The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum

John Lennon

Inducted at: The 1994 Induction Ceremony
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Exhibit(s): The Beatles
Induction category: Performer
Presented by: Paul McCartney


Inductee: John Lennon (vocals, guitar; born October 9, 1940, died December 8, 1980) John Lennon didn’t invent rock and roll, nor did he embody it as toweringly as figures like Elvis Presley and Little Richard, but he did more than ...

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"Being inducted as a Beatle for John was to be expected. After all, the Liverpool band was bigger than... Buddha. But being inducted for his solo effort would have made John very happy, because it had a very special place in his heart."

- Yoko Ono accepts induction for John Lennon