Rush, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple, Journey, Metallica.
Not sure if any of my list has been happened or not.
I totally agree with RUSH being in there.
For the inductee, taking one's place in the RNRHOF involves a fee. The gamble is that the publicity generates enough additional sales of CDs, downloads, concert tickets and promotional merchandise for justify the outlay.
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- Blue Oyster Cult
- Robin Trower
- Quicksilver Messenger Service
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Would these bands be worth a mention?
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B.S. man! None of the great bands mentioned should be in that P.O.S. Rock n Roll Hall of Fame! Those names are too sacred to mix in with those R&B and pop names.
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The New York Dolls
Paul Revere and the Raiders
But really until they take the Bee Gees out I could give a flying fart
Wow. I'm not even that big a fan of Rush but even I'm surprised they're not in there.
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The problem with the R&R hall of fame is that every genre of music from pop to thrash has co-opted it as THEIR hall of fame. Of course, the name does not help...
It is a pop music hall of fame.
And for the record - ABBA is HUGE and absolutely deserves to be there.
Sting ( [as a solo artist] , but at least he did get recognized for his work with the Police).
Guns and Roses.
It is laughable that Rush hasn't made it (they're only the original "progressive" rock band...yeesh...). Sting I think made just as much of an impact with music as a solo artist as he did in the Police (and there are some artists that have been inducted more than once so I elect him as a smart candidate). Nirvana caused a whole new generation of rock. Depeche Mode made electronic music cool. Guns and Roses is one of the most well known rock bands in history.
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