Rock Hall Revisited: Class of 2001

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    Another year, another class!
    Ground Rules
    1. All acts are eligible twenty five years after their first record.
    2. We are judging each other act on innovation, influence, critical success, and commercial success.
    3. This year we are voting in seven performers and two of all other categories.
    4. In addition, you can suggest future nominations.
    And now the Performers:
    1. The “5” Royales (Obidah Carter, Jimmy Moore, Lowman "Pete" Pauling, Gene Tanner, Johnny Tanner)
      • R&B trailblazers.
      • Influenced: James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Booker T & The MGs, Eric Clapton, Ray Charles,The Shirelles, Laura Nyro, The Mamas And The Papas, Otis Redding, Tina Turner, Mick Jagger
      • Key Recordings: "Dedicated To The One I Love" (1957), "Think" (1957),"The Summer Of the Slum" (1958)
    2. AC/DC (Mark Evans, Brian Johnston, Phil Rudd, Bon Scott, Cliff Williams, Angus Young, Malcolm Young)
      • The band from Down Under who helped re-energized hard rock and heavy metal.
      • Influenced: Van Halen, Joan Jett, Quiet Riot, Tesla, Def Leppard, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Megadeth, LA Guns, The Cult, Anthrax, Guns N Roses, Living Colour, Soundgarden, Babes In Toyland, Poison, Nirvana, Skid Row, Twisted Sister, Alice In Chains, Exodus, Broken Teeth, The Darkness, Red House Painters, Nashville Pu**y, Accept, Kix, The Donnas, Rage Against The Machine, Fu Manchu, The Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Star Dancer, Stone Temple Pilots, Six Feet Under, Iced Earth
      • Key Recordings: TNT (1975), Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (1976), Let There Be Rock (1977), Powerage (1978), Highway To Hell (1979), Back In Black (1980), "For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)" (1981), "Thunderstruck" (1990)
    3. 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)
    4. Ruth Brown
      • The Queen of Rhythm & Blues and Atlantic Records' first major star, hence it's nickname "The House That Ruth Built".
      • Influenced: Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Tina Turner, Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, Patti LaBelle, Etta James, Van Morrison, Little Richard
      • Key Recordings: "Teardrops From My Eyes" (1950), "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean" (1953), "Lucky Lips" (1957)
    5. Can (Holger Czukay, Michael Karoli, Jaki Liebezeit, Malcolm Mooney, Irmin Schmidt, Damo Suzuki)
      • German rock group and pioneers of progressive and experimental music.
      • Influenced: Iggy Pop, Joy Division, Eurythmics, Public Image Limited, Buzzcocks, Suicide, The Cars, Pavement, Jon Spencer, Talk Talk, Magazine, The Cure, Pere Ubu,Mushroom, Japan, Stereo Lab, Simple Minds, The Beta Band, Radiohead, Spectrum, Moonshake, Trans Am, Caribou, Thin White Rope, Sonic Youth, Material,Chrome, Throbbing Gristle, Loop,Wire, Peter Gabriel, Killing Joke, The Fall, Chrome, Coil, John Frusciante (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Happy Mondays, Primal Scream, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Talking Heads, The Stone Roses, Spoon
      • Key Recordings: Monster Movie (1969), Tago Mago (1971), Ego Bamyasi (1972), Future Days (1973), Soon Over Babaluma (1974)
     
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    1. Dr. John
      • New Orleans singer-songwriter with an equally accomplished career as a sideman.
      • Influenced: Beau Joque, Little Feat, Neville Brothers, Terrance Simien, CHAPPO, Spiritualized, The Band, Humble Pie, Marcia Ball, The Rationals, Widespread Panic, The Dead Kennedys, The Beastie Boys
      • Key Recordings: Gris-Gris (1968), Dr. John’s Gumbo (1972), “Right Place, Wrong Place” (1973)
    2. 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)
    3. Hank Ballard & The Midnighters (Hank Ballard, Henry Booth, Billy Davis, Cal Green, Arthur Porter, Lawson Smith, Charles Sutton, Norman Thrasher, Alonzo Tucker, Sonny Woods)
      • Iconic rhythm and blues group crucial to the development of rock and roll.
      • Influenced: James Brown and The Famous Flames, Otis Redding, Jackie Wilson, Buddy Holly & The Crickets, The Allman Brothers Band, Etta James, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Sam Cooke, The Isley Brothers, Duane Eddy, Dion, Lonnie Mack, Taj Mahal, The Grateful Dead
      • Key Recordings: "Work With Me
      • Annie" (1954), "Sexy Ways" (1954), "The Twist" (1959)
    4. The Kingston Trio (Dave Guard, Nick Reynolds, Bob Shane, John Stewart)
      • Iconic sixties folk trio who left a large mark on subsequent music.
      • Influenced: The Byrds, Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac), Bob Dylan, Al Jardine (The Beach Boys), Gram Parsons, Buffalo Springfield, Big Brother & The Holding Company, Tim Buckley, The Bee Gees, Jefferson Airplane, Eagles, ABBA, The Mamas & The Papas
      • Key Recordings: "Tom Dooley"(1958), "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" (1962)
    5. 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, PhilCollins, Dusty Springfield
      • Key Recordings: "(Love Is Like A) Heat Wave" (1963), "Dancing In the Street" (1964), "Nowhere to Run"(1965)
     
