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Too Tall to Feel Small: The Case for Eurythmics' Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Very few of their peers surpass Eurythmics in terms of artistic vision, musicianship, songwriting, and creative audacity. This is the history of the seminal new wave group

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In Defense of Rush Being in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Two Los Angeles Times music critics taking to the Internet to bash the Canadian trio highlights how low some may go.

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Our 5 Picks for the Rock Hall Class of 2013

Last week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the 15 contenders vying to be inducted as part of its Class of 2013. By adhering to the Hall's broad definition of rock 'n' roll and by trying to objectively apply its induction criteria, Sound Affects has narrowed down the choices to five artists it would vote for if it could.

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This Year's Rock Hall of Fame Ballot Aims to Right Some Wrongs

The newly-announced ballot for the next class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees not only seeks to rectify long-standing slights but lets the public have a say for once. Here's hoping it doesn't go all pear-shaped.

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In Defense of Axl Rose Skipping the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Fans chanted obscenities and writers murdered him in print, but the contentious lead singer's actions may have been the most responsible thing he's ever done.

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10 Reasons Why Donna Summer Belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Icon, music innovator, and trailblazing artist: Donna Summer epitomizes what rock and roll is all about, and that's why she belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Why the Cure Deserves to Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and the Beastie Boys were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame just last week--but not fellow ballot finalist the Cure. Here's why goth's flagship group deserved to join them.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame or Shame?

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?


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