Donny Hathaway

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 1995 (The 1996 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? Yes  what's this?

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Will Donny Hathaway be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
"Musical excellence is the essential qualification for induction."


4 comments so far (post your own)

Great and influential artist. It's typical that no-one has commented here yet.

Posted by Chalkie on Sunday, 11.27.11 @ 22:34pm

let him in as a non performer at least, he was a fantastic and important producer, and the hall loves tragic endings

Posted by Mikhail on Wednesday, 08.8.12 @ 07:38am

In my opinion, Donny Hathaway would be a perfect choice for an induction in the Musical Excellence Award category (basically where they put people who deserve to be in the hall, but will probably never win a popular vote, like Leon Russell and Ringo Starr...and probably in the next few years Gram Parsons). It would be particularly great if they picked him on a year when Roberta Flack is finally inducted, obviously they couldnt perform together, but the sentiment would be appropriate.

Posted by PLUTO on Saturday, 02.14.15 @ 20:02pm

It'd be hard for me to support inducting him as a Performer. As a decidedly lighter artist, he wouldn't be my first choice in that arena, but also, most of the songs he's best remembered for were duets. I feel like that will hurt his chances.

Posted by Philip on Sunday, 09.13.15 @ 19:14pm

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