Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Awesome Albums would like to congratulate all the following artists for entering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!

For more information, visit http://www.rockhall.com

This is a complete list of every inductee throughout the years.  There are various categories for inductees in the hall of fame.  I have put their category in parenthesis.  If there is nothing next to the respective artist’s name, then their respective category is “performer”.

NEW FOR 2017

Joan Baez     Electric Light Orchestra     Journey     Pearl Jam     Tupac Shakur     Yes     Nile Rogers (Award for Musical Excellence)

INDUCTEES

THROUGHOUT

THE

YEARS

1986

  • Chuck Berry
  • James Brown
  • Ray Charles
  • Sam Cooke
  • Fats Domino
  • The Everly Brothers
  • Buddy Holly
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Little Richard
  • Elvis Presley
  • Jimmie Rodgers (early influence)
  • Jimmy Yancey (early influence)
  • Robert Johnson (early influence)
  • Alan Freed (non-performer)
  • Sam Phillips (non-performer)
  • John Hammond (Lifetime Achievement Award)

1987

  • The Coasters
  • Eddie Cochran
  • Bo Diddley
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Bill Haley
  • B.B. King
  • Clyde McPhatter
  • Ricky Nelson
  • Roy Orbison
  • Carl Perkins
  • Smokey Robinson
  • Big Joe turner
  • Muddy Waters
  • Jackie Wilson
  • Louis Jordan (early influence)
  • T-Bone Walker (early influence)
  • Hank Williams (early influence)
  • Leonard Chess (non-performer)
  • Ahmet Ertegun (non-performer)
  • Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (non-performer)
  • Jerry Wexler (non-performer)

1988

  • The Beach Boys
  • The Beatles
  • The Drifters
  • Bob Dylan
  • The Supremes
  • Woody Guthrie (early influence)
  • Lead Belly (early influence)
  • Les Paul (early influence)
  • Berry Gordy, Jr. (non-performer)

1989

  • Dion
  • Otis Redding
  • The Rolling Stones
  • The Temptations
  • Stevie Wonder
  • The Ink Spots (early influence)
  • Bessie Smith (early influence)
  • The Soul Stirrers (early influence)
  • Phil Spector (non-performer)

1990

  • Hank Ballard
  • Charlie Christian
  • Bobby Darin
  • The Four Seasons
  • Four Tops
  • The Kinks
  • The Platters
  • Simon & Garfunkel
  • The Who
  • Louis Armstrong (early influence)
  • Ma Rainey (early influence)
  • Gerry Goffin and Carole King (non-performer)
  • Holland-Dozier-Holland (non-performer)

 1991

 

  • Lavern Baker
  • The Byrds
  • John Lee Hooker
  • The Impressions
  • Wilson Pickett
  • Jimmy Reed
  • Ike & Tina Turner
  • Howlin’ Wolf (early influence)
  • Dave Bartholomew (non-performer)
  • Ralph Bass (non-performer)
  • Nesuhi Ertegun (Lifetime Achievement Award)

 

1992

  • Bobby “Blue” Bland
  • Booker T. & The M.G.’s
  • Johnny Cash
  • The Isley Brothers
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Sam & Dave
  • The Yardbirds
  • Elmore James (early influence)
  • Professor Longhair (early influence)
  • Leo Fender (non-performer)
  • Bill Graham (non-performer)
  • Doc Pomus (non-performer)

1993

  • Ruth Brown
  • Cream
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • The Doors
  • Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers
  • Etta James
  • Van Morrison
  • Sly and the Family Stone
  • Dinah Washington (early influence)
  • Dick Clark (non-performer)
  • Mit Gabler (non-performer)

1994

  • The Animals
  • The Band
  • Duane Eddy
  • Grateful Dead
  • Elton John
  • John Lennon
  • Bob Marley
  • Rod Stewart
  • Willie Dixon (early influence)
  • Johnny Otis (non-performer)

1995

  • The Allman Brothers Band
  • Al Green
  • Janis Joplin
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Martha and the Vandellas
  • Neil Young
  • Frank Zappa
  • The Orioles (early influence)
  • Paul Ackerman (non-performer)

 

 1996

  • David Bowie
  • Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • Jefferson Airplane
  • Little Willie John
  • Pink Floyd
  • The Shirelles
  • The Velvet Underground
  • Pete Seeger (early influence)
  • Tom Donahue (non-performer)

1997

  • Bee Gees
  • Buffalo Springfield
  • Crosby, Stills, & Nash
  • The Jackson 5
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Parlaiment-Funkadelic
  • The (Young) Rascals
  • Mahalia Jackson (early influence)
  • Bill Monroe (early influence)
  • Syd Nathan (non-performer)

1998

  • Eagles
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • The Mamas & the Papas
  • Lloyd Price
  • Santana
  • Gene Vincent
  • Jelly Roll Morton (early influence)
  • Allen Toussaint (non-performer)

 

1999

  • Billy Joel
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Paul McCartney
  • Del Shannon
  • Dusty Springfield
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • The Staple Singers
  • Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys (early influences)
  • Charles Brown (early influences)
  • George Martin (non-performer)

2000

  • Eric Clapton
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful
  • The Moonglows
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • James Taylor
  • Nat King Cole (early influence)
  • Billie Holiday (early influence)
  • Clive Davis (non-performer)
  • Hal Baine (Sidemen-drummer)
  • King Curtis (sidemen-saxophone)
  • James Jamerson (sidemen-bass guitar)
  • Scotty Moore (sidemen-guitar)
  • Earl Palmer (sidemen-drummer)

