The Weavers

Not in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Eligible since: 1974 (The 1975 Induction Ceremony)

Previously Considered? No  what's this?

Inducted into Rock Hall Revisited in 1998 (ranked #17 in the Influences - Pre-Rock Era category) .

Essential Songs (?)WikipediaAmazon MP3YouTube
If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song) (1949)
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (1950)
On Top Of Old Smokey (1951)
Wimoweh (1951)

The Weavers @ Wikipedia

The Weavers Videos

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


11 comments so far (post your own)

As an early influence I would say yes.

Posted by Brian on Monday, 10.19.09 @ 07:51am

It's surprising how often they add a plug for CO2 fertilization. ,

Posted by Sad100 on Thursday, 10.22.09 @ 15:15pm

Love The Weavers. I can only keep my fingers crossed that they'll get in as Early Influences one day

Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Wednesday, 05.19.10 @ 05:04am

I have a fancy for these early folk music folks... They can sing ,write and play ! They sent a musical message we still hear today an years to cone ,world wide.. ! They should be in! I am sure most all agree they gave all they have to music,,,,

Posted by Happy on Monday, 05.7.12 @ 22:05pm

wow only 50 votes an not 100. percent yes??
Hmmmm something not right about that!

Posted by Happy on Monday, 05.7.12 @ 22:07pm

I will sing it again YES!

Posted by Happy on Sunday, 06.3.12 @ 23:22pm

Here is another Folk band that did so much to make music what it is today

Posted by Happy on Monday, 09.3.12 @ 12:45pm

rip Pete Seeger

Posted by HAPPY on Tuesday, 01.28.14 @ 05:48am

RIP Ronnie Gilbert

Posted by Roy on Sunday, 06.7.15 @ 21:47pm

RIP Fred Hellerman

The last of the Weavers

Posted by Roy on Saturday, 09.3.16 @ 20:54pm

So long, it's been good to know ya.
RIP to all the Weavers.

Posted by Philip on Sunday, 09.4.16 @ 01:39am

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