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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Eddie Money

Eddie Money is an artist I have long had a lot of respect for.  Even if his music was not very flamboyant and even if he tended to be a pretty standard rocker in an age that was known for … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Peter Frampton

There are a variety of groups that I tend to write about here in this particular series.  Some acts have a staggering degree of longevity of success and such obvious influence on other musical acts that makes it truly baffling … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Todd Rundgren

Earlier today (as I write this), I found myself greeted by a series of requests for me to write about the case for induction for Todd Rundgren, expressed with a sense of frustration and irritation that he had not been … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Diana Ross

Like some artists on this list of snubs, Diana Ross is technically in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Supremes, with whom she started her music career.  That said, like many artists, she not … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: The Marshall Tucker Band

Can a one-hit wonder deserve a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?  I have asked that question before and answered in the affirmative, as when one deals with a band like Talk Talk, their one hit does … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Mötley Crüe

Sometimes when I am pondering various acts or when other people remind me of acts that have not been inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I have to ask myself, are they really not in yet?  Such … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Charlie Daniels

I’m not gonna lie, I love the smash hit song “The Devil Went Down To Georgia,” and have enjoyed seeing Charlie Daniels shred strings and bow hairs on his fiddle playing this classic tune of outsmarting the devil.  Yet I … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Aaliyah

Her career blazed like a meteor in the sky, starting out bright and ending far too soon, and leaving behind a body of work that any artist, much less one who died at the age of 22 in a plane … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Usher

Admittedly, Usher missed a nomination in his first year of eligibility for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, so he has not been snubbed to nearly the same degree as that of other artists, even within his own genre … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Blink-182

Sometimes there are multiple narratives of music history, and Blink-182 provides a good example of this.  If you look at the Billboard Hot 100 and examine the popularity of this band, they are a one-hit wonder, with exactly one top … Continue reading

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