Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and Journey
Rock Hall 2017 class includes Pearl Jam, Tupac and Journey
Pearl Jam, Joan Baez press activism at Rock Hall of Fame
10 April, 2017, 02:40
Following the performance the band was inducted by the Dhani Harrison, the son of the late George Harrison. This was the first year that Pearl Jam was eligible for the Rock Hall.
Another highlight from Friday's ceremony came from David Letterman, who delivered an eloquent speech to induct Pearl Jam. Neil Young was originally scheduled to induct the Seattle rockers, but Letterman was tapped as a last-minute fill-in after Young fell ill.
Nile Rodgers will receive a special honour at the event held at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Although the group has had many members over the years, the Hall of Fame inducted keyboardist Richard Tandy, drummer Bev Bevan and multi-instrumentalist Roy Wood alongside Lynne.
Added Snoop: "I'm here to make sure that Pac is remembered the way he would have wanted to be: a strong black man who stood up". Baez later brought Mary Chapin Carpenter and the Indigo Girls on stage to join her in singing, "The Night they Drove Old Dixie Down". He then joined Yes for a set that included "Roundabout" and "Owner of a Lonely Heart".
Snoop also paid homage to Tupac's mother, Afeni Shakur, telling of the night he went to her after Pac was shot in 1996 on the Las Vegas strip.
Inductees Jonathan Cain, Ross Valory, Neal Schon, and Steve Perry of Journey onstage at the 32nd Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Barclays Center on April 7, 2017 in New York City.
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Afterwards, a Snoop, Treach from Naughty By Nature, Alicia Keys, YG and T.I. gave a performance of Pac's hits including "I Ain't Mad at Cha", "Ambitionz As a Ridah", "Gangsta Party" and "Keep Ya Head Up".
Leading up to the show, rumors swirled that former Journey singer Steve Perry would perform with the band for the first time in more than 20 years. Former frontman Stev Perry met the new lead singer, Arnel Pineda, for the very first time. I love every single one of you. Both songs were radically rearranged and featured a large gospel choir.
Dave Krusen played drums on Ten, but left the band to enter rehab.
Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder tackled climate change, saying: "We can not be the generation that history will look back upon and wonder, why didn't they do everything humanly possible to solve this biggest crisis of our time?"
Producer and disco pioneer Nile Rodgers received the Award for Musical Excellence.
- Joe Suma (@TweetJoeSuma) April 8, 2017Disappointed that #StevePerry did not sing with #Journey at the #RRHOF #Induction #2017.
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