Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Meet the Class of 2015
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I think the list is a good one but there are the usual snubs

A lot of people think Deep Purple should get a nos weith lots of others.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Meet the Class of 2015


On Saturday, April 18, 2015, the membership in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will swell to 312.

That's the night the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Green Day, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble and Bill Withers will be inducted.

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/entertainment-general/index.ssf/2014/12/rock_and_roll_hall_of_fame_mee.html#incart_related_stories


R&R HOF

https://rockhall.com/inductees/byyear/

Which eligible band or artist deserves t?o be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ?


The list of other artists still eligible is surprisingly staggering: Deep Purple, Bon Jovi, Chic, N.W.A., War, Iron Maiden, Janet Jackson, Ozzy Osbourne, Motorhead, Judas Priest, Thin Lizzy, Cheap Trick and Bad Company, among others.

http://www.lehighvalleylive.com/music/index.ssf/2014/12/which_eligible_band_or_artist.html


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame voters again snub heavy metal with 2015 class
Metal fans lamented the disrespect shown at bands like Iron Maiden, Judas Priest and Deep Purple, while Green Day made it in on the first ballot.

BY Ethan Sacks NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Good Article

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/music/rock-roll-hall-fame-snubs-heavy-metal-article-1.2047726
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i am surprise to see WAR is not yet there. I am very happy to see Stevie Ray Vaughan and Bill Withers.
oops, just realized there is one man missing from the HOF...No Joe Cocker?
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N.W.A deserves to be included, even if you don't like their music it has influence even today. I would also like to see Townes Van Zandt and Willie Nelson added, they might not be Rock and Roll but neither is Johnny Cash but he's in.
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