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    1. 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, Bob Dylan, Eagles, Linda Rondstadt, Jackson Browne, The Ventures, Dion
      • Key Recordings: “Poor Little Fool" (1958), "Travelin Man" (1961), "Hello Mary Lou" (1961)
    2. The O'Jays (Bill Isles, Eddie Lavert, Bobby Massey, William Powell, Sammy Strain, Walter Williams)
      • The defining group of 70’s Philly Soul.
      • Influenced: David Bowie, Darryl Hall & John Oates, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Luther Vandross, Seal, Tina Turner, Angie Stone, Todd Rundgren, Defunkt, Queensrÿche, The Dynamics, Isaac Hayes, Lee “Scratch” Perry, Rod Stewart, Heavy D
      • Key Recordings: “Lonely Drifter” (1963), “Lipstick Traces” (1965), "I'll Be Sweeter Tomorrow (Than I Was Today)" (1967), Back Stabbers (1972), Ship Ahoy (1973), "Give The People What They Want" (1975), Family Reunion (1975), "Use Ta Be My Girl" (1978)
    3. Ramones (Dee Dee Ramone, Joey Ramone, Johnny Ramone, Marky Ramone, Tommy Ramone)
      • The first true punk band, changing rock forever.
      • Influenced: The Sex Pistols, The Dead Kennedys, Misfits, X, Social Distortion, The Wierdos, The Clash, Pretenders, Circle Jerks, Motörhead, The Queers, Black Flag, M.I.A., The Connection, Jawbreaker, The Descendents, Big Black, Plasmatics, Metallica, Slayer, Hüsker Dü, Nirvana, L7, Bad Religion, Hiccup, White Eskimo, The Undertones, The Donnas, The Unlovables, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pixies, The Replacements, Joan Jett, Green Day, Meat Puppets, Guns N Roses, Fat Tonys, KISS, Adult Books, Little Cuts, The Beastie Boys, Faith No More, Redd Kross, Living Colour, Alice In Chains, Screeching Weasel, Seasurfer, Pinhead Gunpowder, The Damned, Rancid, Voivod, Ministry, The Dickies, 7 Seconds, Dream Theater, Pears, The Zeros, The Undertones, Cro-Mags, G.G. Allin, blink-182, Anthrax, The Necros, Mixtapes, D Generation
      • Key Recordings: Ramones (1976), Leave Home (1977), Rocket To Russia (1977), Road To Ruin (1978), "Do You Remember Rock N Roll Radio" (1980), "The KKK Took My Baby Away" (1981)
    4. Gil Scott-Heron
      • Spoken word artist rooted in jazz and soul who delivered biting words to depict a turbulent era, foreshadowing hip hop and neo-soul.
      • Influenced: Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg, The Roots, Common, Guru, Brand Nubian, Alabama Shakes, Company Flow, Eminem, De La Soul, Chic, Mos Def, Digible Planets
      • Key Recordings: Small Talk at 125th and Lenox (1970), Pieces Of A Man (1971), Winter In America (1974; with Brian Jackson), It's Your World (1976; with Brian Jackson)
    5. Paul Simon*
      • One half of Simon & Garfunkel who went on to an accomplished solo career of his own.
      • Influenced: Sting, Suzanne Vega, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, The Roches, Marc Cohn, Dave Matthews Band, Rusted Root, Richard Julian, Frank Tedesco, Elliott Smith, George Ezra, The Persuasions, The Coswills, Joe Henry, Shawn Colvin, The Mighty Echoes
      • Key Recordings: Paul Simon (1972), There Goes Rhymin' Simon (1973), Still Crazy After All These Years (1975), Graceland (1986)
     
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    1. The Shangri-Las (Marge Ganser, Mary-Ann Ganser, Betty Weiss, Mary Weiss)
      • Definitive Girl Group with a rougher edge than most.
      • Influenced: The New York Dolls, Todd Rundgren, Ramones, KISS, Aerosmith, Nico, Madonna, Twisted Sister, Blondie, The Go-Gos, Aerosmith, Belle and Sebastian, The Shop Assistants, The Slits, Sonic Youth, Bikini Hill, Marianne Faithfull, David Gilmour, Cyndi Lauper
      • Key Recordings: “Remember (Walking In The Sand)” (1964), “Leader Of The Pack” (1964), Leader Of The Pack (1965)
    2. Patti Smith
      • The Godmother Of Punk.
      • Influenced: Pretenders, R.E.M., X, The Smiths, Sonic Youth, Pat Benatar, Garbage, Bikini Hill, U2, Babes In Toyland, The Feelies, Simple Minds, Madonna, Blue Oyster Cult, Marianne Faithful, Marilyn Manson, Gravel, Nirvana
      • Key Recordings: Horses (1975), Easter (1978; with The Patti Smith Group)
    3. Soft Machine (Elton Dean, Hugh Hopper, Mike Ratledge, Robert Wyatt)
      • Pioneering band of the Canterbury Scene.
      • Influenced: Bill Bruford (Yes/King Crimson), Isotope, Gangi, Volare, Joe Jackson, Mushroom, The Muffins, This Heat, Syd Arthur, The Passage, Caveman Shoestore, Henry Cow, Magma
      • Key Recordings: The Soft Machine (1968), Volume Two (1969), Third (1970), Fourth (1971)
    4. 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)
    5. Joe Tex
      • One of soul's early stars who helped spearhead Southern Soul.
      • Influenced: Al Green, Percy Sledge, Nick Lowe, Michael Jackson, Carly Simon, Johnny Cash, Nazareth, The Righteous Brothers, The Foundations, The Animals, The Monkees, The Doobie Brothers, Parliament-Funkadelic, Solomon Burke, James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Ike and Tina Turner
      • Key Recordings: “Hold On What You’ve Got” (1964), “I Gotcha” (1972)
     
