Jett, Green Day, Ringo rock HOF ceremony

April 19, 2015 5:03 AM

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Jett, Green Day, Ringo rock HOF ceremony

CLEVELAND — When the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies return here every few years to their spiritual and literal home, music history often ignites. Such was the case Saturday night at the 30th annual gathering, which saw the inductions of Ringo Starr, Bill Withers, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Green Day, Lou Reed and the "5'' Royales. USA TODAY's Jerry Shriver captured the celebration.

They love rock 'n' roll. Black leather-clad Joan Jett and her Blackhearts opened the show at a sold-out Public Hall by tearing through early hits Bad Reputation and Cherry Bomb (the latter aided by Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl on guitar and vocals, and original bass player Gary Ryan). She then introduce...

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