Rock Hall Revisited: Class Of 1994

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  1. Musicman1998

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    Year Nine, everybody!

    Ground Rules
    • Acts become eligible twenty five years after their first record.
    • Acts remain eligible for fifteen years.
    • This year we are voting in ten performers, two Early Influences, two non-performers, two Sidemen, and two singles.
    • This is the Hall of Fame, not Hall of Favorites.
    • In addition to voting, you can also suggest future candidates in all categories.
    And now background on the performers:
    1. The Band (Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson)
      • An American-Candadian roots rock band who played a key role in Bob Dylan's transition to electric before hitting it out on their own, inspiring both contemporaries and future musicians.
      • Influenced: Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Neil Young, Eagles, The Grateful Dead, Little Feat, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, The Allman Brothers Band, CSNY, Nick Lowe, Phish, The Black Crowes, The Wallflowers, Bruce Hornsby, Widespread Panic, Ween, Fairport Convention, Three Dog Night, The Hollies, The Marshall Tucker Band, The Flaming Lips, Pearl Jam, Manfred Mann, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Blues Traveller, Ryan Adams, John Denver, Spooky Tooth, The Ventures, The Staple Singers, Aretha Franklin
      • Key Recordings: Music From Big Pink (1968), The Band (1969), The Basement Tapes (1975; w Bob Dylan), The Last Waltz (1978)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    2. Bobby "Blue" Bland
      • A classic rhythm and blues singer, mixing R&B with the blues and gospel.
      • Influenced: Gregg Allman (Allman Brothers Band), Eric Clapton, Marvin Gaye, The Grateful Dead, Otis Redding, Van Morrison, Solomon Burke, Boz Skaggs, David Bowie, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Ike and Tina Turner, Traffic, The Righteous Brothers
      • Key Recordings:"I'll Take Care Of You" (1959), "Turn On Your Love Light" (1961), "I Pity The Fool" (1961)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    3. Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band (Captain Beefheart, Eric Feldman, Bruce Fowler, John "Drumbo" French, The Mascara Snake, Rockette Morton, Zoot Horn Rollo, Anteannae Jimmy Semens, Moris Tepper, Art Tripp*)
      • One of the forefathers of experimental music led by one of music's great mavericks who continues to confound and inspire many long after his relatively short lived time in music.
      • Influenced: John Cale (The Velvet Underground), The Clash, John Lydon (The Sex Pistols; Public Image Limited), Henry Cow, The Residents, Tom Waits, Genesis P-Orridge, Little Feat, The Minutemen, Magazine, XTC, Sonic Youth, Gang Of Four, Siouxsie and The Banshees, The Fall, David Byrne (Talking Heads), Blondie, Devo, The B-52s, John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Pixies, Kurt Cobain (Nirvana), Pere Ubu, The Mock Turtles, The Membranes, The Scientists, Devo, Meat Puppets, Primus, The Soft Boys, Fred Frith, Phish,, Nick Cave, They Might Be Giants, Butthole Surfers, Adrian Belew (King Crimson;Frank Zappa;Talking Heads;David Bowie), PJ Harvey
      • Key Recordings: Safe As Milk (1967), Trout Mask Replica (1969), Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1970), Doc At the Radar Station (1980)
      • Eligible Until: 2008
    4. Leonard Cohen
      • One of music's m0st respected singer/songwriters.
      • Influenced: John Cale (The Velvet Underground), Janis Ian, Nick Cave, R.E.M., Red House Painters, Depeche Mode, The National, Aesop Rock, Family Band, Daniel Lanois, Swans, Richard Thompson, The Gutter Twins, Jane Siberry, Marc Lanegan (Screaming Trees), Lloyd Cole, David Sylvain, Josh Ritter, Nico, The Mountain Goats, Jarvis Cocker, Jeff Buckley, Hozier, Smog, Sandy Denny, PJ Harvey, Dead Can Dance, Suzanne Vega