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    1. Thin Lizzy (Eric Bell, Brian Downey, Scott Gorham, Phil Lynott, Gary Moore, Brian Robertson)
      • Irish Hard Rock band who took the rock world by the throat with Phil Lynott's songwriting and the dual guitars.
      • Influenced: Iron Maiden, Def Lepard, Metallica, Megadeth, Guns N Roses, Henry Rollins (Black Flag/Rollins Band), Testament, Alice In Chains, Gamma Ray, De La Soul, Overkill, Anthrax, King's X, Tesla, The Meatmen, The Foo Fighters, Sodom, Helloween, Material Issue, The Smashing Pumpkins, Andy Taylor (Duran Duran), KISS, Warrant, Concrete Blonde, The Replacements, Fu Manchu
      • Key Recordings: "Whiskey In The Jar" (1972), Vagabonds Of The Western World (1973), Fighting (1975), Jailbreak (1976), Johnny The Fox (1976), Bad Reputation (1977), Live And Dangerous (1978), Black Rose: A Rock Legend (1979)
    2. 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)
    3. Tom Waits
      • Idiosyncratic singer-songwriter who devloped a cult following for his lounge sound before switching to a more experimental sound.
      • Influenced: Andrew Bird, Opal Fixx, Bruce Springsteen, Gomez, The Pogues, Richard Julian, Primus, Mitchell Froom, Jim Carroll, Morphine, Elvis Costello, Elliott Smith, Freedy Johnston, Los Lobos, Nick Cave, The Minutemen, The Low Anthem, Willis Earl Beal, The Gaslight Anthem, John Parish, Sparklehorse, Firewater, George Ezra, Paper Route, Thin White Rope, Swans, Eagles, Men & Volts, Screaming Trees, Magnetic Fields,The Walkmen, T-Bone Burnett, Joan of Arc, Giant Sand, Johnny Dowd,Crooked Fingers, The Handsome Family
      • Key Recordings: Closing Time(1973), The Heart Of Saturday Night (1974), Swordfishtrombones (1983),Rain Dogs (1985), Bone Machine(1992), Mule Variations (1999)
    4. War (Thomas "Papa Dee" Allen, Harold Ray Brown, Eric Burdon*, B.B. Dickerson, Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan, Charles Miller, Lee Oskar, Howard E. Scott)
      • Eclectic funk band who bended genres throughout their career in addition to breaking down racial and cultural barriers.
      • Influenced: Paul Simon, The Doobie Brothers, Talking Heads, Aquarium Rescue Unit, Little Feat, Poor Righteous Teachers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Spin Doctors, The Black Crowes, Dave Mathews Band,Exodus, Korn, Tupac Shakur, The Beastie Boys, The Offspring,Widespread Panic
      • Key Recordings: "Spill The Wine" (1970), All Day Music (1971), The World Is A Ghetto (1972), Deliver The Word (1973), Why Can't We Be Friends? (1975)
    5. Bobby Womack
      • Accomplished soul artist and all-around talent who won the admiration of his peers as well as moderate commercial success.
      • Influenced: The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Sly & The Family Stone, Janis Joplin, Rick James, Rod Stewart, Donell Jones, J. Geils Band, Anthony Hamilton, Joe Cocker, Graham Parker, James Taylor, Ashford & Simpson, King Ernest, Bill Withers, Jerry Butler (The Impressions), Mary J. Blige, Gerald Levert, Nona Gaye, Kelly Rowland, George Benson, Mariah Carey, Damon Albarn (Blur/Gorillaz), Aretha Franklin
      • Key Recordings: "That's The Way I Feel About Cha" (1972), "Across 110th Street" (1973), "Harry Hippie" (1974), "If You Think You're Lonely Now" (1981)
    Non-Performers:
    1. Ralph Bass [Producer For Sam Cooke, James Brown, Etta James, The Platters, The Dominoes]
    2. Del Casher [Inventor Of Wah Pedal, Fender Echo Chamber, Roland Guitar Synthesizer]
    3. Gamble and Huff (Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff) [Songwriting and Production Team]
    4. Van Dyke Parks [Producer/Writer/Arranger/Executive for The Beach Boys, Brian Wilson, Randy Newman, Little Feat, Ry Cooder, EW&F, Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band, Joni Mitchell]
    5. Ed Sullivan [Host Of The Ed Sullivan Show]
    Early Influences:
    1. Louis Armstrong
    2. Charlie Christian
    3. Ella Fitzgerald
    4. Ma Rainy
    5. Jimmy Yancy
    Sidemen:
    1. The Adantes (Marlene Barrow, Louvaine Demps, Jackie Hicks) [Backing Vocal Group For Motown]
    2. Carmine Appice [Drummer For Vanilla Fudge, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Pink Floyd]
    3. Mickey “Guitar” Baker [Producer For Sam Cooke, James Brown, Etta James, The Platters, The Dominoes]
    4. Crazy Horse (Ralph Molina, Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, Billy Talbot, Danny Whitten) [Backing Band For Neil Young]
    5. Klaus Voorman [Bassist For Carly Simon, Manfred Mann, George Harrison, John Lennon, Leon Russell, B.B. King, Lou Reed, Art Garfunkel]
    Singles:
    1. “Apache” (1960)
      • Artist: The Shadows (Jet Harris, Hank Marvin, Tony Meehan, Bruce Welch)
      • Writers:Jerry Lordan
    2. “Runaway” (1961)
      • Artist: Del Shannon
      • Writers: Del Shannon/Max Crook
    3. “Harlem Shuffle” (1963)
      • Artist: Bob & Earl (Earl Nelson, Bob Relf)
      • Writers: Earl Nelson/Bob Relf
    4. “Then He Kissed Me” (1963)
      • Artist: The Crystals (Dolores “LaLa” Brooks
      • Writers: Jeff Barry/Ellie Greenwich/Phil Spector
    5. “Wild Thing” (1966)
      • Artist: The Troggs (Ronnie Bond, Chris Britton, Reg Presley, Pete Staples)
      • Writer: Chip Taylor