 2001

  • Aerosmith
  • Solomon Burke
  • The Flamingos
  • Michael Jackson
  • Queen
  • Paul Simon
  • Steely Dan
  • Ritchie Valens
  • Chris Blackwell (non-performer)
  • James Burton (sidemen-guitar)
  • Johnnie Johnson (sidemen-piano)

2002

  • Isaac Hayes
  • Brendan Lee
  • Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • Gene Pitney
  • Ramones
  • Talking Heads
  • Jim Stewart (non-performer)
  • Chet Atkins (sidemen-guitar)

2003

  • AC/DC
  • The Clash
  • Elvis Costello & the Attractions
  • The Police
  • The Righteous Brothers
  • Mo Ostin (non-performer)
  • Benny Benjamin (sidemen-drums)
  • Floyd Cramer (sidemen-piano)
  • Steve Douglas (sidemen-saxophone)

 

2004

  • Jackson Browne
  • The Dells
  • George Harrison
  • Prince
  • Bob Seger
  • Traffic
  • ZZ Top
  • Jann Wenner (Lifetime Achievement Award)

2005

  • Buddy Guy
  • The O’Jays
  • Pretenders
  • Percy Sledge
  • U2
  • Frank Barsalona (Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • Seymour Stein (Lifetime Achievement Award)

 

 2006

  • Black Sabbath
  • Blondie
  • Miles Davis
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Sex Pistols
  • Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss (Lifetime Achievement Award)

2007

  • Grandmaster Flash and The Furious Five
  • R.E.M.
  • The Ronettes
  • Patti Smith
  • Van Halen

2008

  • The Dave Clark Five
  • Leonard Cohen
  • Madonna
  • John Mellencamp
  • The Ventures
  • Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff (non-performer)
  • Little Walker (sidemen-harmonica)

2009

  • Jeff Beck
  • Little Anthony and the Imperials
  • Metallica
  • Run-D.M.C.
  • Bobby Womack
  • Wanda Jackson (early influence)
  • Bill Black (sidemen-bass guitar)
  • D.J. Fontana (sidemen-drums)
  • Spooner Oldham (sidemen-keyboard)

 

2010

  • ABBA
  • Genesis
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • The Hollies
  • The Stooges
  • David Geffen (non-performer)
  • Otis Blackwell (non-performer)
  • Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwood (non-performer)
  • Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil (non-performer)

2011

  • Alice Cooper
  • Neil Diamond
  • Dr. John
  • Darlene Love
  • Tom Waits
  • Jack Holzman (non-performer)
  • Art Rupe (non-performer)
  • Leon Russell (Award for Musical Excellence)

 

2012

  • Beastie Boys
  • The Blue Caps
  • The Comets
  • The Crickets
  • Donovan
  • The Famous Flames
  • Guns N’ Roses
  • The Midnighters
  • The Miracles
  • Laura Nyro
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Small Faces/Faces
  • Freddie King (early influence)
  • Don Kirshner (non-performer)
  • Cosimo Matassa (Award for Musical Excellence)
  • Tom Dowd (Award for Musical Excellence)
  • Glyn Johns (Award for Musical Excellence)

2013

  • Heart
  • Albert King
  • Randy Newman
  • Public Enemy
  • Rush
  • Donna Summer
  • Lou Adler (non-performer)
  • Quincy Jones (non-performer)

2014

  • Peter Gabriel
  • Hall & Oates
  • Kiss
  • Nirvana
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • Cat Stevens
  • Brian Epstein (non-performer)
  • Andrew Loog Oldham (Lifetime Achievement Award)
  • E Street Band (Award for Musical Excellence)

2015

  • The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
  • Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
  • Lou Reed
  • Green Day
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble
  • Bill Withers
  • The “5” Royales (early influence)
  • Ringo Starr (Award for Musical Excellence)

2016

  • Cheap Trick
  • Chicago
  • Deep Purple
  • N.W.A.
  • Steve Miller
  • Bert Berns (non-performer)

 

 ARTISTS

INDUCTED

MULITPLE

TIMES

Jeff Beck

  • The Yardbirds-1992
  • Solo Career-2009

Johnny Carter

  • The Flamingos-2001
  • The Dells-2004

Eric Clapton

  • The Yardbirds-1992
  • Cream-1993
  • Solo Career-2000

David Crosby

  • The Byrds-1991
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash-1997

Peter Gabriel

  • Genesis-2010
  • Solo Career-2014

George Harrison

  • The Beatles-1988
  • Solo Career-2004

Michael Jackson

  • The Jackson Five-1997
  • Solo Career-2001

John Lennon

  • The Beatles-1988
  • Solo Career-1994

Curtis Mayfield

  • The Impressions-1991
  • Solo Career-1999

Paul McCartney

  • The Beatles-1988
  • Solo Career-1999

Clyde McPhatter

  • Solo Career-1987
  • The Drifters-1988

Graham Nash

  • Crosby, Stills & Nash-1997
  • The Hollies-2010

Jimmy Page

  • The Yardbirds-1992
  • Led Zeppelin-1995

Paul Simon

  • Simon and Garfunkel-1990
  • Solo Career-2001

Ringo Starr

  • The Beatles-1988
  • Award for Musical Excellence, Solo Career-2015

Rod Stewart

  • Solo Career-1994
  • Faces-2012

Stephen Stills

  • Buffalo Springfield-1997
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash-1997

Sammy Strain

  • The O’Jays-2005
  • Little Anthony & the Imperials-2009

Ronnie Wood

  • The Rolling Stones-1989
  • Faces-2012

Neil Young

  • Solo Career-1995
  • Buffalo Springfield-1997