Five Bands That Must Go Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

October 10, 2014 2:24 PM

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Five Bands That Must Go Into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, and as always there is just as much noise about who made the list as there is about who didn't. (Hey, cantankerous prog-rock fans: in the words of Regina George, stop trying to make Jethro Tull happen. It isn't going to happen.) But rather than complain about the also-rans who will have to wait another year, it might make more sense to consider those whose names were called on Thursday morning.

Of the 15 acts who have been nominated for induction next spring, less than half will probably be selected. And while skeptics have for years debated everything from why some bands are left out every year, to what constitutes rock & roll in the first place (and why rap groups are nominated for its H...

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