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Why Aren’t They In The Hall Of Fame: Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan

Chaka Khan, despite the menacing name, is an easy artist to appreciate.  I grew up listening to a lot of adult contemporary on the radio, at least until my teenage years, when I discovered the joys of post-grunge adult alternative, … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Blood, Sweat & Tears

When one thinks of the obvious snubs of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the band Blood, Sweat & Tears doesn’t often come to mind.  That is not to say that it is difficult to make a strong case … Continue reading

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

I can’t remember when I first heard of Outkast.  The first songs of theirs that I was aware of were probably Rosa Parks and Bombs Over Baghdad, but the first ones I remember hearing on the radio were Ms. Jackson … Continue reading

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

When one is looking at the greatest pop/rock acts to have never had a #1 despite multiple top 10 hits, there are a few obvious contenders.  One of them, Credence Clearwater Revival, was an obvious choice for induction into the … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Dave Matthews Band

One word that tends to come to mind readily when it comes to looking at the critical reputation of the Dave Matthews Band is polarizing.  I find it hard to understand why this has to be the case.  Admittedly, I … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: R. Stevie Moore

If you are like most people, you probably wonder who R. Stevie Moore is.  You probably wonder if he has any popular nicknames or if he was a part of a popular band, but neither of those is the case.  … Continue reading

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

At first glance, Jethro Tull would not be an obvious choice for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.  Yet, it should be noted that they are among the bands I most consistently get messages for telling me to add … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Peter, Paul & Mary

From time to time I am reminded that certain groups are not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame that I always assumed were.  And the place of Peter, Paul & Mary is an unusual one.  Are they to … Continue reading

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

Some genres don’t seem to get any respect.  Among those genres is Def Leppard, a band that came out of the British metal scene in the late 1970’s and rose to popularity in the 1980’s and managed to keep that … Continue reading

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

I must admit that in stark contrast to many bands, I am not as familiar with the music of Hüsker Dü, which is Norwegian for, “Do you remember?,” a somewhat popular childhood game in those parts from what I have … Continue reading

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