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Tonight’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductions

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Jimmy Cliff

Jimmy Cliff performing a the Palace Theatre in Albany, October 3, 1989. Photo by Martin Benjamin.

The 25th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place tonight at NYC’s Waldorf Astoria. Yeah, I know – our invitations must have gotten lost in the mail, too. But you can watch the whole affair live on the Fuse cable channel beginning at 8:30pm.

Here’s this year’s roster of inductees:

  • ABBA will be inducted by the BeeGees’ Barry and Robin Gibb
  • Genesis will be inducted by Phish’s Trey Anastasio
  • Jimmy Cliff will be inducted by Wyclef Jean
  • The Hollies will be inducted by Steve Van Zandt
  • The Stooges will be inducted by Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong
  • David Geffen will be inducted by Jackson Browne
  • Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry, Jesse Stone, Mort Shuman and Otis Blackwell will be inducted by Carole King

And among the musicians scheduled to perform at tonight’s induction ceremony are Adam Levine and Jesse Carmichael (of Maroon 5), Faith Hill, Chris Isaak, Ronnie Spector, Eric Burdon, Peter Wolf, Train’s Pat Monahan and Fefe Dobson.

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