Saturday, January 05, 2019

My Top 25 Rock Hall Snubs (Updated 2019)

Below is a list of my personal Top 25 Rock Hall snubs as of the 2019 Inductees announcement. I was only able to eliminate 2 names from last year's list, Janet Jackson and Roxy Music. 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.  Gram Parsons
3.  Smiths
4.  Meters/Neville Brothers
5.  Joe Cocker
6.  Willie Nelson
7.  Kool & The Gang
8.  Kraftwerk
9   Commodores
10. Rufus w/Chaka Khan
11. Monkees
12. LL Cool J
13. War
14. Patsy Cline
15. Joe Tex
16. Whitney Houston
17. Raspberries
18. Barry White
19. Warren Zevon
20. Mott the Hoople
21. Neil Sedaka
22. Marvelettes
23. Dick Dale
24. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes/Teddy Pendergrass
25. Eurythmics

On the Bubble:  A Tribe Called Quest, Bad Company/Free, Big Star, Dionne Warwick, Go-Go's, Pat Benatar, 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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