20 BANDS WHO SHOULD BE IN THE HALL

Here is a list that is sure to enrage every classic rock fan listening to the sound of my voice. Rolling Stone magazine, whose publisher, Jann Wenner, is co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has put together a list that they are calling the “20 Classic Artists Still Not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.”

If you are driving, you may want to pull over so you don’t hit anyone or anything as you no doubt will not agree with the majority of their choices. Here we go, in the order of the years since they were first eligible:

Joan Baez – 1985
The Shangri-Las – 1990
Harry Nilsson – 1991
Dolly Parton – 1992
Deep Purple – 1993
Yes – 1994
Warren Zevon – 1994
Kraftwerk – 1995
LL Cool J – 2000
Joan Jett – 2001
Kate Bush – 2003
The Cure – 2003
Iron Maiden – 2005
Depeche Mode – 2006
Slayer – 2008
Afrika Bambaataa – 2008
Bon Jovi – 2009
The Smiths – 2009
Whitney Houston – 2010
N.W.A. – 2013

Hey Rolling Stone, how about these 20 artists:

The Moody Blues
Chicago
Steve Miller
CSNY
Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Bad Company
Journey
The Cars
Def Leppard
Cheap Trick
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Jethro Tull
Joe Cocker
Foreigner
Pat Benatar
The Doobie Brothers
Jimmy Buffett
Boston
Dire Straits
Grand Funk