Duke Ellington

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 1951 (The 1952 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?

Inducted into Rock Hall Projected in 2013 (ranked #37 in the Influences - Pre-Rock Era category) .

Essential Albums (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3Amazon CD
At Newport (1956)
Anatomy of a Murder: From the Soundtrack of the Motion Picture (1959)

Essential Songs (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3YouTube
It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) (1932)
Take The "A" Train (1941)

Duke Ellington @ Wikipedia

Duke Ellington Videos

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


3 comments so far (post your own)

first comment!

Always a threat for Early Influence induction

Posted by Matt Love on Sunday, 06.20.10 @ 02:30am


2010 Hank Williams
2008 Bob Dylan
2007 John Coltrane
2006 Thelonious Monk
1999 Duke Ellington
1998 George Gershwin
1982 Milton Babbitt
1976 Scott Joplin
1974 Roger Sessions

Posted by Roy on Tuesday, 01.18.11 @ 19:06pm

Should be way higher than 37.

Posted by GFW on Sunday, 09.30.12 @ 10:27am

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