« NEWS BRIEF: Microsoft Buying Rdio?, WMG's $1M FTC Fine, SXSW + Startups, YouTube ID & More | Main | Irving Azoff Calls Pandora "Horseshit", Sees Difficult Future For Music Industry [VIDEO] »


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

matt urmy

What a complete disgrace that Cowboy Jack Clement is still not in the RockNRoll hall of fame...ever heard the song, Great Balls of Fire? ...or how bout early Elvis Presley....Public Enemy before Cowboy Jack....pitiful.


"Hey, why are they letting the black people in before the white guy who co-opted black music?"



Here are the top 50 Deserving, Eligible but Overlooked Artists for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame - according to rock fan votes


1) Rush

2) Chicago

3) Deep Purple

4) Yes

5) Doobie Brothers

6) Moody Blues

7) Dire Straits

8) Jethro Tull

9) Electric Light Orchestra

10) The Cars

11) Heart

12) Pete Townshend (solo)

13) Steve Miller

14) Squeeze

15) Journey

16) Styx

17) Carole King

18) Stevie Ray Vaughan

19) The Guess Who

20) Hall & Oates

21) T. Rex

22) Badfinger

23) Kiss

24) The Monkees

25) Supertramp

26) Foreigner

27) Jim Croce

28) Emerson, Lake & Palmer

29) Peter Gabriel (solo)

30) Boston

31) Cat Stevens

32) Three Dog Night

33) The Zombies

34) Gordon Lightfoot

35) Bad Company

36) Todd Rundgren

37) Steppenwolf

38) Scorpions

39) Grand Funk Railroad

40) INXS

41) Def Leppard

42) Cheap Trick

43) The Replacements

44) Thin Lizzy

45) Los Lobos

46) The Grass Roots

47) Steve Winwood (solo)

48) The Jam

49) Linda Ronstadt

50) The Cure

Andrew Wiebe

It's good to see bands like Deep Purple, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Albert King, and Rush on this list. They are truly deserving of this award.

The comments to this entry are closed.


Musician & Music Industry Resources