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About Snubbed Members, Casper wrote:
  FRL, these got skipped over when I sent in my initial list.


Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

Louis Tierney - Fiddle - 1943-1947




Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Gene Dinwiddle - Alto Sax - 1967-1970
Keith Johnson - Trumpet - 1967-1969
Bugsy Maugh - Bass - 1967-1968
David Sanborn - Alto Sax - 1967-1970
Phil Wilson - Drums - 1967-1968
Tuesday, 01.24.17 @ 01:23am
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About J.J. Cale, LA Guenther wrote:
  It's the BIGGEST OVERSIGHT in Rock & Roll Hall of Fame history !!!! JJ's influence and talent is without question Hall of Fame material. Clapton calls JJ his hero while Neil Young calls him one the two best guitarists he's ever heard..the other being Jimi Hendrix. His albums are masterpieces JJ Cale should definitely be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 22:06pm
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About Electric Light Orchestra, Roy wrote:
  http://www.rollingstone.com/music/blogs/staff-blog/rolling-stones-list-of-the-25-undisputed-guilty-pleasure-bands-20070409

Rolling Stone's List of the 25 Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands

Electric Light Orchestra is the sixth act from Rolling Stoneís 2008 List of the 25 Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The first was ABBA, the second was Rush, the third was Daryl Hall and John Oates, the fourth was Chicago, the fifth was Journey.

Some of us still have a thing for Rush or Paula Abdul or RuPaul. Thatís cool. To each his or her own and all that. But there are some artists who unequivocally leave much to be desired in terms of, say, quality or coolness, but still manage to rock, or at least inspire serious if shameful adoration on a mass scale. Itís these artists that weíre interested in. Artists who absolutely belong on a best guilty pleasures ever list, because thatís what weíre creating.

Those of you who proudly listen to Rush at top volume in your car all summer long, (ie thereby displaying the total lack of guilty in your pleasure), take note:? Rush come in at Number One on our official list of the Rockís Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands. Like the rest of the acts on our list (which you helped put together), we love them to death, and can never forgive ourselves. The full list:

1. Rush
2. Electric Light Orchestra
3. Journey
4. ABBA
5. Chicago
6. Boston
7. Foreigner
8. Bread
9. Bon Jovi
10. New Edition
11. The Monkees
12. Motley Crue
13. STYX
14. Eddie Money
15. Simply Red
16. Kelly Clarkson
17. America
18. Wham!
19. R.E.O. Speedwagon
20. Poison
21. Lionel Richie
22. Kansas
23. Air Supply
24. Hall & Oates
25. Britney Spears
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 20:27pm
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About Journey, Roy wrote:
  http://www.rollingstone.com/music/blogs/staff-blog/rolling-stones-list-of-the-25-undisputed-guilty-pleasure-bands-20070409

Rolling Stone's List of the 25 Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands

Journey is the fifth act from Rolling Stoneís 2008 List of the 25 Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands to be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The first was ABBA, the second was Rush, the third was Daryl Hall and John Oates, the fourth was Chicago.

Some of us still have a thing for Rush or Paula Abdul or RuPaul. Thatís cool. To each his or her own and all that. But there are some artists who unequivocally leave much to be desired in terms of, say, quality or coolness, but still manage to rock, or at least inspire serious if shameful adoration on a mass scale. Itís these artists that weíre interested in. Artists who absolutely belong on a best guilty pleasures ever list, because thatís what weíre creating.

