Riverbend," "Colors of the Wind," "Defying Gravity" and "Popular."

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