Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Inductees

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors musicians and music-industry figures who have contributed to the energy and evolution of rock music. To be eligible for inclusion, musicians and bands must have released a record at least 25 years prior to the year of induction.

1986

Performers Chuck Berry
James Brown
Ray Charles
Sam Cooke
Fats Domino
The Everly Brothers
Buddy Holly
Jerry Lee Lewis
Elvis Presley
Little Richard
Nonperformers Alan Freed
Sam Phillips
Early Influences Robert Johnson
Jimmie Rodgers
Jimmy Yancey
Lifetime Achievement John Hammond

1987

Performers The Coasters
Eddie Cochran
Bo Diddley
Aretha Franklin
Marvin Gaye
Bill Haley
B. B. King
Clyde McPhatter
Ricky Nelson
Roy Orbison
Carl Perkins
Smokey Robinson
Joe Turner
Muddy Waters
Jackie Wilson
Nonperformers Leonard Chess
Ahmet Ertegun
Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Jerry Wexler
Early Influences Louis Jordan
T-Bone Walker
Hank Williams

1988

Performers The Beach Boys
The Beatles
The Drifters
Bob Dylan
The Supremes
Nonperformer Berry Gordy, Jr.
Early Influences Woody Guthrie
Leadbelly
Les Paul

1989

Performers Dion
Otis Redding
The Rolling Stones
The Temptations
Stevie Wonder
Nonperformer Phil Spector
Early Influences The Ink Spots
Bessie Smith
The Soul Stirrers

1990

Performers Hank Ballard
Bobby Darin
The Four Seasons
The Four Tops
The Kinks
The Platters
Simon and Garfunkel
The Who
Nonperformers Gerry Goffin and Carole King
Brian Holland, Eddie Holland, and Lamont Dozier
Early Influences Louis Armstrong
Charlie Christian
Ma Rainey

1991

Performers LaVern Baker
The Byrds
John Lee Hooker
The Impressions
Wilson Pickett
Jimmy Reed
Ike and Tina Turner
Nonperformers Dave Bartholomew
Ralph Bass
Early Influence Howlin' Wolf
Lifetime Achievement Nesuhi Ertegun

1992

Performers Bobby “Blue” Bland
Booker T. and the MG's
Johnny Cash
Jimi Hendrix Experience
Isley Brothers
Sam and Dave
The Yardbirds
Nonperformers Leo Fender
Bill Graham
Doc Pomus
Early Influences Elmore James
Professor Longhair

1993

Performers Ruth Brown
Cream
Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Doors
Etta James
Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Van Morrison
Sly and the Family Stone
Nonperformers Dick Clark
Milt Gabler
Early Influence Dinah Washington

1994

Performers The Animals
The Band
Duane Eddy
The Grateful Dead
Elton John
John Lennon
Bob Marley
Rod Stewart
Nonperformer Johnny Otis
Early Influence Willie Dixon

1995

Performers The Allman Brothers Band
Al Green
Janis Joplin
Led Zeppelin
Martha and the Vandellas
Neil Young
Frank Zappa
Nonperformer Paul Ackerman
Early Influence The Orioles

1996

Performers David Bowie
Jefferson Airplane
Little Willie John
Gladys Knight and the Pips
Pink Floyd
The Shirelles
The Velvet Underground
Nonperformer Tom Donahue
Early Influence Pete Seeger

1997

Performers The Bee Gees
Buffalo Springfield
Crosby, Stills and Nash
The Jackson Five
Joni Mitchell
Parliament-Funkadelic
The (Young) Rascals
Nonperformer Syd Nathan
Early Influences Mahalia Jackson
Bill Monroe

1998

Performers The Eagles
Fleetwood Mac
Mamas and Papas
Lloyd Price
Santana
Gene Vincent
Nonperformer Allen Toussaint
Early Influence “Jelly Roll” Morton

1999

Performers Billy Joel
Curtis Mayfield
Paul McCartney
Del Shannon
Dusty Springfield
Bruce Springsteen
The Staple Singers
Nonperformer George Martin
Early Influences Charles Brown
Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys

2000

Performers Eric Clapton
Earth, Wind, and Fire
Lovin' Spoonful
The Moonglows
Bonnie Raitt
James Taylor
Nonperformer Clive Davis
Early Influences Nat King Cole
Billie Holiday
Side-Men Hal Blaine
King Curtis
James Jamerson
Scotty Moore
Earl Palmer

2001

Performers Aerosmith
Solomon Burke
The Flamingos
Michael Jackson
Queen
Paul Simon
Steely Dan
Ritchie Valens
Nonperformer Chris Blackwell
Side-Men James Burton
Johnnie Johnson

2002

Performers Isaac Hayes
Brenda Lee
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Gene Pitney
Ramones
Talking Heads
Nonperformer Jim Stewart
Side-Men Chet Atkins

2003

Performers AC/DC
The Clash
Elvis Costello and the Attractions
The Police
The Righteous Brothers
Nonperformer Mo Ostin
Side-Men Benny Benjamin
Floyd Cramer
Steve Douglas

2004

Performers Jackson Browne
The Dells
George Harrison
Prince
Bob Seger
Traffic
ZZ Top
Nonperformer Jann S. Wenner

2005

Performers Buddy Guy
The O'Jays
The Pretenders
Percy Sledge
U2
Nonperformers Frank Barsalona
Seymour Stein

2006

Performers Black Sabbath
Blondie
Miles Davis
Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Sex Pistols
Nonperformers Herb Alpert
Jerry Moss

2007

Performers Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
R.E.M.
The Ronettes
Patti Smith
Van Halen

2008

Performers John Mellencamp
Leonard Cohen
Madonna
The Dave Clark Five
The Ventures
Sidemen Little Walter
Nonperformers Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff

2009

Performers Jeff Beck
Little Anthony & the Imperials
Metallica
Run-D.M.C.
Bobby Womack
Sidemen Bill Black
DJ Fontana
Spooner Oldham
Early Influences Wanda Jackson

2010

Performers ABBA
Jimmy Cliff
Genesis
The Hollies
The Stooges
Non-Performer Otis Blackwell
David Geffen
Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry
Mort Shuman
Jesse Stone

2011

Performers Alice Cooper
Neil Diamond
Dr. John
Darlene Love
Tom Waits
Sidemen Leon Russell
Non-Performer Jac Holzman
Art Rupe

2012

Performers Beastie Boys
Donovan
Guns N'Roses
Laura Nyro
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Small Faces / The Faces
Sidemen Tom Dowd
Glyn Johns
Don Kirshner
Cosimo Matassa
Early Influences Freddie King

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