      • Key Recordings: Songs of Leonard Cohen (1967),"Bird On the Wire" (1969), Songs of Love and Hate (1971), New Skin For the Old Ceremony (1974), "Hallelujah" (1984), I'm Your Man (1988)
      • Eligible Until: 2008
    5. Creedence Clearwater Revival (Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty)
      • Southern California rock outfit that conjured the sounds of the Southern Swamps and provided the soundtrack to late 60s America.
      • Influenced: Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Wallflowers, Los Lobos, Ike and Tina Turner, Kings of Leon, The Strokes, Canned Heat, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Jerry Reid, The Minutemen, Bonnie Tyler, Ramones, Teenage Fanclub, Circle Jerks, Bob Segar, U2, Pearl Jam, The Cactus Brothers, The Flying Burrito Brothers, The Ventures
      • Key Recordings: Green River (1969), Willie And The Poor Boys (1969), Cosmo's Factory (1970)
        Eligible Until: 2008
    6. Dick Dale
      • The King of Surf Guitar, helping push guitar technology forward and laying the ground work for later guitar playing.
      • Influenced: Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Beach Boys, Jimi Hendrix, The Dead Kennedys, Van Halen, The Surfaris, Jan and Dean, Sonic Youth, The Ventures
      • Key Recordings: "Let's Go Trippin" (1961), "Misirlou" (1962), Surfer's Choice (1962)
      • Eligible Until: 2002
    7. Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Rod Evans, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice, Nick Simper)
      • One of the cornerstones of hard rock and heavy metal.
      • Influenced: Judas Priest, Van Halen, Blue Oyster Cult, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Dio, Metallica, Aerosmith, Thin Lizzy, Queen, Montrose, Journey, Styx, Rush, Uriah Heep, Guns N Roses, Budgie, Saxon, Danzig, W.A.S.P., King Diamond, Venom, Dream Theater, Fates Warning, Yes, ELP, Def Leppard, Porcupine Tree, UFO, Asia, Alice In Chains, Riot, Scorpions, Heart, White Zombie, Accept, Helloween, Yngwie Malmsteen, Kyuss
      • Key Recordings: "Hush" (1968), In Rock (1970), Fireball (1971), Machine Head (1972), Made In Japan (1972), Burn (1974)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    8. Dion And The Belmonts (Angelo D’Aleo, Dion DiMucci, Carlo Mastrangelo, Fred Milano)
      • 1950s vocal group and one of Rock and Roll's early successes
      • Influenced: The Beach Boys, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen, Jan & Dean, Simon & Garfunkel, Billy Joel, The Mamas & The Papas, Lou Reed, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Status Quo, Del Shannon, Dave Edmunds, Eddie Rabbitt, Mott the Hoople
      • Key Recordings: "I Wonder Why" (1958), "A Teenager In Love" (1959), "Runaround Sue" (1961)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    9. Duane Eddy
      • Iconic rockabilly guitarist
      • Influenced: The Beatles, Ry Cooder, John Fogerty, Steve Cropper (Booker T & The MGs), James Burton, Mark Knopler (Dire Straits), The Who, The Kinks, Bruce Springsteen, Hank Marvin, The Ventures, Adrian Belew (Frank Zappa/King Crimson/Talking Heads)
      • Key Recordings: "Rebel Rouser" (1958), Peter Gunn (1959)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    10. Al Green
      • The Reverend of Soul, arguably the last of the Great Soul Singers.
      • Influenced: Brian McKnight, Steve Winwood, Luther Vandross, Brian McKnight, Teddy Pendergrass, Prince, Afghan Whigs, Michael Jackson, Seal, Roy Buchanan, Al Jarraeu, Isaac Hayes, The Shirelles, Tina Turner, Larry Graham (Sly & The Family Stone), Living Colour, Levon Helm (The Band), Talking Heads, Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music), Graha, Bonnet (Rainbow, Alcatrazz)
      • Key Recordings: "Let's Stay Together" (1971), I'm In Still In Love With You (1972), Call Me (1973)
      • Eligible Until: 2008
    11. The Impressions (Arthur “Pops” Brooks, Richard A. Brooks, Jerry Butler, Fred Cash, Sam Gooden, Curtis Mayfield)
