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Thursday, May 19: 5 a.m.

Louder than Words

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By nature of their profession, rock and roll artists live their lives on the road. Throughout history, they have left their mark on cities and people around world ...

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Everything You Need to Know About 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Wednesday, January 27: 6:50 p.m.
Posted by Ivan Sheehan

2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Ticket Information

We heard your questions about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, compiled the most frequently asked ones, and created this Rock Hall FAQ just for you. Here we go:

Q: Who will be inducted in the Class of 2016 ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Event
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The Fabulous Friendship of David Bowie and Jane Scott

Wednesday, January 20: 5:44 p.m.
Posted by Anastasia Karel

autographed David Bowie photo with Cleveland Jane Scott Plain Dealer reporter

Pictured: Jane Scott with David Bowie in the late 70s during one of his Isolar tour stops. Did you see him perform on the Isolar or Isolar II tours?

I’m an archivist at the Rock Hall’s Library and ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Library and Archives, History of Rock and Roll, Exhibit
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From Apollo Theater to Hall of Fame with Smokey Robinson

Tuesday, November 3: 4:25 p.m.
Posted by Smokey Robinson

Smokey Robinson Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1987

In this interview, 1987 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Smokey Robinson reflects on first time at the Apollo Theater and being inducted to the Hall of Fame. Don't miss the Rock Hall's Music Masters tribute concert ...

Categories: Inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event, Inductee, American Music Masters, Exclusive Interviews
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Smokey, Leo, Motown and the Coolest Gig in Cleveland

Monday, November 2: 2:19 p.m.

 

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles live concert at Leo's Casino in Cleveland in 1965 newspaper review Motown

Ask any Clevelander who heard Smokey Robinson perform here early on in his career, and they’ll likely tell you about Leo’s Casino.

Leo’s Casino, designated a historic rock and roll landmark by the Rock and Roll Hall ...

Categories: American Music Masters, Hall of Fame, Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Event
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Backstage at the Beatles 1964 Concert in Cleveland

Monday, October 26: 12:45 p.m.
Posted by Ivan Sheehan

Photographer George Shuba The Beatles 1964 concert in Cleveland police

"It took an iconic radio station, WHK, and an anglophile disc jockey, Ron Britton, to bring what is arguably the most popular British rock group ever, the Beatles, to Cleveland, Ohio, the 'Home of Rock and Roll,'" says Lynn Jones ...

Categories: Inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, The Beatles, Inductee, Exclusive Interviews, Today in Rock
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Beatles Bandmates Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Share the Stage at Inductions

Monday, April 20: 3:55 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr live at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland on April 18, 2015

In among the most anticipated moments of the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Sir Paul McCartney – a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee – took to the stage to induct his friend and Beatle bandmate ...

Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event, The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Hall of Fame
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Green Day Delivers Punk Rock Blast of Dookie-era Hits

Sunday, April 19: 3:30 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

"Everything you guys do is punk rock in the sense that you’ve never gone the easy route, the obvious route, the safe route," said Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz inducting Green Day. "You’ve never repeated yourselves, you ...

Categories: Inductee, History of Punk, History of Rock and Roll, Event, Hall of Fame, Exhibit
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