Saturday, January 05, 2019

My Top 25 Rock Hall Snubs (Updated 2020)

Below is a list of my personal Top 25 Rock Hall snubs as of the 2020 Inductees announcement. I was only able to eliminate one name from last year's list, Whitney Houston. If you don't see your favorite artists listed, then they are probably included on my never-ending  Rock Hall Wish List

This list includes post-1955 era acts.  See below for artists who made their impact in the pre-Rock era ('54 and earlier).

1.  Spinners
2.  Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
3.  Gram Parsons
4.  Tina Turner
5.  Carole King
6.  Willie Nelson
7.  Kool & The Gang
8.  Kraftwerk
9.  Smiths
10. Dionne Warwick
11. Patsy Cline
12. LL Cool J
13. Meters/Neville Brothers
14. Monkees
15. Joe Tex
16. Commodores
17. Marvelettes
18. War
19. Neil Sedaka
20. Warren Zevon
21. Dick Dale
22. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes/Teddy Pendergrass
23. Eurythmics
24. Joe Cocker
25. Go-Go's

On the Bubble: Bad Company/Free, Big Star, Dolly Parton, Mott the Hoople, Pat Benatar, Raspberries, Todd Rundgren, Link Wray

Early Influence Era (Pre-1954)
Big Mama Thornton
Billy Ward & The Dominoes
Carter Family
Charley Patton
Chuck Willis
Ivory Joe Hunter
Johnny Burnette & the Roll 'n' Roll Trio
Percy Mayfield
Roy Brown
Sonny Boy Williamson II (Rice Miller)
Wynonie Harris

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