      • Rhythm and blues vocal group
      • Influenced: Bob Marley & The Wailers, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Chic, Parliament-Funkadelic, Sly & The Family Stone,The Band, The O'Jays, The Staple Singers, The Spinners, The Chi-Lites, The Delfonics,, The Isley Brothers
      • Key Recordings: "It's Alright" (1963), "Keep On Pushing" (1964), "People Get Ready" (1965), This Is My Country (1968)
      • Eligible Until: 2004
    12. Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson, Barriemore Barlow, Martin Barre, Clive Bunker, Glenn Cornick, John Evan, John Glascock, Jeffrey Hammond, Dee Palmer)
      • One of progressive rock’s most popular acts who continuously pushed their sound into new territory.
      • Influenced: Kansas, Iron Maiden, Dream Theater, Marillion, Dio, Tempest, Blind Guardian, Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam), Nick Cave, Gentle Giant, Rush, Deep Purple, Clutch, Ween, Overkill, W.A.S.P., Helloween, Styx, Aerosmith
      • Key Recordings: Stand Up (1969), Aqualung (1971), Thick As A Brick (1972), Songs From the Wood (1977), Heavy Horses (1978)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    13. Elton John
      • Seventies superstars who alternated between bombastic glam rock, infectious pop, and confessional singer-songwriter material.
      • Influenced: Sting, Billy Joel, George Michael, Rob Zombie, Guns N Roses, Crowded House, Kate Bush, Matthew Sweet, John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers), The Beastie Boys, Biz Markie, The Beach Boys, The Pet Shop Boys, Aretha Franklin, Eric Clapton, Solomon Burke, The Fifth Dimension, The Who, Joe Cocker
      • Key Recordings: Tumbleweed Connection (1970), Madman Across The Water (1971), Honky Chatteu (1972), Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (1973), Captain Fantastic And The Dirt Brown Cowboy (1977)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    14. John Lennon*
      • Ex-Beatle who became an icon in his own right.
      • Influenced: U2, Pretenders, Mickey Dolenz (The Monkees), Primal Scream, Pearl Jam, Alice In Chains, Matthew Sweet, Generation X, Oasis, Pulp, Cheap Trick, Joan Baez, A Perfect Circle, Elton John, The Cowboy Junkies, Rod Stewart, Roxy Music, KISS, Lou Reed, Deftones, The Flaming Lips, Beck, The Dream Academy, The Cure, Johnny Winter, Ozzy Osbourne
      • Key Recordings: "Give Peace A Chance" (1969; w Plastic Ono Band), "Cold Turkey" (1969; w Plastic Ono Band), "Instant Karma" (1970), Plastic Ono Band (1970), Imagine (1971), "Happy Xmas (The War Is Over)" (1971), Double Fantasy (1980; w Yoko Ono)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    15. Martha & The Vandellas (Rosalind Ashford, Betty Kelly, Lois Reeves, Martha Reeves, Annette Sterling)
      • One of the first hit groups on Motown's label.
      • Influenced: The Rolling Stones, Ramones, Blondie, The Who, The Go-Gos, David Bowie, The Kinks, The Grateful Dead, Van Halen, Bruce Springsteen, Manfred Mann, Ike and Tina Turner, Laura Nyro, Phil Collins, Dusty Springfield
      • Key Recordings: "(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave" (1963), "Dancing In the Street" (1964), "Nowhere to Run" (1965)
      • Eligible Until: 2004
    16. MC5 (Michael Davis, Wayne Kramer, Fred "Sonic" Smith, Dennis Thompson, Rob Tyner)
      • A late sixties rock group who foreshadowed punk, hard rock, and heavy metal.
      • Influenced: Ramones, The Sex Pistols, New York Dolls, The Dead Kennedys, The Dead Boys, Misfits, Generation X, Husker Du, The Clash, The White Stripes, Motorhead, Patti Smith, Black Flag, Richard Hell, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, KISS, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett, Death, The Dictators, The Melvins, The Vibrators, Blue Oyster Cult, Bad Brains, Jeff Buckley, Rage Against The Machine, The Electric Eels, Primal Scream, The Damned, Hanoi Rocks