Those of you who proudly listen to Rush at top volume in your car all summer long, (ie thereby displaying the total lack of guilty in your pleasure), take note:? Rush come in at Number One on our official list of the Rockís Undisputed Guilty Pleasure Bands. Like the rest of the acts on our list (which you helped put together), we love them to death, and can never forgive ourselves. The full list:

1. Rush
2. Electric Light Orchestra
3. Journey
4. ABBA
5. Chicago
6. Boston
7. Foreigner
8. Bread
9. Bon Jovi
10. New Edition
11. The Monkees
12. Motley Crue
13. STYX
14. Eddie Money
15. Simply Red
16. Kelly Clarkson
17. America
18. Wham!
19. R.E.O. Speedwagon
20. Poison
21. Lionel Richie
22. Kansas
23. Air Supply
24. Hall & Oates
25. Britney Spears
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 20:23pm
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About Snubbed Members, Philip wrote:
  I think an argument can also be made on behalf of Don Ciccone and Gerry Polci who were the main vocalists for the Four Seasons during their brief, but notable comeback in '70s. Valli was really trying to detach from the group at that point and distinguish himself as a solo artist.
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 16:35pm
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About The Allman Brothers Band, Cheesecrop wrote:
  Don't know why I'm commenting here, but I just heard the song "Midnight Rider" again. Even after I've heard it a million times already, it's still a great song.
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 16:17pm
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About Judas Priest, Paul in KY wrote:
  Jason, saw The Priest at 1st Louder Than Life fest in Louisville back in 2014. They closed the 1st day. Very enjoyable set. Played all their hits. Definite snub, as they need to be in The Hall.
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 08:22am
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About Marilyn Manson, CANDYMAN wrote:
  Manson is a strange dude , but belongs without a doubt in The H.O.F. when his time comes
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 01:55am
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About Snubbed Members, Casper wrote:
  Colin Walker (Cello, 1972-1973) should be added for Electric Light Orchestra. He was there early on and for two significant enough albums.

I see Norma Jean Wright was added above for Chic. I was kind of on the fence with her given her very short tenure with the band, but she sang on some classic songs and was their first vocalist. Plus, I think the Hall's own ballot information had her listed as a would-be inductee.
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 00:44am
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About Snubbed Members, Casper wrote:
  I do think these three members of Steely Dan need to be added...had no idea they were all on the first three LPs.

Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Guitar, 1972-1974)

Denny Dias (Guitar, 1972-1974)

Jim Hodder (Drums, 1972-1974)

Monday, 01.23.17 @ 00:34am
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About Snubbed Members, Casper wrote:
  Bill G, Billy Griffin was part of The Miracles after Smokey Robinson had left the group, so he doesn't really qualify.

I think your argument for Alonzo Tucker may have some merit. When did he leave The Midnighters?
Monday, 01.23.17 @ 00:27am
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About Judas Priest, Jason Voigt wrote:
  I saw the Priest in 2005 when they co-headlined Ozzfest and they rocked the stage for over 2 hours. One of the most memorable shows ever, and I really wasn't into the band at the time. If I do make it up to Cleveland, I'll be sure to get a selfie with it.

The good news is now that the NomCom is changing, especially with Tom Morello part of it, Judas Priest has better chances of getting in (or at least making the ballot for now). There are several hard-rock/metal acts that are long overdue, and without doubt the Priest is one of them. As for now, I'm youuurrrr turrrrbooo loverrrr
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 23:11pm
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About Judas Priest, Vito wrote:
  Also a fun fact, I visited the rock hall in 2015,they also have things from artists who are not yet inducted. One thing they have, Rob Halfords coat from the 2005 tour!
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 22:19pm
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About Mott the Hoople, Roy wrote:
  R.I.P. Peter Overend Watts
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 18:26pm
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About Can, Roy wrote:
  RIP Jaki Liebezeit
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 18:25pm
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About The Grass Roots, Breed Cratton wrote:
  The Grass Roots aren't in?

They were a highly successful rock group that consistently produced quality music in their heyday (1966-75). They were consistently in the top end of popular music in the turbulent rock music scene. Radio play was a big factor in their history. It was not easily tracked to properly reflect on the charts, in those years. They managed to be one of the top picks of disc jockeys and enjoyed frequent requests from listeners.

