Rock Hall Class of 1996
New York | Waldorf Astoria Hotel | January 17, 1996 | Private Event | not televised
These artists were voted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, but the induction ceremony took place in 1996. Click here for a list of artists who were first eligible in 1995 and haven't gotten in yet.
|David Bowie||Madonna and David Byrne||Performer|
|Gladys Knight and the Pips||Mariah Carey||Performer|
|Jefferson Airplane||Mickey Hart and Phil Lesh||Performer|
|Little Willie John||Stevie Wonder||Performer|
|Pink Floyd||Billy Corgan||Performer|
|The Shirelles||Darlene Love, Merry Clayton and Marianne Faithfull||Performer|
|The Velvet Underground||Patti Smith||Performer|
|Tom Donahue||Bob Krasnow||Non-Performer|
|Pete Seeger||Arlo Guthrie and Harry Belafonte||Early Influence|
Nominees who didn't make the cut in 1996
These artists were officially nominated in the Performer category for induction in 1995, 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 Bee Gees||1997|
|The Jackson Five||1997|
|The (Young) Rascals||1997|
Nominating Committee who determined the 1996 performer ballot
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