Rock Hall Class of 1989
New York | Waldorf Astoria Hotel | January 18, 1989 | Private Event | not televised
These artists were voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988, but the induction ceremony took place in 1989. Click here for a list of artists who were first eligible in 1988 and haven't gotten in yet.
|Otis Redding||Little Richard||Performer|
|The Rolling Stones||Pete Townshend||Performer|
|Stevie Wonder||Paul Simon||Performer|
|The Temptations||Daryl Hall and John Oates||Performer|
|Phil Spector||Tina Turner||Non-Performer|
|Bessie Smith||Anita Baker||Early Influence|
|The Ink Spots||Bobby McFerrin||Early Influence|
|The Soul Stirrers||Al Green||Early Influence|
Nominees who didn't make the cut in 1989
These artists were officially nominated in the Performer category for induction in 1988, but didn't receive enough votes from the "international voting body of rock experts" to get in that year. Nearly 70% of rejected artists eventually get inducted in a later year.
Nominating Committee who determined the 1989 performer ballot
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