Dave Grohl and the guys took a step back for this performance, letting the two women do their thing while they played back-up.
HBO will allow cable providers to broadcast the live event to nonsubscribers free of charge.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony used to be a drunken, freewheeling event that would stretch to all hours of the night, today it is an arena rock spectacle stunning moments that won’t soon be forgotten.
“They spoke the truth, and people listened,” presenter Michael Stipe said. “This was not just pop music.”
“Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” isn’t the same without Tom Petty, though.
She’s jammed with the Foo Fighters, and produced Pat Smear’s ex-band, so it makes sense.
Celebrating The Beatles on Ed Sullivan 50 Years Later, With a Little Help From Reunited Eurythmics, Perry, Grohl & Wonder
The Eurythmics also reunited; Stevie Wonder, Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl were among other performers.
It will be the first-ever Grammy telecast performance for Nine Inch Nails and QOTSA.
Paul McCartney, Elton John and Prince were among those to add to their lengthy list of greatest hits in 2013.
The induction ceremony will take place at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on April 10 and will be open to the public. An on-sale date has yet to be announced.