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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013

Breadth, luck, friendship and sisterhood from the 2013 inductees

April 16, 2013

By Mark Brown, Sean Nelson, Ken Barnes, Sam Sutherland and Alan Light
Special to MSN Music

Also: View the Hall of Fame Inductees Gallery 

RUSH
The Canadian prog rock trio’s induction finds them at a critical and commercial peak



HEART
Ann and Nancy Wilson's journey from Northwestern bar band to rock icons



RANDY NEWMAN
The iconoclastic singer, songwriter and composer on the state of the art, winning awards and getting the Led out



PUBLIC ENEMY
Chuck D looks back on the tumultuous history of Public Enemy as the group joins the Rock Hall



DONNA SUMMER
A background singer turned pop diva, the ‘Queen of Disco’ proved a true pop pioneer



ALBERT KING
One of the blues' Three Kings, the towering guitarist influenced rockers with soul-infused classics



LOU ADLER
A legendary L.A. record man mined hits for Sam Cooke, Carole King, Cheech & Chong and countless others



QUINCY JONES
From Count Basie to Michael Jackson and beyond, a legendary producer’s legacy spans R&B, jazz, rock and pop



Also: View the Hall of Fame Snubs Gallery

The 27th annual ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 18, 2012, at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

126Comments
Apr 20, 2013 10:16AM
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Why not put country music in there to? I mean if you consider RAP Rock and Roll hell man why not country? Jazz Blues ect ect RAP is not rock and roll !!
Apr 20, 2013 10:09AM
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My post was some how deleted and I wasn't even mean in it ,,, so here I have a new one ... 
ya can't get the word crap without the word rap in it .... Now you have a good reason to delete it ok?
Apr 19, 2013 5:12PM
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Deep Purple/Uriah Heep...Deep Heep/Uruiah Purple will always rule!
Apr 19, 2013 1:20PM
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Once again they have forgotten Thin Lizzy! Philo and the boys deserve it.

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