The Stooges denied to the
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Just a little after a week after the passing of Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton there was hope that The Stooges would final enter the rock n roll hall of fame on there 7th try but news today out of the great hall in Cleveland with this heart breaking news
The Stooges "will not" be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on April 4th
the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced there Class of 2009 and there are:
Heavy metal band Metallica
rap pioneers Run-D.M.C.
guitarist Jeff Beck
soul singer Bobby Womack
doo-wop group Little Anthony and the Imperials.
also induced in the early influence category is
Rockabilly singer Wanda Jackson
and also in inducted in the sidemen wing of the rock:
session player Spooner Oldham [Neil Young]
and two of Elvis Presley’s backing musicians
drummer D.J. Fontana
bassist Bill Black
The Stooges Have on the short list for the rock hall
seven times and have not been able to get in since there
was eligible for induction in 1994 [acts are eligible for entry in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after the release of its first album.]
This News will disappoint fans of the stooges hoping they would be induction on the recent death of guitarist Ron Asheton who pass away on Jan. 6
and dont forget on Saturday there will be a public Memorial this Saturday night at 9 PM at the Music Hall Center For The Performing Arts in downtown Detroit.
the event is begin put on by the punk rock artist Niagara, [band mate with asheton in Destroy All Monsters and Dark Carnival] and partner Colonel Galaxy
it will be called “Ronnie…Thanks A Million”
The Music Hall Center For The Performing Arts is located at
350 Madison in Downtown Detroit just across the street from the
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Also pick up today issue of the Metro Times where there is a great tirbue to asheton with more words about ron by the like of STEVE JONES,TOMMY RAMONE,ALICE COOPER,KIM FOWLEY,NIAGARA,CAROLYN STRIHO,WENDY CASE,J. MASCIS,MIKE WATT,MATTHEW SMITH,AUGIE FROM THE HARD LESSONS AND MARSHALL CRENSHAW.