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Rush, Public Enemy, Heart among new
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

Rolling Stone, by Andy Greene

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Posted By:FL_Absentee_Voter, 12/12/2012 1:31:22 PM

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has officially announced next year´s inductees: Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Randy Newman, Donna Summer and Albert King will all join the class of 2013, with Summer, who passed away this May, and King, who died in 1992, earning the honor posthumously. Lou Adler and Quincy Jones will both receive the Ahmet Ertegun Award for non-performers. "It´s a terrific honor and we´ll show up smiling," Rush´s singer and bassist, Geddy Lee, tells Rolling Stone. "It made my mom happy, so that´s worth it."

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Rush fans (even here at LDot) have been demanding this for years. Hope they´re happy, as this gimmick is so far beneath them - the Sex Pistols were right. And Public Enemy? How diverse, Jann.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hot coffee, 12/12/2012 1:41:03 PM     (No. 9061815)

I completely agree with OP´s comments.

So Rush is finally going to get inducted into the R&R HOF in 2013--well played Mayans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dipi, 12/12/2012 2:36:19 PM     (No. 9061941)

Eat your heart out, libs!!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jloophole, 12/12/2012 3:50:56 PM     (No. 9062056)

Um. We DO realize this is the band Rush, right, and not Rush Limbaugh? Maybe we need to say it. =)

Although I did chuckle when I saw Rush, Public Enemy. He would love that.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 12/12/2012 4:03:02 PM     (No. 9062078)

#3:
I think it needed to be said, so thanks.

Rush, really? Hall of Fame?

Who´s next, The Knack?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NYMom, 12/12/2012 4:13:25 PM     (No. 9062093)

Deep Purple and Procol Harum didn´t make it. Very disappointing.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rocco49, 12/12/2012 4:39:56 PM     (No. 9062135)

If Geddy Lee´s Mom is happy, then so am I !

"I dont believe in the stars or the planets, or angels watching from above...but I believe there´s a ghost of a chance to find someone to love, and make it last"....GHOST OF A CHANCE--Best RUSH song ever!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 12/12/2012 5:29:28 PM     (No. 9062209)

Randy Newman? Are they kidding? This is why the RRHOF is such a joke. It`s as useless as the Nobel Prize an a Grammy Award.

Randy Newman?? And still Grand Funk Railroad is not allowed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 12/12/2012 6:11:28 PM     (No. 9062270)

#7 - agreed! It´s like everyone getting a participation trophy for these awards and the HOF´s. How about inducting...ME. I´ve had to listen to a lot of worthless musicians to hit upon the good stuff in my 50+ years. I deserve to be recognized, also!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/12/2012 7:25:43 PM     (No. 9062344)

I agree with #6 about Rush.Ghost of a Chance is a great song. However, that fat broad from Heart can rot in hell for what she disparagingly said about my service in Vietnam, and I wont repeat her bull-oney about her boyfriend having to flee to Canada to avoid that "dirty war" because that would be giving credence to a stupid fat idiot!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: toddh, 12/13/2012 11:53:22 AM     (No. 9063510)

I have yet to hear a Randy Newman rock song. Silly little novelty songs, sure, but no rock. There´s nothing rock about him except his head. Justin Bieber is more of a rocker than Randy Newman.

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