The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts five new members tonight. The honorees are:
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
The hall inducts its first hip-hop artist
Billboard interviews Flash
Flash of genius
The beginning of the rap era
Mad props to Grandmaster Flash
A profile of a “25-year rockin’ role”
Twenty-five years ago, R.E.M. put Athens, Ga. on the college rock map
For Michael Stipe, the feeling is mutual.
A tribute to the Ronettes
Ronnie Spector waited 19 years for this day
Phil Spector blasts the group’s induction.
The mad, vicious life of Phil and Ronnie Spector
Honoring Rock and roll’s Tom Paine
Patti’s take in NYT: “Ain’t it Strange?”
Patti discusses her induction with the Boston Herald.
The Rebel Grace of Patti Smith
David Lee Roth thinks the Hall snubbed him.
The Hall disputes Dave’s version of the story.
In the meantime, Right Celebrity is sharing videos from the honorees.