From 1967 to 1972, The Grass Roots set a record for being on the Billboard charts 307 straight weeks. They are one of only nine bands that have charted twenty nine or more Top 100 Billboard singles. They have sold over twenty million records worldwide.

They hold the all time attendance record for a one act, the US concert of 600,000 people on July 4th, 1982 in Washington, DC. They have appeared on over 50 national television shows. Many of their hits are still seeing heavy rotation on oldies stations to this day. They achieved one platinum album, two gold albums, thirteen gold singles and charted singles a total of twenty nine times.

R.I.P Rob Grill
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 18:08pm
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About Snubbed Members, Let's Give Everyone a Trophy wrote:
  To all of those who want band members inducted w/the SOLO acts (Elton John, Bowie, etc.) they played for/with, I have one question: do you want their partners (oh boy, Yoko!!!), relatives, close friends, team management members (ugh), et al inducted too?
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 16:16pm
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About Judas Priest, Vito wrote:
  Glad to see someone else on here supporting the metal community. As far as influencing the rock hall from our position, I don't know that there's much we can do. The rock hall is very political and closed minded. It always seems that they induct artists they believe will draw attention and money. I think thats why they even induct bands before the bands that influenced those bands, ex induction of GnR long before Kiss.

The one thing these shunned artists have in their corner is that Tom Morello is now on the rock hall committee. Thats why all of a sudden they finally inducted Deep Purple, Alice Cooper , Rush, Kiss.
I love Judas Priest and I hope Tom Morello can do something to get them in soon. Halford has arguably the greatest metal voice next to Bruce Dickinson. They were a huge part of the 80s metal movement. So many great songs, albums and tours. It would be a shame if they didn't get their recognition. I think they'll get it but I have a feeling we'll see Def Leppard or Bon Jovi get in first as they draw more attention from the mainstream.
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 13:48pm
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About Rush, Enigmaticus wrote:
  2017 will mark the 50th anniversary of the birth of the "art rock" and "progressive rock" genres. Out of the 5 major "progressive rock" bands mentioned last year in PROG Magazine, 3 are active: Rush, Yes and King Crimson, one is in limbo: Genesis and one no longer exists: Pink Floyd.

However, most of these bands would probably not exist, if it hadn't been for the innovations of three other groups: The Moody Blues, Procol Harum and Jefferson Airplane. Jefferson Airplane was rightly inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, alongside Pink Floyd in 1996, however The Moody Blues and Procol Harum were not and if memory serves, Procol Harum has only been nominated once previously, the same year that Rush had first been nominated- 2012. There is no doubt that both Procol Harum and The Moody Blues also had an immense influence upon the music of Rush. Geddy Lee had mentioned in an article that he felt that Procol Harum should have also been inducted, alongside Rush. Back in October, 2012, I had voted for: Randy Newman, the late Donna Summer, Heart, Rush and Procol Harum.

As influential as Procol Harum had been, The Moody Blues had probably been even more influential. Their second album, "Days Of Future Passed" had left a template for great prog and concept albums. As I have stated numerous times before, I have seen no greater influence overall on Rush's discography than that of The Moody Blues. Both Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson have called The Moody Blues, a huge influence on Rush. Of course, Rush's ambition has always been to become the "world's smallest symphony orchestra."

If nominated later this year, I think that The Moody Blues would be immediately inducted.

Another group which has yet to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame is King Crimson. In fact, they are considered to be the founders of the complex type of "progressive rock," which would also influence Rush. They were also a huge influence upon most of those aforementioned prog artists. King Crimson has many great albums to their credit, but their debut album, "In The Court Of The Crimson King (1969)" was definitely a game changer. Other notable albums by King Crimson, include "Lark's Tongues In Aspic (1973)," "Red (1974)," "Discipline (1981)," "Beat (1982)," "Three Of A Perfect Pair (1984)" and "Thrak (1995)."

