Inside Rock

Does Cleveland Still Rock?

November 11, 2021 JabberGuys Season 2 Episode 15
Inside Rock
Does Cleveland Still Rock?
Show Notes

Does Cleveland Still Rock? (S2-E15)

The JabberGuys discuss the recent 2021 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions, and it isn’t without controversy.  Who’s in, who’s out, and is the Hall of Fame still Rock and Roll?

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Steve Miller’s rant in the press room (2016)

Should rap and hip-hop be included as one of the RRHoF’s genres?

2021 Inductees
Performers:
Tina Turner
Carole King
The Go-Go’s
JAY-Z
Foo Fighters (Kid performs Metallica with Foo Fighters)
Todd Rundgren 

Early Influencers:
Kraftwerk
Charley Patton
Gil Scott-Heron 

Musical Excellence:
LL Cool J
Billy Preston
Randy Rhoads 

Ahmet Ertegun Award:
Clarence Avant 

2021 Nominees who didn’t make the cut:
Mary J. Blige
Kate Bush
Devo
Iron Maiden
Chaka Khan
Fela Kuti
New York Dolls
Rage Against the Machine
Dionne Warwick 

Drew Barrymore introduces the Go Go’s mimicking the cover of “Beauty and the Beat

Todd Rundgren isn’t impressed with the RRHoF, and doesn’t show up to the induction ceremony.

Tina Turner expresses her gratitude for the induction from her home in Switzerland, her 2nd induction.

Carole King, at 81, performs at the 2021 induction ceremony

Kraftwerk, German pioneers of electronic music

Charley Patton, father of the ‘Delta Blues’

Gil Scott-Heron, spoken word performer

LL Cool J, talented performer in music, movies, TV (Birth name: James Todd Smith)

Billy Preston, the 5th Beatle (1946-2006)

Randy Rhoads, tragically died in plane accident in 1982

The JabberGuys can’t believe that some performers still aren’t in...
Styx
Pat Benetar
Warren Zevon
The Carpenters
Commodores
… Queex goes on with a long list of those who aren’t in, and never being nominated, listen to the episode. 

31 years without a nomination… “The Guess Who”
16 years without a nomination… “INXS” 

This week in Rock News (Nov 4th, 2021)
-       Rihanna to release limited edition vinyls of her 8-album discography
-       On this date, Nov 4th, 1966, Good Vibrations was released and went on to top the charts in numerous countries
-       New season of Sesame Street featuring Billie Eilish 

Remembering Gary Gnu Show and the News from The Great Space Coaster TV Show

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