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2012 Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

2 Comments 13 December 2011

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 2012 inductees.  The  induction ceremony will be held in Cleveland on Saturday, April 14, 2012. The ceremony will be open to the public and tickets will go on sale in December. The following acts will join the Hall of Fame in the spring:

Guns N’ Roses
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Beastie Boys
Donovan
The Small Faces/The Faces
Freddie King
Don Kirshner
Cosimo Matassa
Tom Dowd
Glyn Johns
Laura Nyro

The Cure, Eric B. & Rakim, Heart, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Rufus with Chaka Khan, The Spinners, Donna Summer and War were nominated for the honor but were not chosen for induction. Who do you think should be considered for the next class?

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2 Comments so far

  1. Joyce Owens says:

    Allman Brothers,The Band,& Neil young are inducted already, would love if Stevie Ray Vaughn and Karla Bonoff,Nicolette Larson,& Pat Benetar were nominated .Heart,Joan Jett,& Eric B. Should have been inducted this time.

  2. Garrett says:

    Here are the top 30 vote-getters at:
    http://www.rateitall.com/topic.aspx?topicid=2529&sename=deserving-of-the-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame
    Only Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guns n’ Roses and Donovan made the Top 30.

    1) Rush

    2) Chicago

    3) Yes

    4) Deep Purple

    5) Doobie Brothers

    6) Moody Blues

    7) Dire Straits

    8) The Cars

    9) Electric Light Orchestra

    10) Jethro Tull

    11) Pete Townshend (solo)

    12) Heart

    13) Journey

    14) Steve Miller

    15) Carole King

    16) Styx

    17) Kiss

    18) Jim Croce

    19) Peter Gabriel (solo)

    20) Squeeze

    21) Red Hot Chili Peppers

    22) Supertramp

    23) Stevie Ray Vaughan

    24) Badfinger

    25) Hall & Oates

    26) The Guess Who

    27) Foreigner

    28) Guns N’ Roses

    29) Donovan

    30) Cat Stevens



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