Ben Folds Five

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Eligible in: 2020 (The 2021 Induction Ceremony)

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Will Ben Folds Five be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
"Musical excellence is the essential qualification for induction."


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yes they deserve to be inducted. Ben Folds proved that you dont need a guitar to rock out

Posted by Adam on Thursday, 03.15.07 @ 15:45pm

First of all, if you want innovative then just listen to any of the Ben Folds albums. Their songs aren't boring, they don't sound remotely alike, yet they still reamin true to what they've always done, the lyrics don't complain, they aren't depressing, they are witty and smart and it's just all around good music. This band has the talent to turn away from conventional mainstream music and turn it into something that I have yet to hear from any other band out there. I wish more bands were able to stop following trends and make more music like them. Finally, if you can remake one of snoop dogs songs on a flippin piano, what more needs to be said?

Posted by Bee on Wednesday, 03.21.07 @ 17:40pm

Darn good band while they lasted. But they didn't last long enough.

Posted by A-Killa on Wednesday, 03.21.07 @ 18:27pm

A refreshing group to listen to in the late 90s. Refreshing compared to that smog and haze of grunge that permeated the air during that time.
It was nice to know that there was someone semi-mainstream out there that remembered the musical instrument known as the piano.

Posted by Arrow Man on Friday, 12.28.07 @ 00:46am

"B*tches can't hang with the streets" lol. Perhaps the best parody (intentional or not) of Hip-Hop/Rap

Posted by The Drummer on Saturday, 11.7.09 @ 11:17am

Probably my favorite band, but no.

You need more than three albums to get there.

Posted by Bill Gorman on Wednesday, 09.29.10 @ 16:16pm

Ben Folds Five For Fighting

Posted by Roy on Monday, 07.11.16 @ 21:29pm

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