    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" (1951)
        • Artist: Jackie Brenston & The Delta Cats (Jackie Brenston, Raymond Hill, Willie Kizart, Willie “Bad Boys” Sims, Ike Turner)
        • Writers: Jackie Brenston/Ike Turner
      • "Louie Louie" (1963)
        • Artist: The Kingsmen (Lyn Easton, Jack Ely, Don Gallucci, Mike Mitchell, Bob Nordby)
        • Writer: Richard Berry
    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" (1958)
        • Artist: Link Wray
        • Writers: Milt Grant/Link Wray
      • "The Twist" (1960)
        • Artist: Chubby Checkers
        • Writer: Hank Ballard
    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 Guy, 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” (1956)
        • Artist: Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (Sherman Garnes, Frankie Lymon, Jimmy Merchant, Joe Negroni, Herman Santiago)
        • Writers:Frankie Lymon/Herman Santiago/Jimmy Merchant
      • "Train Kept A Rollin" (1956)
        • Artist: Johnny Burnette And The Rock n Roll Trio (Dorsey Burnette, Johnny Burnette, Paul Burrison)
        • Writers: Tiny Bradshaw/Lois Mann/Howie Kay
    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" (1957)
        • Artist: Danny And The Juniors (Bobby Maffei, Frank Maffei, Danny Rapp, Joe Terry, David White)
        • Writers: David White/Artie Singer/John Medora
      • "Please Mr. Postman" (1961)
        • Artist: The Marvelettes (Katherine Anderson, Wynetta “Juanita” Cowart, Gladys Horton,Georgianna Tillman, Wanda Young)
        • Writers: Georgia Dobbins/William Garrett/Freddie Gorman/Brian Holland/Robert Bateman
    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)
        • Artist: The Penguins (Cleveland Duncan, Bruce Tate, Dexter Tisby, Curtis Williams)
        • Writers: Curtis Williams/Jesse Belvin/Gaynel Hodge
      • "I Put A Spell On You" (1956)
        • Artist: Screamin Jay Hawkins
        • Writers: Jay Hawkins/Herb Slotkins
    Class of 1994:
    • The Band (Rick Danko, Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, Richard Manuel, Robbie Robertson)
    • Creedence Clearwater Revival (Doug Clifford, Stu Cook, John Fogerty, Tom Fogerty)
    • Deep Purple (Ritchie Blackmore, David Coverdale, Rod Evans, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Glenn Hughes, Jon Lord, Ian Paice, Nick Simper)
    • Al Green
    • Jethro Tull (Ian Anderson, Barriemore Barlow, Martin Barre, Clive Bunker, Glenn Cornick, John Evan, John Glascock, Jeffrey Hammond, Dee Palmer)
    • Elton John
    • John Lennon*
    • Joni Mitchell
    • Sly & The Family Stone (Greg Errico, Larry Graham, Jerry Martini, Mary McCreary, Elva Mouton, Freddie Stone, Rosie Stone, Rosie Stone, Vet Stone)
    • Neil Young*
    • Non-Performers:
      • Ahmet Ertegun [Founder of Atlantic Records]
      • Leo Fender [Founder of Fender and Innovator in Guitar Technology]
    • Early Influences:
      • The Ink Spots (Harvey Farqua, Hoppy Jones, Bill Kenny, Deek Watson)
      • Louis Jordan
      • Jimmie Rodgers
    • 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]
    • Singles:
      • "La Bamba" (1958)
        • Artist: Richie Valens
        • Writers: Traditional; arranged by Richie Valens
      • "I Only Have Eyes For You" (1959)
        • Artist: The Flamingos (Jake Carey, Zeke Carey, Tommy Hunt, Terry Johnson, Nate Nelson, Paul Wilson)
        • Writers: Henry Warren/Al Dubin
    Class of 1995:
    • The Allman Brothers Band (Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, Jai Johanny "Jaimoe" Johannson, Chuck Leavell, Berry Oakley, Butch Trucks, Lamar Williams)
    • Captain Beefheart & 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*)
    • Dion & The Belmonts (Angelo D’Aleo, Dion DiMucci, Carlo Mastrangelo, Fred Milano)
    • Janis Joplin/Big Brother & The Holding Company (Peter Albin, Sam Andrew, Dave Getz, James Gurley, Janis Joplin)
    • Jefferson Airplane (Marty Balin, Jack Casady, Spencer Dryden, Paul Kantner, Jorma Kaukonen, Grace Slick)
    • Led Zeppelin (John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page*, Robert Plant)
    • The Ronettes (Estelle Bennett, Ronnie Spector, Nedra Talley)
    • Sam & Dave (Sam Moore, Dave Prater)
    • Non-Performers:
      • Gerry Goffin And Carole King*[Songwriting Team]
      • Jim Stewart And Estelle Axton [Founders of Stax Records]
    • Early Influences:
      • The Carter Family (Anita Carter, A.P. Carter, Helen Carter, Janette Carter, Joe Carter, Maybelle Carter, Sara Carter, June Carter Cash)
      • Django Reinhardt
    • Sidemen:
      • Al Kooper [Multi-Instrumentalist For Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, B.B. King, The Who, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Taj Mahal, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Alice Cooper]
      • The Tennessee Three (Marshall Grant, W.S. Holland, Luther Perkins) [Backing Band For Johnny Cash]
    • Singles:
      • "Sixty Minute Man" (1951)
        • Artist: Billy Ward & The Dominoes (Bill Brown, Joe Lamont, Clyde McPhatter*, Billy Ward, Charlie White)
        • Writers: Billy Ward and Rose Marks
      • "Be-Bop-A-Lula" (1956)
        • Artist: Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps (Cliff Gallup, Dick Harell, Jack Neal, Gene Vincent, Willie Williams)
        • Writers: Gene Vincent/Donald Graves/Bill "Sheriff Tex" Davis
    Class of 1996:
    • Alice Cooper (Michael Bruce, Glenn Buxton, Alice Cooper [Vincent Furnier], Dennis Dunaway, Neil Smith)
    • The Bee Gees (Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb)
    • Black Sabbath (Vinny Appice, Geezer Butler, Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, Bill Ward)
    • Fleetwood Mac (Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, Peter Green*, Danny Kirwan, Christine McVie, John McVie*, Stevie Nicks, Jeremy Spencer, Bob Welch)
    • King Crimson (Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Mel Collins, David Cross, Robert Fripp, Michael Giles, Greg Lake, Tony Levin, Ian MacDonald, Peter Sinfield, John Wetton)
    • Small Faces/Faces (Kenney Jones, Ronnie Lane, Steve Marriott, Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood*)
    • The Stooges (Dave Alexander, Ron Asheton, Scott Asheton, Iggy Pop, James Williamson)
    • Non-Performers:
      • Otis Blackwell [Songwriter]
      • Wolfman Jack [Disc Jockey]
    • Early Influences:
      • Billie Holliday
      • Bill Monroe
    • Sidemen:
      • The Jordanaires (Hoyt Hawkins, Hugh Jarrett, Neal Matthews Jr., Gordon Stoker, Ray Walker) [Backing Vocalists for Elvis Presley, Patsy Cline, Ricky Nelson, Johnny Cash, Ringo Starr, Dolly Parton]
      • Jack Nitzsche [Keyboardist and Arranger for Phil Spector, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, Ike and Tina Turner]
    • Singles:
      • "Rock The Joint" (1949)
        • Artist: Jimmy Preston
        • Writers: Harold Crafton/Wendell Keane/Harold Bagby
      • "Stand By Me" (1961)
        • Artist: Ben E. King*
        • Writers: Ben E. King*/Jerry Lieber*/Mike Stoller*

