Donna-SummerThe hilarious and increasingly silly Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is getting to that point where most of the superbig names are in and they have to start considering other genres to keep our attention. That said, I'm fine with that. If they want to keep the incredibly awful Kiss out of the Hall, then so be it. But keeping King Crimson, Tim Buckley, Moby Grape, Cheap Trick, the Cure and the Smiths out of the place, just for starters, is reason enough to get your crayons out and start writing to the powers that be and let them know they don't play fair!
Anyhow, I'd let everybody in. Even Kiss. I bought their first thirteen albums or so, when I was 9, so I have some interest in seeing them validated. Yet, what do I really care?
But for our purposes, let's profile the 15 nominees for this year's potential induction. I've listed them in alphabetical order, since I have no idea how this will turn out. I'm doing this, it should be noted, while listening to Robbie Basho's Bashovia and Bonn 1st Supreme albums on Spotify! Because it is 2012, after all.Read More »from The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees — Exposed!