      • Key Recordings: Kick Out the Jams (1969), Back In the USA (1970), High Times (1971)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    17. Joni Mitchell
      • Singer-songwriter who effortlessly reinvented herself.
      • Influenced: Jackson Browne, Janis Ian, Kate Bush, 10000 Maniacs, Pretenders, Fiona Apple, St Vincent, Ben Folds, Jewel, Jill Scott, Melissa Etheridge, Tracy Chapman, Mary Lou Lord, Suzanne Vega, k.d. lang, Indigo Girls, Emmylou Harris, Roy Harper, Eva Cassidy, Cyndi Lauper, Leo Sayer, Jakob Dylan, Ellie Goulding, Mard Cohn, Sting, Steely Dan, Liz Phair, Patti Smith, Eurythmics, Bjork, Rickie Lee Jones, America
      • Key Recordings: Blue (1971), For The Court (1972), Court And Spark (1974), Hejira (1976)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    18. Ricky Nelson
      • Child actor turned rock and roll idol.
      • Influenced: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Marc Bolan (T.Rex), Cliff Richard, Jeff Beck, Brian May (Queen), Marshall Crenshaw, John Fogerty, Dion, The Grateful Dead, The Cramps
      • Key Recordings: “Poor Little Fool" (1958), "Travelin Man" (1961), "Hello Mary Lou" (1961)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    19. The Ronettes (Estelle Bennett, Ronnie Spector, Nedra Talley)
      • The definitive girl group of the 1960s and one of Phil Spector’s premier acts.
      • Influenced: The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, Ramones, Dusty Springfield, The New York Dolls, The Go-Gos, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel
      • Key Recordings: “Be My Baby” (1963), “Baby I Love You” (1963), “Walking In the Rain” (1964)
      • Eligible Until: 2005
    20. Sam & Dave (Sam Moore, Dave Prater)
      • Iconic soul duo and one of Stax Records' great stars
      • Influenced: The Who, Bruce Springsteen, The Band, The Hollies, The Jam, The Righteous Brothers, The Blues Brothers, Eric Clapton, Elvis Costello, Michael Jackson, ZZ Top, Billy Joel, Steve Windwood (Traffic;Blind Faith;The Spencer Davis Group), Al Green, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Rory Gallagher, Eurythmics, Aretha Franklin, The Temptations, Jackie Wilson
      • Key Recordings: "Hold On, I'm Comin" (1966), Soul Men (1967), "I Thank You" (1968), "Wrap It Up" (1968)
      • Eligible Until: 2007
    21. Sly & The Family Stone (Greg Errico, Larry Graham, Jerry Martini, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton, Freddie Stone, Rosie Stone, Sly Stone, Vet Stone)
      • Funk and psychedelic soul pioneer who left a wide impact.
      • Influenced: War, The Isley Brothers, Earth Wind & Fire, Jackson 5, Average White Band, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cameo, Public Enemy, Prince, Rick James, Ohio Players, Fishbone, Sly & Robbie, Miles Davis, The Beastie Boys, Ice Cube, The Animals, De La Soul, The Roots, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Staple Singers, Aretha Franklin, Guns N Roses, Ike and Tina Turner, Duran Duran
      • Key Recordings: Stand! (1969), There's A Riot Goin On (1971), Fresh(1973)
    22. The Staple Singers (Cleotha Staples, Mavis Staples, Pervis Staples, Roebuck "Pop" Staples, Yvonne Staples)
      • Family group that touched much ground, ranging from gospel to R&B and funk, in addition to embodying the Civil Rights era.
      • Influenced: Bob Dylan, The Band, B.B. King, Pete Seeger, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, The Rolling Stones, John Mayall, Leon Russell, Prince, Huey Lewis & The News, Public Enemy, Amy Winehouse, Widespread Panic, Harry Belafonte, The Impressions, Nick Cave, Ben Harper, Big Daddy Kane, Wilco, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bonnie Raitt, Ry Cooder
      • Key Recoridings: "Uncloudy Day" (1956), Freedom Highway (1965), "Will The Circle Be Unbroken" (1966), "Respect Yourself" (1971), "I'll Take You There" (1972), "Let's Do It Again" (1975)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    23. The Ventures (Bob Bogle, Nokie Edwards, Howie Johnson, Gerry McGhee, Mel Taylor, Don Wilson)