    Class Of 1997:
    • Big Star (Chris Bell, Alex Chilton, Andy Hummel, Jody Stephens)
    • Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young (David Crosby*, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills*, Neil Young**)
    • Paul McCartney*
    • Parliament-Funkadelic (Jerome “Bigfoot” Brailey, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Gary “Mudbone”Cooper, Ray Davis, Tiki Fulwood,Glenn Goins, Michael Hampton,Fuzzy Haskins, Eddie Hazel, Walter “Junie” Morrison, Cordell “Boogie” Mosson, Billy “Bass” Nelson, Maceo Parker, Lucius “Tawl” Ross, Garry Shider, Calvin Simon, Grady Thomas, Fred Wesley, Bernie Worrell)
    • Roxy Music (Brian Eno, Bryan Ferry, John Gustafson, Eddie Jobson, Andy Mackay, Phil Manzanera, Graham Simpson, Paul Thompson)
    • T. Rex (Marc Bolan, Steve Currie, Mickey Finn, Bill Legend, Steve Peregrin Took)
    • Yes (Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford*, Steve Howe, Tony Kaye, Trevor Rabin, Chris Squire, Rick Wakeman, Alan White)
    • Non-Performers:
      • Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman[Songwriting Team]
      • Dr. Robert Moog [Inventor Of The Moog Synthesizer]
      • Jerry Wexler [Producer; Talent Scout; Music Critic]
    • Early Influences:
      • Cab Calloway
      • Big Mama Thorton
    • Sidemen:
      • Ry Cooder [Multi-Instrumentalist For The Rolling Stones, Captain Beefheart, Taj Mahal, Neil Young, Randy Newman, Little Feat, Eric Clapton]
      • Jim Keltner [Drummer For George Harrison, The Bee Gees, Bob Dylan, Carly Simon, John Lennon, Jack Bruce, Randy Newman, Neil Young]
    • Singles:
      • “ Susie Q”(1958)
        • Artist: Dale Hawkins
        • Writer: Dale Hawkins/Robert Chaisson/Stan Lewis/Eleanor Broadwater
      • “Chantilly Lace” (1958)
        • Artist: The Big Bopper
        • Writer: J.P. Richardson
    Class of 1998:
    • Dick Dale
    • Eagles (Don Felder, Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner, Timothy B. Schmidt, Joe Walsh)
    • Genesis (Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett, Anthony Phillips, Mike Rutherford)
    • Buddy Guy
    • The Impressions (Arthur "Pops" Brooks, Richard A. Brooks, Jerry Butler, Fred Cash, Sam Gooden, Curtis Mayfield)
    • Etta James
    • The New York Dolls (David Johansson, Arthur "Killer" Kane, Jerry Nolan, Sylvain Sylvain, Johnny Thunders)
    • Gram Parsons
    • Santana (José Chepito Areas, David Brown, Mike Carabello, Gregg Rolie, Carlos Santana, Neal Schon, Michael Shrieve)
    • Jackie Wilson
    • Non-Performers:
      • John Hammond [Producer; Talent Scout; Music Critic]
      • Quincy Jones [Producer and Arranger for Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis, Michael Jackson, Peggy Lee, Count Basie]
      • Jimmy Miller [Producer For The Rolling Stones, Traffic, Motörhead]
    • Early Influences:
      • Mahalia Jackson
      • Blind Lemon Jefferson
    • Sidemen:
      • Lee Allen [Saxophonist For Fats Domino, Little Richard, Dr. John, Proffesor Longhair, Lloyd Price, The Stray Cats, The Blasters]
      • Pat Hare [Guitarist For Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Bobby “Blue” Bland, James Cotton, Junior Parker]
    • Singles:
      • “Sh-Boom” (1954)
        • Artist: The Chords (William “Ricky” Edwards, Carl Feaster, Claude Feaster, Jimmy Keyes, Floyd “Buddy” MacRae)
        • Writers: William Edwards/Carl Feaster/Claude Feaster/Jimmy Keyes/Floyd “Buddy” MacRae
      • “Dizzy Miss Lizzy” (1958)
        • Artist: Larry Williams
        • Writer: Larry Williams
    Class of 1999