Out of the early 1980's emerged a visionary "progressive" pop band whose work with video would influence the way that music had been presented to the masses. Their music had been infectiously entertaining and their videos had been works of art. The amazing part about this group has been their longevity. While members of other supposedly similar bands have embarked on nostalgic reunion tours, this band has been exploring the gamut of experimental innovation and still going strong over 35 years later. Later this year, on May 10, their second studio album, "Rio" will celebrate it's 35th anniversary.
"Rio" has been considered to be one of the most important albums ever made. Unfortunately, the creators of this masterpiece, Duran Duran had been considered to be a throwaway assembly line pop group. However, Alex Lifeson had said that he had wanted to dress like Simon Le Bon and Geddy had supposedly said that they were a good group and Neil Peart had said that they had loved and been influenced by bands of that time, in "Rush: Beyond The Lighted Stage."
Although "Rio" has been identified as a "Classic Album" by Duran Duran, I think that a strong case could also be made for "Duran Duran (1981)," "Duran Duran (1993)," "Pop Trash (2000)," "Astronaut (2004)" "All You Need Is Now (2010)," "A Diamond In The Mind: Live 2011 (2012)," "Duran Duran: Unstaged (2015)" and "Paper Gods (2015)," in fact, 'What Are The Chances?' Is probably Duran Duran's second best song after 'Ordinary World.' Of course, Duran Duran now see themselves as a "modern progressive band."


Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 13:12pm
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  Brian May says The Beatles were Queen's bible.



http://beatlessongwriting.blogspot.co.uk/2012/01/under-influence-brian-may.html#comment-form



Many well known musicians say how influenced they are by The Beatles.




[url]http://beatlessongwriting.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/Under%20The%20Influence[/url]



11 Musicians Influenced By The Beatles



http://www.rockcellarmagazine.com/2014/02/04/top-11-musicians-influenced-by-the-beatles-50th-anniversary/#sthash.na2BTdhg.dpbs
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 05:53am
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About Snubbed Members, Bill G wrote:
  ***** The MIDNIGHTERS*****

What about ALONZO TUCKER ? Not only was he an ORIGINAL MEMBER, he was also the group's FOUNDER !!

(How's THAT for a snub)

****The MIRACLES****

BILLY GRIFFIN - He sang lead on the biggest-selling single ("Love Machine"-#1 Pop, 4.5 million seller) and album ("City Of Angels") that the group EVER HAD !!
Inducted ? NOPE.
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 04:37am
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  8 Schools (Universities) That Offer Classes On The Beatles




http://blog.cappex.com/blog/college-ranking-lists/10-schools-that-offer-classes-about-the-beatles/
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 03:08am
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  University Of Southern California Music Professor And Musician,Bill Biersach Has Always Been A Huge Beatles Fan & And Has Been Teaching A Beatles Course For 40 Years.



https://music.usc.edu/bill-biersach-40-years-with-the-beatles-and-usc/



http://dailytrojan.com/2012/04/16/popular-beatles-class-once-controversial/
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 03:06am
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  Bass Player & Berklee Music Professor Suzane M.Clark Teaches Courses On The Beatles,Solo Beatles & Music Of John Lennon



https://www.berklee.edu/people/suzanne-m-clark
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 03:05am
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  Her name is Lauren Passarelli
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 03:03am
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  University Of Berklee Multi-talented Musician,Guitar Teacher,First Female Guitar Teacher,And Now Music Professor Has Loved The Beatles Since She Saw Them On The ED Sullivan Show When She Was 4 Years Old.



https://www.berklee.edu/news/4635/meet-the-beatle



https://www.berklee.edu/people/lauren-passarelli
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 03:01am
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About The Beatles, JPGR wrote:
  Great Beatles Course By Music Professor John Covach University Of Rochester


https://www.coursera.org/learn/the-beatles
Sunday, 01.22.17 @ 02:59am
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About the 2017 Inductees, Ben wrote:
  Enig,

So you get the picture. So 2005 could have had Genesis. This would have satisfied the Hall with some delay. Even that would have been a 9 year gap for prog groups. Not as bad at what we got.

