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Rock and Roll HOF: who deserves to be in it ??

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Rock and Roll HOF: who deserves to be in it ??

Postby oldnewwaver » Mon May 07, 2018 9:19 am

Reviewing the RnR HOF list of inductees, there are very few NW bands or performers

here are some glaring omissions of some early influential artists

Kraftwerk
Devo
Squeeze
Joe Jackson
Roxy Music
Sparks
Joy Division
X
Bauhaus
Malcom McClarem (as a manager, etc) since they will do this types of inductions

bands that will probably inducted (sooner or later)

Depeche Mode
Duran Duran
The Cure
The Smiths
Simple Minds
The Psychedlic Furs
OMD
Echo and the Bunnymen
Spandau Ballet
Ultravox
The Go-Gos
The Bangles
INXS


any thoughts ???
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Re: Rock and Roll HOF: who deserves to be in it ??

Postby bpdp3 » Wed May 09, 2018 6:20 pm

Seems kind of odd to me to think of the new wave groups lumped in with the usual Hall of fame suspects. At this point they would probably appreciate the recognition.... but back then? Doubtful they'd want to be enshrined next to the "gods of rock". Better to make the cover of Smash Hits magazine!
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Re: Rock and Roll HOF: who deserves to be in it ??

Postby Thefxc2 » Fri May 11, 2018 3:28 pm

I'm happy if the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame completely ignores new wave.
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Re: Rock and Roll HOF: who deserves to be in it ??

Postby Passing_Stranger » Sat May 12, 2018 1:02 pm

Why would anyone be interested in such things? It's a completely corporate invention of a worst showbiz kind, no merit whatsoever and no real meaning behind it. By the way it only underlines the fact that rock'n'roll is a museum piece now (and has been since HOF's creation). Would we want New Wave to be a museum piece too? Hope not.
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