Rock Hall Class of 1993

Los Angeles | Century Plaza Hotel | January 12, 1993 | Private Event | not televised

These artists were voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, but the induction ceremony took place in 1993. Click here for a list of artists who were first eligible in 1992 and haven't gotten in yet.

ArtistInducted ByCategory
CreamZZ TopPerformer
Creedence Clearwater RevivalBruce SpringsteenPerformer
The DoorsEddie VedderPerformer
Etta Jamesk.d. langPerformer
Frankie Lymon and the TeenagersBoyz II MenPerformer
Ruth BrownBonnie RaittPerformer
Sly and the Family StoneGeorge ClintonPerformer
Van MorrisonRobbie RobertsonPerformer
Dick ClarkDionNon-Performer
Milt GablerBilly CrystalNon-Performer
Dinah WashingtonNatalie ColeEarly Influence

Nominees who didn't make the cut in 1993

These artists were officially nominated in the Performer category for induction in 1992, 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.

ArtistEventually Inducted In
The Animals1994
Buffalo Springfield1997
Frank Zappa1995
The Grateful Dead1994
Little Willie John1996
The (Young) Rascals1997
Rod Stewart1994
The Velvet Underground1996

Nominating Committee who determined the 1993 performer ballot

Seymour Stein, chairman
Jon Landau, vice-chairman
Bob Altshuler
Frank Barsalona
Clive Davis
Anthony DeCurtis
Ahmet Ertegun
Suzan Evans, ex officio
Danny Fields
Gregg Geller
Nelson George
Jim Henke
Bob Hilburn
Lenny Kaye
Bob Krasnow
Arthur Levy
Kurt Loder
Dave Marsh
Joe McEwen
Bob Merlis
Doug Morris
Bob Porter
Lisa Robinson
Joe Smith
Phil Spector
Jeff Tamarkin
Al Teller
Jerry Wexler
Noreen Woods


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