The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame: You Wanted The Best?

Every year, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominating committee releases a list of the latest crop of musical acts who might be selected for the next year’s induction into it’s hallowed, (or hollowed?) hall. Among the artists up for consideration in the 2015 ceremony is Green Day, Chic, The Marvelettes, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bill Withers, Kraftwerk, Nine Inch Nails, NWA, The Smiths, The Spinners, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, ┬áLou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughn, War and Sting. As is often the case, within a microsecond of this announcement, and from just about every single one since the Hall’s inception in 1987, comes a litany of responses, largely of the disgusted variety. These responses typically come from those decrying that their cherished musical heroes have once again been screwed over by the committee and excluded and those that made the list suck far too much to be given the nod.

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