Generation X

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 2003 (The 2004 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?


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Ready Steady Go (1978)

Generation X @ Wikipedia

Generation X Videos

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

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If Billy Idol did not have the solo commercial success that he had, I think many old time punks would be clamoring for their induction. I dare say that as far as the English Punk scene is considered, Gen X was the 3rd most influential and popular band after the Clash and the Pistols. But in the end, Billy's MTV success has probably swayed earlier fans to walk away from this band.

Posted by Dameon on Saturday, 11.24.07 @ 16:53pm


Yes, for popularity. The fans liking a band counts for something. Sometimes influence can carry beyond another musician. Bands influence more than just music. I cannot really say because I was not in London at the time, but it is my understanding that Gen X influence on the culture of Punk was fairly large. You would know better than I about this Liam.

Posted by Dameon on Sunday, 01.20.08 @ 07:15am


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