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Rock Hall 2016 Inductees: Snap Judgement

Congrats to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for not taking their name literally and inducting innovators like Joan Baez and 2Pac. Congrats to Pearl Jam.  Excluding Radiohead, whom I don’t think is a traditional rock band, this may be the last guitar-based band from the 90s invited to the Hall.  You think Weezer might […]

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Rock Hall Gems from the Class of 2016

  Five bands will officially enter the Rock Hall on April 8.  At the ceremony they’ll play their classics that everyone knows and loves.  I present to you, five lesser known songs from these inductees that prove there is more to these artists than just the hits. Cheap Trick I’m not sure why “Tonight It’s […]

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Innovators/Imitators The 2016 Rock Hall Nominees

Welcome to the 4th annual Innovators/Imitators Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination post. This method is based on My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus”. The line goes “We Are The Innovators, They Are The Imitators”. Give the song a listen to start you day off right. With that in mind, I will list all the […]

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Innovators/Imitators The 2015 Rock Hall Nominees

Welcome to the 4th edition of Innovators/Imitators in which I try to separate the wheat from the chaff and determine whom I think should be inducted into the Rock Hall in December. The Innovators/Imitators idea came from My Morning Jackets’s “Wordless Chorus” so let’s kick this off with the theme song. The Paul Butterfield Blues […]

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It’s a Man’s Man’s Man’s World

Apparently James Brown is still right when it comes to music.  As the Los Angeles Times  pointed out 80% of the artists that performed at Coachella were males.   The men might have the numbers but it’s the woman that are currently dominating. It seems that the most talked about music this past weekend were the […]

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Rock Hall Nominees 2014

The Rock Hall has announced their Nominees for the Class of 2014.  They are many repeat nominees so we shall see if the second..or third…or fourth time is the charm. Using My Morning Jacket’s “Wordless Chorus” lyrics of “We Are The Innovators, They are The Imitators”, I will let you know who I think should […]

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Rock Hall Class of 2013

Donna Summer, Public Enemy and Rush are among the artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  “Who are those other two said fans of any one of those?” so jokes Seth Meyer on last week’s Saturday Night Live Weekend Update and he’s kind of right. Much like the music scene today, the […]

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