      • A popular instrumental/surf rock outfit that provided the soundtrack to early sixites youth in addition to innovative instrumentation and effects.
      • Influenced: The Beach Boys, John Fogerty, George Harrison, Joe Walsh, Stephen Stills, KISS, Peter Frampton, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Aerosmith, The Who, Stanley Clarke, Elton John, Mark Knopler, Blondie, The B-52s, Max Weinberg (E Street Band).
      • Key Recordings: “Walk Don’t Run” (1960), “Pipeline” (1960), “Wipe Out” (1963)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    24. Jackie Wilson
      • One of Soul's most dynamic and influential performers and vocalists known as "Mister Excitement"
      • Influenced: Al Green, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Van Morrison, Curtis Mayfield, Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson, Prince, The Monkees, John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival), Michael MacDonald, Huey Lewis & The News, BruceSpringsteen & The E Street Band, Rita Coolidge, The Commodores, John Mellencamp, Ben E. King (The Drifters), Sam & Dave, Small Faces
      • Key Recordings: "Reet Petite" (1957), "Lonely Teardrops" (1958), "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher" (1967)
      • Eligible Until: 2001
    25. Neil Young*
      • Iconic singer-songwriter and musical trailblazer.
      • Influenced: Eagles, Jackson Browne, Pretenders, America, R.E.M., Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr., Meat Puppets, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Blasters, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Mercury Rev, Screaming Trees, Elliott Smith, The Lemonheads, Wilco, Pixies, The Minutemen, Juliana Hatfield, Eels, The Black Crowes, Opal, Soul Asylum, Red House Painters, The Jayhawks, Young the Giant, Beat Farmers, Ryan Adams, Dave Matthews Band, Teenage Fanclub, Cowboy Junkies, Buffalo Tom, The Flaming Lips, Patti Smith, The Meters, Type O Negative, Gov't Mule, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Willie Nelson, Phish
      • Key Recordings: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere (1969; w Crazy Horse), After The Gold Rush (1970), Harvest (1972), Tonight's The Night (1975), Rust Never Sleeps (1979)
      • Eligible Until: 2009
    Non-Performers
    • Ahmet Ertegun [Head Of Atlantic Records]
    • Leo Fender [Founder of Fender and Innovator in Guitar Technology]
    • Gerry Coffin and Carole King* [Songwriting Team]
    • John Hammond [Producer; Talent Scout; Music Critic]
    • Wolfman Jack [Disc Jockey]
    Early Influences
    • The Ink Spots (Harvey Farqua, Hoppy Jones, Bill Kenny, Deek Watson)
    • Louis Jordan
    • Django Reinhardt
    • Jimmie Rodgers
    • Jimmy Yancy
    Sidemen
    • Floyd Cramer [Pianist for Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers, Brenda Lee, Chet Atkins, Hank Williams; Architect of The Nashville Sound]
    • The Memphis Horns (Wayne Jackson, Andrew Love) [Sidemen for Isaac Hayes, Wilson Pickett, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Al Green, Elvis Presley, Neil Diamond, Stephen Stills, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Neil Young, The Doobie Brothers, U2]
    • Jack Nitzsche [Keyboardist and Arranger for Phil Spector, Ike and Tina Turner, The Beach Boys, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young]
    • Bernard Purdie [Drummer for James Brown, Jeff Beck, Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, King Curtis, , Todd Rundgren, Herbie Hancock]
    • The Tennessee Three (Marshall Grant, W.S. Holland, Luther Perkins) [Backing Band for Johnny Cash]
    Singles
    • "Sixty Minute Man" Billy Ward & The Dominoes (1951)
    • "Tweedlee Dee" LaVern Baker (1954)
    • "La Bamba" Ritchie Valens (1958)
    • "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" Larry Williams (1958)
    • "I Only Have Eyes For You" The Flamingos (1959)


