List of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
“The old-timers schooled me good,” Dr. John reflected. “They brainwashed me to respect music, whether we were playing rockabilly or blues or rock and roll.and how
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Accepting his award at the ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria hotel, the year old Waits said: "They say I have no hits and I'm difficult to work with — and they say it like this is a bad thing. Waits also compared his induction to receiving the key to the city of El Paso: "They told me there was only one but I found out there were a whole bunch of them, and they didn't open anything. So I hope there are some fringe benefits to this baby. Seven others artists were similarly honoured, including Neil Diamond and — from the opposite end of the musical spectrum — Alice Cooper. After peforming School's Out, his classic, Cooper thanked the crowd with a live snake writhing around his neck.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame , established in and located in Cleveland , Ohio, United States, is dedicated to recording the history of some of the best-known and most influential musicians, bands, producers, and others that have in some major way influenced the music industry, particularly in the area of rock and roll. In , " sidemen " was introduced as a category. The only category that has seen new inductees every single year is the performers category. Artists become eligible for induction in that category 25 years after the release of their first record. Ballots are then sent to "rock experts" who evaluate the candidates and vote on who should be inducted.
Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Dr. John Dead At 77
John, the New Orleans singer and piano player who blended black and white musical styles with a hoodoo-infused stage persona and gravelly bayou drawl, died Thursday, his family said. He was - Malcolm John Rebennack aka Dr. John is a boogie-woogie pianist who made his mark in the late s playing sessions with Joe Tex, Frankie Ford and Professor Longhair.
Rehearsing With Dr. John Duet doing "Such A Night" for his Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction.