One of the most prolific songwriters ever

Music Pioneer

Rose Marie McCoy broke into the male dominated business side of the music industry as a songwriter and record producer, paving the way for other females that followed.

Songwriter Supreme

Over 850 songs published, many recorded by such legendary artists as Nat "King" Cole, Elvis Presley, Sarah Vaughan,  James Brown, Aretha Franklin, and on and on and on  . . . .


Her dream was to make it as a singer. Instead she became one of the most sought after songwriters of the 1950s and '60s, continuing to pen songs right up to  the 21st century.