    Class of 1986
    • Chuck Berry
    • Buddy Holly And The Crickets (Jerry Allison, Sonny Curtis, Buddy Holly, Joe B Maudlin, Nikki Sullivan)
    • Ray Charles
    • Sam Cooke
    • Jerry Lee Lewis
    • Little Richard
    • Elvis Presley
    Class of 1987
    • Johnny Cash
    • Bo Diddley
    • Fats Domino
    • The Everly Brothers (Don Everly, Phil Everly)
    • Marvin Gaye
    • James Brown And The Famous Flames (Bobby Bennett, James Brown, Bobby Byrd, Lloyd Stallworth, Johnny Terry)
    • Roy Orbison
    • Carl Perkins
    • Smokey Robinson And The Miracles (Warren "Pete" Moore, Claudette Robinson, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers, Marv Tauplin, Ronnie White)
    • Muddy Waters
    Class of 1988
    • Bill Haley & His Comets (Joey Ambrose, Fran Beecher, Danny Cedrone, Johnny Grande, Bill Haley, Ralph Jones, Marshall Lytle, Rudy Pompilli, Al Rex, Dick Richards, Billy Williamson)
    • The Beach Boys (Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, Mike Love, David Marks, Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson)
    • The Beatles (George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr)
    • Miles Davis
    • Bob Dylan
    • Aretha Franklin
    • The Supremes (Florence Ballard, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson)
    • Non Performers:
      • Lieber and Stoller (Jerry Lieber, Mike Stoller) [Songwriting Team]
      • Sam Phillips [Founder of Sun Records]
    • Early Influences:
      • Robert Johnson
      • Hank Williams
    • Sidemen:
      • The Blue Moon Boys (Bill Black, DJ Fontana, Scotty Moore) [Backing Band for Elvis Presley]
      • Johnnie Johnson [Pianist for Chuck Berry]
    Class of 1989
    • Eddie Cochran
    • The Four Seasons (Tommy DeVito, Bob Gaudio, Nick Massi, Frankie Massi)
    • John Lee Hooker
    • B.B. King
    • Otis Redding
    • The Rolling Stones (Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Ian Stewart, Mick Taylor, Charlie Watts, Ronnie Wood, Bill Wyman)
    • The Temptations (Dennis Edwards, Melvin Franklin, Damon Harris, Eddie Kendricks, David Ruffin, Richard Street, Otis Williams, Paul Williams)
    • Stevie Wonder
    • Non-Performers:
      • Leonard Chess [Founder of Chess Records]
      • Alan Freed [Disc Jockey and Key Figure in popularity of Rock and Roll]
    • Early Influences:
      • Willie Dixon
      • Elmore James
      • Lead Belly
    • Sidemen:
      • Booker T & The MGs (Steve Cropper, Donald "Duck" Dunn, Al Jackson Jr, Booker T Jones, Lewis Steinberg) [Stax In-House Band]
      • The Funk Brothers (Richard "Pistol" Allen, Jack Ashford, Bob Babbitt, Benny "Papa Zita" Benjamin, Eddie "Bongo" Brown, Johnny Griffith, Joe Hunter, James Jameson, Uriel Jones, Joe Messina, Earl Van Dyke, Robert Wihite, Eddie "Chunk" Willis) [Motown In-House Band]
    • Singles:
      • "Rocket 88" Jackie Brenston & The Delta Cats (1951)
      • "Louie Louie" The Kingsmen (1963)
    Class of 1990
    • The Animals (Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler, Alan Price, John Steel, Hilton Valentine)
    • Bob Marley & The Wailers (Al Anderson, Aston Barrett, Carlton Barrett, Tyrone Downie, Marcia Griffiths, Bob Marley, Rita Marley, Junior Marvin, Judy Mowatt, Alvin Patterson, Peter Tosh, Bunny Wailer)
    • Carole King
    • The Kinks (Mick Avory, John Dalton, Dave Davies, Ray Davies, John Gosling, Pete Quaife)
    • Simon & Garfunkel (Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon)
    • The Who (Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle, Keith Moon, Pete Townshend)
    • The Yardbirds (Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Chris Dreja, Jim McCarthy, Jimmy Page, Keith Relf, Paul Samwell-Smith)
    • Non Performers:
      • Brian Epstein [Manager of The Beatles]
      • Berry Gordy [Founder of Motown Records]
    • Early Influences:
      • Duke Ellington
      • Big Joe Turner
    • Sidemen:
      • Nicky Hopkins [Keyboardist for The Who, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, The Jerry Garcia Band, The Beatles, John Lennon, Joe Cocker, Ringo Starr]
      • The Wrecking Crew (Max Bennett, Hal Blaine, Bud Brisbois, Al Casey, Glen Campbell, Al De Lory, Steve Douglas, Jim Gordon, Jim Horn, Richard "Slyde" Hyde, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborn, Earl Palmer, Bil Pitman, Ray Pohlman, Joe Porcaro, Don Randi, Leon Russell, Tommy Tedesco) [Backing Group For Phil Spector, The Byrds, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Righteous Brothers, The Mamas And The Papas]
    • Singles:
      • "Rumble" Link Wray (1958)
      • "The Twist" Chubby Checkers (1960)
    Class Of 1991
    • The Byrds (Michael Clarke, Gene Clark, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Roger McGuinn, Gram Parsons, Clarence White)
    • The Coasters (Carl Gardner, Cornell Gunter, Billy Huy, Leon Hughes, Will “Dub” Jones, Bobby Nunn)
    • The Drifters (Tommy Evans, Ben E King, Rudy Lewis, Clyde McPhatter, Johnny Moore, Johnny Oliver, Bill Pinkney, Andrew Thrasher, Gerhart Thrasher,Charlie Thomas)
    • The Four Tops (Renaldo “Obie” Benson, Abdul “Duke” Fakir, Lawrence Payton, Levi Stubbs)