    • Aerosmith (Tom Hamilton, Joey Kramer, Joe Perry, Steven Tyler, Brad Whitford)
    • Bruce Springsteen & The E. Street Band (Roy Bittan, Clarence Clemons, Danny Federici, Nils Lofgren, Vini Lopez, David Sancious, Patti Scialfa, Bruce Springsteen, Garry Tallent, Steven Van Zandt, Max Weinberg)
    • Kraftwerk (Karl Bartos, Wolfgang Flür, Ralf Hüffer, Florian Schneider)
    • Curtis Mayfield*
    • MC5 (Michael Davis, Wayne Kramer, Fred "Sonic" Smith, Dennis Thompson, Rob Tyner)
    • Procol Harum (Gary Brooker, Chris Copping, Matthew Fisher, Dave Knights, Keith Reid, Robin Trower, B.J. Wilson)
    • Queen (John Deacon, Brian May, Freddie Mercury, Roger Taylor)
    • Lou Reed*
    • Non-Performers:
      • Glyn Johns [Producer and Engineer for The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Eagles, Small Faces, The Steve Miller Band, Joe Cocker, The Beatles, Faces, The Band, Neil Young, Fairport Convention, Eric Clapton]
      • Bernie Taupin [Songwriter for Elton John, Alice Cooper]
    • Early Influences:
      • Nat King Cole
      • Sonny Boy Williamson II
      • The Weavers (Eric Darling, Ronnie Gilbert, Lee Hays, Fred Hellerman, Pete Seeger)
    • Sidemen:
      • The J.B.'s (Bootsy Collins*, Catfish Collins, Clayton "Chicken" Gonnells, Johnny Griggs, Darryl "Hassan" Jameson, Jimmy Nolen, Jimmy Parker, Maceo Parker*, St. Clair Pinkney, Sweet Charles Sherrell, John "Jabo" Starks, Clyde Stubblefield, Fred Thomas, Fred Wesley*) [Backing Band for James Brown]
      • Mick Ronson [Guitarist for David Bowie, Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Bob Dylan]
    Class of 2000
    • Earth,Wind&Fire (Philip Bailey, Roland Bautista, Larry Dunn, Johnny Graham, Ralph Johnson, Al McKay, Fred White, Maurice White, Verdine White, Andrew Woolfolk)
    • George Harrison*
    • The Jackson 5 (Jackie Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Marlon Jackson, Michael Jackson, Randy Jackson, Tito Jackson)
    • Judas Priest (Les Binks, K.K. Downing, Rob Halford, Ian Hill, Dave Holland, Glenn Tipton, Scott Travis)
    • KISS (Eric Carr, Peter Criss, Ace Frehley, Bruce Kulick, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Vinnie Vincent)
    • Lynyrd Skynyrd (Bob Burns, Allen Collins, Steve Gaines, Ed King, Billy Powell, Artimus Pyle, Gary Rossington, Ronnie Van Zant, Leon Wilkeson)
    • Rush (Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart)
    • Steely Dan (Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, Walter Becker, Denny Dias, Donald Fagen, Jim Hodder, David Palmer)
    • Non-Performers:
      • Lee “Scratch” Perry
      • Todd Rundgren
    • Early Influences:
      • Bob Wills & The Texas Playboys (Tommy Duncan, Johnny Gimble, Joe Holley, Leon McAuliffe, Tiny More, Herb Remington, Eldon Shamblin, Al Stricken, Louis Tierney, Bob Wills)
      • Professor Longhair
    • Sidemen:
      • Bobby Keys [Saxophonist For The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, John Lennon, Joe Cocker, Harry Nilsson, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Carly Simon, Dr. John]
      • Bernard Purdie [Drummer For James Brown, Jeff Beck, Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin, King Curtis, , Todd Rundgren, Herbie Hancock]
    • Singles:
      • "Mack The Knife" (1959)
        • Artist: Bobby Darin
        • Writers: Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht
      • "Pipeline" (1962)
        • Artist: The Chantays (Brian Carman, Rob Marshall, Bob Spickard, Warren Waters, Bob Welch)
        • Writers: Brian Carman/Bob Spickard
    781

