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Public Enemy headlines Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees; Kraftwerk doesn’t make the cut

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    11 Dec 2012
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Public Enemy headlines Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, Kraftwerk doesn't make the cut

The Class of 2013 has been announced.

Along with the political rap pioneers, this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees include prog-gods Rush, bluesman Albert King, disco queen Donna Summer, sisterly rockers Heart, and songwriter Randy Newman. Producers Quincy Jones and Lou Adler received the non-performer Ahmet Ertegun Award.

Left off the list: Kraftwerk, N.W.A., Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, The Meters, Chic, and The Marvelettes and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band. The induction ceremony will be broadcast on HBO on May 18 at 9pm.

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