The 5 per Class was also bad. Genesis could have been added to the others that happened in 2005. Thats a good example. So I wont harp on the mistake. Its getting better Now. It is indeed. I mean so many key Classic groups went in that what's left for key older acts is Prog acts and all kinds of 80s. We can get some variety with other kinds of acts like The J. Geils Band, the Spinners, War and Cindi Lauper.

I just wanted to be clear that there are other kinds of acts to go in that are totally different also. As far as key acts Prog needs improvement but there is an up trend.
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 17:07pm
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About Judas Priest, madlyinanger wrote:
  How can fans influence the Rock and Roll Hall? Leaving Priest out is an absolute insult to rock and roll fans who know anything at all about the historical influence of artists from the '70's. Their body of work stands up against any band ever and they are legendary live performers. They even have rock and roll history on their side with the subliminal messaging leading to suicide trial they had to endure in the mid '80s. These guys are every bit as rock and roll as the Rolling Stones.
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 16:13pm
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About the 2017 Inductees, Ben wrote:
  Enig,

That is a very good question.I know you said not to harp on mistakes but here is an explanation. The Hall was still catching up on some 50s acts. I have discussed this with Nick. I know some of those. I can respect that. The Main thing is that Classes were shrunk. Roughly 6 a year for awhile. The period of 1998-2001 had a steady amount of essential acts like Fleetwood Mac, Santana, Eric Clapton,Lovin Spoonful, James Taylor, Aerosmith, Steely Dan and Paul Simon.

What happened after that is the Hall felt that Brenda Lee should be inducted along with The Ramones, Tom Petty and the Talking Heads. Now leave the 3 punk/ New wave groups. The Hall wanted to move ahead with that. So we will leave that alone. I don't know the history of Brenda Lee. I find she was more of a crooner. Clearly that could have been a spot for the Moody Blues or Yes or perhaps Chicago in 2002.

We will leave 2003 and 2004 classes alone. They weren't bad. Acts like The Righteous Brothers, The Police, Prince, Traffic, ZZ Top and George Harrison are all very deserving.

However, 2005 was a tricky one. That class was Buddy Guy, The Pretenders, The O Jays, Percy Sledge and U2. First of all the Hall started their rule of 5 in a class. Besides that why Percy Sledge? He had one hit in 1966. He may have credentials that I don't realize but why 2005? Easily Genesis could have been inducted in 2005 and Percy Sledge in 2010. Hey that's fair. So clearly there was bias against Prog. Percy Sledge could have been delayed in favor of Genesis or some other prog.

So I'm not saying anyone should have been left out really but some could have been delayed and others sooner. That explains some of the big gap. The Hall was not caring about prog.
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 14:15pm
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About The Moody Blues, Enigmaticus wrote:
  Tim,

Yes, I do agree that The Moody Blues as co-founders of the "progressive rock" and "art rock" genres should have been inducted at the least well over a decade ago. I also find it somewhat disappointing that Justin Hayward thinks that it is too late now for their induction. 2017 is the 50th anniversary of "prog." I think that it would be very appropriate for several "progressive rock" artists to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame next year. That is why for the past several years on this website, I have been supporting the inductions of: The Moody Blues, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, Duran Duran and Sade. Now that Yes and the Electric Light Orchestra have finally been inducted into the Rock Hall, my focus will be placed even more on getting The Moody Blues, Duran Duran, Sade, Procol Harum, King Crimson, ELP, Jethro Tull and Kansas nominated and inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame over the next several years. Due to The Moody Blues being the co-founders of my favorite musical genres, and due to the release of "Days Of Future Passed" turning 50 later this year, I think that The Moody Blues will be nominated later this year and finally inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame in 2018.