    Multiple Time Inductees:
    1. Bill Bruford
      • 1996 (King Crimson)
      • 1997 (Yes)
    2. Eric Clapton
      • 1990 (The Yardbirds)
      • 1992 (Cream)
      • 1993 (John Mayall And The Bluesbreakers)
    3. Bootsy Collins
      • 1997 (Parliament-Funkadelic)
      • 1999 (Sidemen-Member of The J.B.'s)
    4. David Crosby
      • 1991 (The Byrds)
      • 1997 (Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young)
    5. Peter Green
      • 1993 (John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers)
      • 1996 (Fleetwood Mac)
    6. George Harrison
      • 1988 (The Beatles)
      • 2000 (Solo)
    7. Ben E. King
      • 1991 (The Drifters)
      • 1996 (Singles-"Stand By Me"[Performer;Co-Writer])
    8. Carole King
      • 1990 (Solo)
      • 1995 (Non-Performers with Gerry Goffin)
    9. John Lennon
      • 1988 (The Beatles)
      • 1994 (Solo)
    10. Jerry Lieber
      • 1988 (Non-Performers with Mike Stoller)
      • 1996 (Singles-"Stand By Me"[Co-Writer])
    11. Curtis Mayfield
      • 1998 (The Impressions)
      • 1999 (Solo)
    12. Paul McCartney
      • 1988 (The Beatles)
      • 1997 (Solo)
    13. Clyde McPhatter
      • 1991 (The Drifters)
      • 1995 (Singles-"Sixty Minute Man"[Member of Billy Ward and The Dominoes])
    14. John McVie
      • 1993 (John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers)
      • 1996 (Fleetwood Mac)
    15. Jimmy Page
      • 1990 (The Yardbirds)
      • 1995 (Led Zeppelin)
    16. Maceo Parker
      • 1997 (Parliament-Funkadelic)
      • 1999 (Sidemen-Member of The J.B.'s)
    17. Gram Parsons
      • 1991 (The Byrds)
      • 1998 (Solo)
    18. Lou Reed
      • 1992 (The Velvet Underground)
      • 1999 (Solo)
    19. Stephen Stills
      • 1992 (Buffalo Springfield)
      • 1997 (Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young)
    20. Mike Stoller
      • 1988 (Non-Performers with Jerry Lieber)
      • 1996 (Singles-"Stand By Me"[Co-Writer])
    21. Mick Taylor
      • 1989 (The Rolling Stones)
      • 1993 (John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers)
    22. Art Tripp
      • 1992 (Frank Zappa And The Mothers Of Invention)
      • 1995 (Captain Beefheart And The Magic Band)
    23. Ike Turner
      • 1989 (Singles-"Rocket 88"[Member of Jackie Brenston & The Delta Cats;Co-Writer])
      • 1991 (Ike and Tina Turner)
    24. Fred Wesley
      • 1997 (Parliament-Funkadelic)
      • 1999 (Sidemen-Member of The J.B.'s)
    25. Ronnie Wood
      • 1989 (The Rolling Stones)
      • 1996 (Small Faces/Faces)
    26. Neil Young
      • 1992 (Buffalo Springfield)
      • 1994 (Solo)
      • 1997 (Crosby,Stills,Nash&Young)
    3.3%
     