    • Howlin Wolf
    • Ike and Tina Turner (Ike Turner*, Tina Turner)
    • The Moody Blues (Graeme Edge, Justin Hayward, Denny Laine, John Lodge, Patrick Moraz, Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas, Clint Warwick)
    • The Zombies (Rod Argent, Paul Atkinson, Colin Blunstone, Hugh Grundy, Chris White)
    • Early Influences:
      • Jimmy Reed
      • Bessie Smith
      • Sister Rosetta Thorpe
    • Non-Performers:
      • Dick Clark [Host of American Bandstand]
      • Holland-Dozier-Holland (Lamont Dozier, Brian Holland, Eddie Holland) [Songwriting Team for Motown]
    • Sidemen:
      • Little Walter [Harmonicist for Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Otis Rush, Bo Diddley]
      • Billy Preston [Keyboardist for Sam Cooke, Little Richard, Mahalia Jackson, Ray Charles, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Sly & The Family Stone]
    • Singles:
      • "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (1956)
      • "Train Kept A Rollin" Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio (1956)
    Class Of 1992
    • David Bowie
    • Buffalo Springfield (Richie Furay, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Stephen Stills, Neil Young)
    • Cream (Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce, Eric Clapton*)
    • Frank Zappa and The Mothers Of Invention (Jimmy Carl Black, Terry Bozzio, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Ray Collins, George Duke, Roy Estrada, Bunk Gardner, Don Preston, James “Motorhead” Sherwood, Jeff Simmons, Art Tripp, Ian Underwood, Ruth Underwood, Frank Zappa)
    • The Isley Brothers (Ernie Isley, Marvin Isley, O'Kelly Isley Jr., Ronald Isley, Rudolph Isley, Chris Jasper)
    • The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, Noel Redding)
    • The Monkees (Mickey Dolenz, Davey Jones, Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork)
    • The Velvet Underground (John Cale, Sterling Morrison, Nico, Lou Reed, Maureen Tucker, Doug Yule)
    • Non-Performers:
      • George Martin [Producer for The Beatles, Jeff Beck, America, Jeff Beck, Paul McCartney, Cheap Trick]
      • Phil Spector [Producer of The Ronettes, The Righteous Brothers, Ike and Tina Turner, The Beatles, John Lennon, George Harrison, Dion, Darlene Love, Gene Pitney, Ramones; Developer of The Wall of Sound]
    • Early Influences:
      • Charlie Parker
      • Les Paul
    • Sidemen:
      • James Burton [Guitarist for Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, The Everly Brothers, Glenn Campbell, Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, John Denver, Elvis Costello, Jerry Lee Lewis]
      • Hubert Sumlin [Guitarist For Howlin Wolf]
    • Singles:
      • "At The Hop" Danny & The Juniors (1957)
      • "Please Mr. Postman" The Marvelletes (1961)
    Class of 1993:
    • The Doors (John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison)
    • The Grateful Dead (John Perry Barlow, Jerry Garcia, Donna Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Mickey Hart, Robert Hunter, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, Brent Mydland, Bob Weir)
    • John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers (Eric Clapton**, Aynsley Dunbar, Hughie Flint, Peter Green, Keef Hartley, John Mayall, John McVie, Mick Taylor*)
    • Albert King
    • Van Morrison
    • Wilson Pickett
    • Pink Floyd (Syd Barrett, David Gilmour, Nick Mason, Roger Waters, Richard Wright)
    • Non-Performers:
      • Tom Dowd [Producer For John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, Ray Charles, The Coasters, The Drifters, Aretha Franklin, Ruth Brown, Bee Gees, Eric Clapton, Allman Brothers Band, Rod Stewart, Cream, Wishbone Ash, Dusty Springfield; Developer of Multi-Track Recording]
      • Bill Graham [Concert Promoter and Head of The Fillmore]
    • Early Influences:
      • Woody Guthrie
      • T-Bone Walker
    • Sidemen:
      • King Curtis [Saxophonist for The Coasters, Aretha Franklin, The Shirelles, John Lennon, Buddy Holly, Ruth Brown, Sam Cooke]
      • The Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (Barry Beckett, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson) [In House Band for Muscle Shoals Studio; Backing Band for Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, Bobby “Blue” Bland, The Staple Singers, J.J. Cale, Bob Seger, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joe Tex, Joe Cocker]
    • Singles:
      • "Earth Angel" The Penguins (1954)
      • "I Put A Spell On You" Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1956)
    Multiple Time Inductees:
    • Eric Clapton
      • 1990: Performers (The Yardbirds)
      • 1992: Performers (Cream)
      • 1993: Perfromers (John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers)
    • Mick Taylor
      • 1989: Performers (The Rolling Stones)
      • 1993: Performers (John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers)
    • Ike Turner
      • 1989: Singles ("Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & The Delta Cats; Co-Writer/Performer)
      • 1991: Performers (Ike and Tina Turner)
     
