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Rock Hall of Fame Nominees- Class of 2023

It’s that list we love to hate! The fan vote is

open! (You get 5 votes) Here are the 2023 Nominees-


Kate Bush                     Willie Nelson

Sheryl Crow                 Rage against the Machine
Missy Elliott                 Soundgarden 

Iron Maiden                  Spinners

Joy Division/New Order   Tribe called Quest

Cyndi Lauper               White Stripes

George Michael            Warren Zevon


Cyndi Lauper has a huge lead at #1 as of this

morning. Who gets your vote? 🎼💜

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2023 Fan vote standings as of today-

1. George Michael

2. Cyndi Lauper

3. Warren Zevon

4. Iron Maiden

5. Soundgarden

Voting is open until April 28th 🎼💜

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Did some research and found multiple

long time snubs to the Rock HOF. Hopefully

the list is accurate. These are my personal

snubs that I think should be in there. Do

you have any to add?


Bad Company

Barry White 

Billy Idol

Blue Oyster Cult

Johnny Burnette& The rock’ n roll Trio




Diana Ross

Dick Dale


Gram Parsons

Guess Who

Harry Nilsson



Jethro Tull

Kool&the Gang

Thin Lizzy

Mariah Carey


Mary Wells


Motley Crue

Ozzy Osbourne

Pet Shop Boys

Pointer Sisters

Procol Harum

Rufus with Chaka Khan


Three dog night

Tommy James& the Shondells


Weird Al Yankovic




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Also America should be in and they also

were not on the list

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Also Boston and Styx should be there.


“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Those two also not on the list I looked at!

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@BeatleloverKT  - Agree with your list, especially some of my favorite snubs BOC, Steppenwolf, The Guess Who, Three Dog Night. 


I would add Scorpions to this list as long overdue. They are known as “the ambassadors of rock” for good reason. They have been a touring band since their first album in 1972, and a world touring band for well over 40 years. They have traveled to over 80 countries (the band lost count), more than any other rock band ever, and still sell out concerts all over the world being one of the greatest live bands of all time. They have no less than three generations of fans, and have sold 75 to 100 million records worldwide.


Their core members, founder/composer/guitarist Rudolf Schenker, singer/lyricist/composer Klaus Meine, and lead guitarist/composer Matthias Jabs, have been together for about 45 years now. 


They are presently in the third “retirement” tour. The first one began in 2010 for the Sting In The Tail tour ending Dec 2012. But the timing just wasn’t right, and realized they just weren’t ready. 


They officially turned 50 in 2015, so they started their 50th anniversary “farewell” tour, but were still going strong in 2020 when Covid came along.  


In 2022, they released their 19th studio album, Rock Believer and started their third “farewell” world tour. They probably won’t stop until they drop! 


I rest my case! 🦂🤘💛😎




“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Yes I agree with you. The Scorpions were

not on the list I researched. Lots of snubs!

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They have been eligible since 97 or 98, and have yet to be nominated. Only recently have some of the hard rock / heavy metal bands been voted in. The band has been asked about it, and they would be thrilled to get the recognition, but they also realize it may not happen due to the politics of the RnRHOF and the way that it’s run. That’s why so many people are turned off by it. Just look at your list, and that’s why.


The Scorps aren’t without honors. In 2009, they received the Echo Music Award (Germany’s “Grammy”) for Lifetime Achievement.  In 2010, they received the World Music Rock Legends Award in Monte Carlo. In 2010, they were also inducted into the Hollywood Rock Wall of Fame. They have other Echo and World Music Awards, along with a lot of Gold and Platinum records on the wall.



“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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Totally agree with you! Scorps are so

deserving of the Rock Hall. Not sure 

why Politics are involved, and I think

they are. Lots of long time snubs. It’s 

been 30 years since Jethro Tull has

been eligible. I mean really? 


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Votes from me:


Willie Nelson (red-headed stranger)

Soundgarden (absolutely what the band name describes)

Cyndi Lauper (the sweetest voice of their generation)

Rage Against The Machine (enough said)

Warren Zevon (wait, not already there????? )


Great topic; thanks for it!



Phil Harris, actor and showman, to John Fogerty of CCR: “If I’d known I’d live this long, I’d have taken better care of myself.”
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1.Sheryl Crow

2. Iron Maiden

3.Warren Zevon

4. George Michael

5. Spinners


Still no Tull!!!

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  1. Iron Maiden
  2. Spinners
  3. Warren Zevon
  4. Cyndi Lauper
  5. George Michael

About time for Iron Maiden!! 


“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
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  1. Iron Maiden   
  2. Cyndi Lauper  
  3. Soundgarden 
  4. Spinners
  5. Warren Zevon
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My choices are:

Iron Maiden

Cyndi Lauper

George Michael


Warren Zevon


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