Yes, ELO, The Cars and Journey among Rock Hall 2017 Nominees

Yes, ELO, The Cars and Journey among Rock Hall 2017 Nominees

Yes, ELO, The Cars and Journey are among the nominees announced for the 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Other groups include Pearl Jam, Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode and J. Geils Band.

The fan vote is now open at the Rock Hall website here: https://www.rockhall.com/vote

Pearl Jam’s nomination comes in the first year that the band have been eligible and are expectede to get in on their first try. Meanwhile Yes has been nominated twice before since being eligible for 20 years.

Yes have been eligible for more than 20 years and have been nominated twice, without ever being inducted. Former Yes frontman Jon Anderson said earlier this year that he’d welcome a reconciliation with his former bandmates if they were ever inducted.

Jeff Lynne and ELO finally get their first nomination, most likely due to the band’s recent high profile release and tour.

Earlier this year, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Steve Miller and NWA were inducted.

The full list of 2017 nominees can be viewed below, with the inductees to be confirmed in December.

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 nominees

Bad Brains
The Cars
Chaka Khan
Chic
Depeche Mode
Electric Light Orchestra
J. Geils Band
Jane’s Addiction
Janet Jackson
Joan Baez
Joe Tex
Journey
Kraftwerk
MC5
Pearl Jam
Steppenwolf
Tupac Shakur
Yes
The Zombies

 

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