Rock Hall Class of 1994

New York | Waldorf Astoria Hotel | January 19, 1994 | Private Event | not televised

These artists were voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, but the induction ceremony took place in 1994. Click here for a list of artists who were first eligible in 1993 and haven't gotten in yet.

ArtistInducted ByCategory
The AnimalsDave PirnerPerformer
The BandEric ClaptonPerformer
Bob MarleyBonoPerformer
Duane EddyMick JonesPerformer
Elton JohnAxl RosePerformer
The Grateful DeadBruce HornsbyPerformer
John LennonPaul McCartneyPerformer
Rod StewartJeff BeckPerformer
Johnny OtisEtta JamesNon-Performer
Willie DixonChuck BerryEarly Influence

Nominees who didn't make the cut in 1994

These artists were officially nominated in the Performer category for induction in 1993, but didn't receive enough votes from the "international voting body of rock experts" to get in that year. Nearly 70% of rejected artists eventually get inducted in a later year.

ArtistEventually Inducted In
Buffalo Springfield1997
Frank Zappa1995
The Jackson Five1997
Joni Mitchell1997
Martha and the Vandellas1995
The Moonglows2000
Pink Floyd1996
The (Young) Rascals1997
The Velvet Underground1996

Nominating Committee who determined the 1994 performer ballot

Jon Landau, co-chairman
Seymour Stein, co-chairman
Frank Barsalona
Clive Davis
Anthony DeCurtis
Ed Eckstine
Ahmet Ertegun
Suzan Evans, ex officio
Danny Fields
Gregg Geller
Jeff Gold
Bob Hilburn
Don Ienner
Lenny Kaye
Bob Krasnow
Arthur Levy
Kurt Loder
Dave Marsh
Joe McEwen
Bob Merlis
Doug Morris
Lisa Robinson
Tom Silverman
Russell Simmons
Joe Smith
Phil Spector
Al Teller
Jerry Wexler
Timothy White
Noreen Woods


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