Rock Hall Class of 1995
New York | Waldorf Astoria Hotel | January 12, 1995 | Private Event | MTV
These artists were voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, but the induction ceremony took place in 1995. Click here for a list of artists who were first eligible in 1994 and haven't gotten in yet.
|Al Green||Natalie Cole||Performer|
|The Allman Brothers Band||Willie Nelson||Performer|
|Frank Zappa||Lou Reed||Performer|
|Janis Joplin||Melissa Etheridge||Performer|
|Led Zeppelin||Steven Tyler and Joe Perry||Performer|
|Martha and the Vandellas||Fred Schneider and Kate Pierson||Performer|
|Neil Young||Eddie Vedder||Performer|
|Paul Ackerman||Ahmet Ertegun||Non-Performer|
|The Orioles||Deborah Chessler and Seymour Stein||Early Influence|
Nominees who didn't make the cut in 1995
These artists were officially nominated in the Performer category for induction in 1994, 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.
|Artist||Eventually Inducted In|
|The Jackson Five||1997|
|Little Willie John||1996|
|The Velvet Underground||1996|
Nominating Committee who determined the 1995 performer ballot
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