Bruce Hornsby and the Range
Eligible since: 2011 (The 2012 Induction Ceremony)
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Since there weren't any comments I thought I'd point out that this is, without qustion, the crappiest band of the 80's (aside from maybe the Stray Cats).
Posted by Randy on Monday, 11.24.08 @ 00:34am
I can see Bruce Hornsby getting inducted into the Hall someday, definitely not in his first few years eligible though
Posted by Jonny on Thursday, 04.9.09 @ 18:15pm
Can you play piano better than Bruce Hornsby, Randy? How about uploading a song or two so we can see how much better than Bruce you really are?
Posted by interviewer on Monday, 08.31.09 @ 23:09pm
Saw Bruce Hornsby last night in DC at the historic Warner Theater and he and his band (the Noisemakers) blew me away. Toward the end they riffed from one of Bruce's own tunes into "Comfortably Numb" and it honestly sounded as good as Floyd has when I have been at their shows. Opening act was good too - the Wood Brothers.
Posted by BK on Saturday, 10.10.09 @ 20:24pm
Very hot piano man.......should be a shoe in.
Posted by antimatterman on Tuesday, 11.3.09 @ 13:21pm
Did you know Bruce Hornsby borrowed part of a song title and a full album title from Rod Stewart. The third single from BH's debut album "The Way It Is" was "Mandolin Rain" Rod Stewart had a song called "Mandolin Wind" on his 1971 breakthrough album "Every Picture Tells A Story" Also, Bruce Hornsby named his third album "A Night on the Town" released in 1990. This album included the single "Across the River" featuring Jerry Garcia on lead guitar. Fourteen years earlier in 1976, Rod Stewart released his album "A Night On The Town" which included the singles "Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright)," "The First Cut is the Deepest," and "The Killing of Georgie"
Posted by Aaron O'Donnell on Friday, 08.19.11 @ 01:12am
Only had one really noteworthy song, but it was a great song.
Posted by GFW on Tuesday, 08.30.11 @ 12:27pm
Nah - I don't see it happening any time soon.
Posted by Mike on Tuesday, 06.26.12 @ 18:31pm
Have you seen Bruce live? Clearly not! I can't believe he is not already inducted. He is a stellar performer, a kind person and has collaborated with all kind of extermy talented musicians. Any band that opened for or artist that has performed with The Grateful Dead will be in the HIF.
Posted by Elizabeth converse on Saturday, 12.15.12 @ 18:22pm
Bruce Hornsby made 2 of the greatest 80's songs in The Way It Is & Mandolin Rain. Has so much respect in the music industry. Just a brilliant piano player & had enough hits to warrant induction. Hope he gets inducted soon. KING
Posted by KING on Monday, 02.3.14 @ 14:53pm
Rolling Stone called him "the godfather of indie rock" in the new issue, because of his influence on Bon Iver and Ryan Adams. Not too shabby. Probably deserves to be in someday down the line, not one of the biggest snubs, though.
Posted by Max on Tuesday, 11.8.16 @ 20:28pm
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