SiriusXM highlights the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2018

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This April 14th will see the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induct six legendary artists into its hallowed halls. We wanted to give you a quick primer as to this year’s inductees. Some names are instantly familiar, others perhaps a little more obscure.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Bon Jovi

 

WHO: Bon Jovi
FROM: Sayreville, New Jersey
MEMBERS BEING INDUCTED: Jon Bon Jovi (vocals/gtr), Richie Sambora (gtr/background vocals), David Bryan (keyboards/background vocals), Tico Torres (drums), Alec John Such (bass), Hugh McDonald (bass)
DEBUT RELEASE: Bon Jovi (1984)
KEY TRACK:’ Livin’ On A Prayer’

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The Cars

 

WHO: The Cars
FROM: Boston, Massachusetts
MEMBERS BEING INDUCTED: Ric Ocasek (vocals/gtr), Benjamin Orr (bass/vocals), Elliot Easton (gtr/background vocals), Greg Hawkes (bass/background vocals), David Robinson (drums)
DEBUT RELEASE: The Cars (1978)
KEY TRACK: ‘Just What I Needed’

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Dire Straits
WHO: Dire Straits
FROM: London, England
MEMBERS BEING INDUCTED: Mark Knopfler (gtr/vocals), John Illsley (bass/background vocals), Pick Withers (drums), Alan Clark (keyboards), David Knopfler (gtr/keyboards/background vocals), Guy Fletcher (keyboards/gtr/background vocals)
DEBUT RELEASE: Dire Straits (1978)
KEY TRACK: ‘Sultans of Swing’

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame The Moody Blues
WHO: The Moody Blues
FROM: Birmingham, England
MEMBERS BEING INDUCTED: John Lodge (bass/gtr/vocals), Justin Hayward (gtr/vocals), Graeme Edge (drums), Denny Laine (gtr), Mike Pinder (keyboards), Roy Thomas (flute/harmonica/percussion/vocals)
DEBUT RELEASE:The Magnificent Moodies (1965)
KEY TRACK: ‘Nights in White Satin’

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nina Simone
WHO: Nina Simone
FROM: Tryon, North Carolina
DEBUT RELEASE: Little Girl Blue (1958)
KEY TRACK: ‘I Loves You, Porgy’

 

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Sister Rosetta Thorpe
WHO: Sister Rosetta Tharpe
FROM: Cotton Plant, Arkansas
DEBUT RELEASE: The Lonesome Road (1941)
KEY TRACK: ‘Strange Things Happening Every Day’

 

For updates on this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, taking place in Cleveland, Ohio, tune in to SiriusXM Volume. You can also hear all of the Hall of Fame’s inductees on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Radio.

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