Posted by Enigmaticus on Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 12:26pm
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 13:27pm
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About Kansas, Enigmaticus wrote:
  Connor the Critic,

If the Rock Hall does decide to induct a major "progressive rock" band from the United States, then I think that Kansas would definitely be a great choice, due to their first five studio albums alone. Of course, most individuals are mostly aware of Kansas, due to their commercial successes with "Leftoverture" and "Point Of Know Return." Songs such as: 'Dust In The Wind' and 'Carry On Wayward Son' are still radio staples to this day. This year, will mark the 40th anniversary of the release of "Point Of Know Return" on October 11, 1977. Back in October, 2016, "Leftoverture" had turned 40.

The problem with Kansas induction, however may be their post "Point" material.
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 13:22pm
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About The Moody Blues, Enigmaticus wrote:
  Tim,

Yes, I do agree that The Moody Blues as co-founders of the "progressive rock" and "art rock" genres should have been inducted at the least we'll over a decade ago. I also find it somewhat disappointing that Justin Hayward thinks that it is too late now for their induction. 2017 is the 50th anniversary of "prog." I think that it would be very appropriate for several "progressive rock" artists to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame next year. That is why for the past several years on this website, I have been supporting the inductions of: The Moody Blues, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, Duran Duran and Sade. Now that Yes and the Electric Light Orchestra have finally been inducted into the Rock Hall, my focus will be placed even more on getting The Moody Blues, Duran Duran, Sade, Procol Harum, King Crimson, ELP, Jethro Tull and Kansas nominated and inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame over the next several years.
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 12:26pm
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About The Moody Blues, Enigmaticus wrote:
  Tim,

Yes, I do agree that The Moody Blues as co-founders of the "progressive rock" and "art rock" genres should have been inducted at the least we'll over a decade ago. I also find it somewhat disappointing that Justin Hayward thinks that it is too late now for their induction. 2017 is the 50th anniversary of "prog." I think that it would be very appropriate for several "progressive rock" artists to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame next year. That is why for the past several years on this website, I have been supporting the inductions of: The Moody Blues, Yes, Electric Light Orchestra, Duran Duran and Sade. Now that Yes and the Electric Light Orchestra have finally been inducted into the Rock Hall, my focus will be placed even more on getting The Moody Blues, Duran Duran, Sade, Procol Harum, King Crimson, ELP, Jethro Tull and Kansas nominated and inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame over the next several years.
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 12:26pm
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About the 2017 Inductees, Enigmaticus wrote:
  So, the question really becomes: Why weren't any major "progressive rock" bands inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame between 1996 and 2010?

Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 12:09pm
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About The Smiths, Tim wrote:
  Absolutely - best band of the '80s!!
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 11:56am
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About New Order, Tim wrote:
  A no-brainer - they need to be in the Hall!
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 11:54am
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About the 2017 Inductees, Enigmaticus wrote:
  Ben,

Thank you. I am a little more hopeful about the inductions of major "progressive rock" bands, into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, now that 4 out of the 5 major bands, according to PROG Magazine have been inducted, but please look at how many years apart, those previous inductions were, using one blank line, in order to represent each passing year between their inductions and the first year of their eligibility:

The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame is founded in 1986.


The Moody Blues first become eligible in 1989.


Pink Floyd and Procol Harum first become eligible in 1992.

Yes, Genesis and King Crimson first become eligible in 1994.

Pink Floyd is inducted into the Rock Hall (1996). +

Rush first becomes eligible for induction in 1998.












Genesis is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame (2010)


Rush is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame (2013).



Yes is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame (2017)

Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 11:52am
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About Love, Tim wrote:
  Legendary group - need to be in the Hall!
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 11:51am
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About The Moody Blues, Tim wrote:
  How is this band not in the Hall of Fame? They should be in for "Days of Future Passed Alone" alone! Hopefully next time!
Saturday, 01.21.17 @ 11:42am
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