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Hall of Fame News

Mar 29, 2017 -- 10:10am

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will unveil an exhibit honoring this year's inductees -- Joan Baez, Journey, Pearl JamTupac ShakurYesELO and Nile Rodgers -- on Friday. Among the items you'll see in Cleveland are:

  • Joan Baez’s contract for the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair
  • The T-shirt Eddie Vedder wore when Pearl Jam performed on Saturday Night Live on April 16th, 1994. It's the one with the letter "K" written over his heart in tribute to Kurt Cobain, who committed suicide the week before.
  • Tour memorabilia from Yes
  • Steve Perry's tuxedo jacket from Journey's 1981 Escape tour
  • Jeff Lynne's gold Gibson Les Paul -- the one he played in 1974 while he was in in ELO

This year's induction ceremony is Friday, April 7th, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. You can watch it on HBO on Saturday, April 29th.


Here are the presenters for the Class of 2017:

~ Dhani Harrison will induct Electric Light Orchestra

~ Pat Monahan of Train will induct Journey

~ Pharrell Williams will induct Nile Rodgers

~ Snoop Dog will induct the late Tupac Shakur

~ Neil Young will induct Pearl Jam

~ Jackson Browne inducts Joan Baez

~ Geddy Lee and Alex Lifeson of Rush induct Yes

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