The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has announced its 2011 Nominees and Alice Cooper, Donovan, Dr. John, and Neil Diamond are first time nominees. As are Bon Jovi, who get to leave our perpetual bridesmaids list. The other 2011 nominees: Beastie Boys, Chic, J. Geils Band, LL Cool J, Darlene Love, Laura Nyro, Donna Summer, Joe Tex, Tom Waits, and Chuck Willis. With NCIS: Los Angeles in mind, take a look at the list of the snubbed.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Hall & Oates
Can you think of others? Remember, it’s a year later so new folks (i.e. artists who had their first release in 1985) are eligible.