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

On the face of it, for most Americans at least, Kylie Minogue is not an obvious choice for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Most American music listeners would know her for one of two reasons:  her cover of … Continue reading

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

When I think of Soundgarden, a few thoughts come to mind.  For one, there is Chris Cornell’s fantastic singing voice along with some driving guitars.  For another, I think of their songs, especially “Black Hole Sun,” their classic alternative hit … Continue reading

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

I don’t think anyone considers Paula Abdul the most technically accomplished of singers, although she was for some time one of the judges of American Idol where she was subjected to a lot of pitchy singing from people who sought … Continue reading

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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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