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

When you think of the names of people who are in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame more than one time, you get names like Erik Clapton (inducted three times), Jeff Beck, Johnny Carter, David Crosby, Peter Gabriel, all … Continue reading

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

Few bands have ever screwed up the chance at stardom in rock and roll as thoroughly and completely as The Replacements did.  From botching a chance to turn revival touring into a new beginning to showing up at performances drunk … Continue reading

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

With a band name that comes straight from Ayn Rand’s writings and a history that includes singing a theme song for American Idol (“Hollywood”) and an epic clash with fellow band Smashing Pumpkins that involved lawsuits over plagiarism that was … Continue reading

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