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  8. mark winstanley

    mark winstanley Pick up a fast car, burn my name in the road

    acdc
    bobby bland
    duanne eddy
    ramones
    paul simon
    thin lizzy
    tom waits

    Non-Performers:
    1. Ralph Bass [Producer For Sam Cooke, James Brown, Etta James, The Platters, The Dominoes]
    2. Del Casher [Inventor Of Wah Pedal, Fender Echo Chamber, Roland Guitar Synthesizer]
    Early Influences:
    1. Louis Armstrong
    2. Charlie Christian
    3. Ella Fitzgerald
    Sorry I can't break that one down any further. All huge influences. If need be you cut one. Cheers Mate

    Sidemen:

    1. Carmine Appice [Drummer For Vanilla Fudge, Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart, Ozzy Osbourne, Pink Floyd]
    2. Crazy Horse (Ralph Molina, Frank “Poncho” Sampedro, Billy Talbot, Danny Whitten) [Backing Band For Neil Young]
    Singles:
    1. “Runaway” (1961)
      • Artist: Del Shannon
      • Writers: Del Shannon/Max Crook
    2. “Wild Thing” (1966)
      • Artist: The Troggs (Ronnie Bond, Chris Britton, Reg Presley, Pete Staples)
      • Writer: Chip Taylor
    it was hard to leave out Apache .......
     
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  10. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

    Location:
    Georgia
  11. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Member Of The Midnight Society

    Location:
    Greater St. Louis
    AC/DC
    Ricky Nelson
    Ramones
    Patti Smith
    Thin Lizzy
    Tom Waits
    War
     
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  12. PsychGuy

    PsychGuy Forum Resident

    Location:
    Albuquerque
    “5” Royales
    Dr. John
    Kingston Trio
    Ricky Nelson
    Ramones
    Paul Simon
    Tom Waits

    Gamble & Huff
    Van Dyke Parks

    Louis Armstrong
    Charlie Christian

    Crazy Horse
    Carmine Appice

    “Runaway”
    “Wild Thing”
     
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  13. LandHorses

    LandHorses Forum Resident

    Location:
    New Joisey
    <-------------------
    Ramones
    The Shangri-Las
    The Staple Singers
    The Ventures
    Tom Waits
    War

    Gamble & Huff
    Ed Sullivan

    Louis Armstrong
    Ella "Memorex" Fitzgerald

    Crazy Horse
    Klaus Voorman

    "Then He Kissed Me"
    "Wild Thing"
     
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    Cheevyjames Forum Resident

    Location:
    Durham, NC
    votes:

    AC/DC
    Can
    Ramones
    Paul Simon
    Thin Lizzy
    The Ventures

    non-Perf:

    Van Dyke Parks
    Ed Sullivan

    Early infl:

    Louis Armstrong
    Ella Fitzgerald

    Sidemen:

    Carmine Appice
    Klaus Voorman

    Singles:

    Runaway
    Wild Thing
     
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  15. LandHorses

    LandHorses Forum Resident

    Location:
    New Joisey
    Easter
     
  16. bvb1123

    bvb1123 Rock and Roll Martian

    Location:
    Cincinnati Ohio
    Nominees:
    Duane Eddy
    Hank Ballard & The Midnighters
    Ricky Nelson
    Ramones
    The Shangri-las
    Thin Lizzy
    Tom Waits

    Non-performers:
    Gamble & Huff
    Van Dyke Parks

    Early Influences:
    Louis Armstrong
    Ella Fitzgerald

    Sidemen:
    Crazy Horse
    Klaus Voorman

    Singles:
    Runaway
    Wild Thing
     
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  17. Parachute Woman

    Parachute Woman Positivity

    AC/DC
    Ramones
    Tom Waits

    Van Dyke Parks

    Crazy Horse

    Runaway
    And Then He Kissed Me
     
  18. Zoot Marimba

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    Georgia
  19. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group Thread Starter

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    Georgia
  20. sami

    sami Mono Rules

    Location:
    Jersey Shore
    Ramones
    The Shangri-Las
    The Staple Singers
    The Ventures
    Duane Eddy
    Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
    Ricky Nelson

    Gamble & Huff
    Ed Sullivan

    Louis Armstrong
    Charlie Christian

    Crazy Horse
    Mickey Baker

    "Apache"
    "Wild Thing"
    (I would like to add a third with "Runaway")
     
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  21. DonnyMe

    DonnyMe Forum Resident

    Location:
    NW Indiana
    AC/DC
    Martha & The Vandellas
    The O'Jays
    Ramones
    Paul Simon
    Thin Lizzy
    The Ventures

    Non-Performers
    Ed Sullivan
    Del Casher

    Early Influences
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Louis Armstrong

    Sidemen
    Crazy Horse
    Klaus Voorman

    Singles
    Apache
    Runaway
     
  22. Zoot Marimba

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    Location:
    Georgia
  23. NettleBed

    NettleBed Forum Resident

    Location:
    new york city
    Can
    Duane Eddy
    Ramones
    Paul Simon
     
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