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Is 2013 Disco’s Year? Donna Summer, Chic On Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Ballot

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 2013 ballot is out, and disco icons Donna Summer and Chic are both up for induction this year. Of course, “rock” fans have a complicated history with disco, although Chic’s Nile Rodgers has produced albums for rock icons including Mick Jagger, David Bowie and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Bruce Springsteen, meanwhile, thought enough of Donna Summer to write “Protection” for her.

10/04/2012

2011 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Profile: Dr. John

Malcom John “Mac” Rebennack Jr., better known as [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Dr. John[/lastfm], has been recording music since 1957 in celebration of his hometown of New Orleans and passion for music. His combination of jazz, blues, and […]

03/11/2011

Elton John, Paul Simon and Neil Young Presenting at 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

This year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees boasts an iconic list of artists that will be honored at the ceremony including Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Dr. John and Darlene Love. To […]

02/10/2011

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