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  2. Musicman1998

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  3. Arnold Grove

    Arnold Grove Senior Member

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    Yeah! Albert King made it last round!!

    New entries:

    The Band
    CCR
    Leonard Cohen
    Joni Mitchell
    Al Green
    Sly
    Lennon

    John Hammond

    Louis Jordan

    Memphis Horns
     
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  4. Musicman1998

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  5. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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  6. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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  7. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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  8. Musicman1998

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  9. zen

    zen Forum Resident

    Purple
    Tull
    Creedence
     
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  10. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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  11. smorrison

    smorrison His Master's Voice

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    CCR
    Deep Purple
    Jethro Tull
    Elton John
    John Lennon
    Neil Young, who is not on the poll

    Ahmet Ertegun
    Leo Fender

    Ink Spots

    Floyd Cramer
    Jack Nitzsche

    "Sixty-Minute Man"
    "La Bamba"
     
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  12. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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    I’m trying to get him on poll, and contacted staff about it
     
  13. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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    Neil is on the poll now
     
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  14. Stephen J

    Stephen J Forum Resident

    Location:
    Baton Rouge, LA
    CCR
    Elton
    Dion/Belmonts
    Ricky Nelson
     
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  15. Kevin In Choconut Center

    Kevin In Choconut Center Offensive Coordinator

    Location:
    Binghamton, NY
    The following got my vote -

    The Band
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Dion And The Belmonts
    Al Green
    The Impressions
    Elton John
    John Lennon
    Martha And The Vandellas
    The Ronettes
    Sly & The Family Stone

    Non-Performers
    Gerry Coffin and Carole King
    Wolfman Jack

    Early Influences
    The Ink Spots (Harvey Farqua, Hoppy Jones, Bill Kenny, Deek Watson)
    Django Reinhardt

    Sidemen
    Floyd Cramer
    The Tennessee Three

    Singles

    "Sixty Minute Man" Billy Ward & The Dominoes
    "La Bamba" Ritchie Valens
     
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  16. PacificOceanBlue

    PacificOceanBlue Forum Resident

    Location:
    The Southwest
    The Band
    Joni Mitchell
    Neil Young
    Deep Purple
    Leonard Cohen
    CCR
    Elton John
    John Lennon
    Ricky Nelson
    Dion & The Belmonts

    Ahmet Ertegun
    John Hammond

    Django Reinhardt
    Jimmie Rodgers

    Floyd Cramer
    The Memphis Horns

    Sixty Minute Man
    I Only Have Eyes For You
     
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  17. PsychGuy

    PsychGuy Forum Resident

    Location:
    Albuquerque
    The Band
    Leonard Cohen
    Creedence
    Al Green
    Jethro Tull
    Elton John
    John Lennon
    Joni Mitchell
    Ricky Nelson
    Sly & Family Stone

    Ahmet Ertegun
    Gerry Coffin & Carole King

    The Ink Spots
    Django Reinhardt

    Floyd Cramer
    Jack Nitzsche

    Sixty Minute Man
    La Bamba
     
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  18. Musicman1998

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  19. JohnO

    JohnO Forum Resident

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    I don't see the non-performers on the poll(?)
    I will have to vote for (at least) one performer/band/nonperfrormer who is not a favorite to me but I recognize his/her/band's importance.
     
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  20. Musicman1998

    Musicman1998 And I'm The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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    They are in OP
     
  21. mBen989

    mBen989 Forum Resident

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    I voted for The Band, Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band, Jethro Tull, Sir Elton, Johnny Rhythm, Sly and The Family Stone and Neil Young.

    Non-Performers? Ahmet Ertegun and Goffin/King

    Sidemen? Jack Nietzsche and The Tennessee Three

    Singles? "La Bamba" and "I Only Have Eyes for You"
     
  22. Musicman1998

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  23. Cheevyjames

    Cheevyjames Forum Resident

    Location:
    Durham, NC
    Votes:

    Leonard Cohen
    Deep Purple
    The Impressions
    Jethro Tull
    Elton John
    John Lennon
    MC5
    Joni Mitchell
    The Ronettes
    Sam & Dave

    non-Performers:

    Leo Fender
    Goffin & King

    Early Influences:

    Louis Jordan
    Jimmie Rodgers

    Sidemen:

    Bernard Purdie
    Floyd Cramer

    Singles:

    Sixty Minute Man
    La Bamba
     
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  24. LandHorses

    LandHorses Forum Resident

    Location:
    New Joisey
    The Band
    Captain Beefheart
    Leonard Cohen
    CCR
    John Lennon
    Motor City 5
    Joni Mitchell
    The Ronettes
    The Ventures
    Neil Young

    Ahmet Ertegun
    Goffin & King

    Louis Jorgan
    Jimmie Rodgers

    Floyd Cramer
    Memphis Horns

    La Bamba
    Dizzy Miss Lizzy

    Future candidate................
    Jefferson Airplane still missing from the vote.
     
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