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Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame
Inductees from the , 1950s & 1960s Era

This list of inductees are only those from the 50s and 60s era.

1986

    Chuck Berry (1926 - )
    James Brown (1933 - 2006)
    Ray Charles (1930 - 2004)
    Sam Cooke (1931 - 1964)
    Fats Domino (1928 - )
    The Everly Brothers (formed 1956; disbanded 1973; reformed 1983)
    Buddy Holly (1936 - 1959)
    Jerry Lee Lewis (1935 - )
    Little Richard (1932 - )
    Elvis Presley (1935 - 1977

1987

    The Coasters (formed 1955)
    Eddie Cochran (1938 - 1960)
    Bo Diddley (1928 - )
    Aretha Franklin (1942 - )
    Marvin Gaye (1939 - 1984)
    Bill Haley (1925 - 1981)
    B. B. King (1925 - )
    Clyde McPhatter (1932 - 1972)
    Ricky Nelson (1940 - 1985)
    Roy Orbison (1936 - 1988)
    Carl Perkins (1932 - 1998)
    Smokey Robinson (1940 - )
    Big Joe Turner (1911 - 1985)
    Muddy Waters (1915 - 1983)
    Jackie Wilson (1934 - 1984)

1988

    The Beach Boys (formed 1961)
    The Beatles (formed 1960; disbanded 1970)
    The Drifters (formed 1953)
    Bob Dylan (1941 - )
    The Supremes (formed 1959; disbanded 1977)

1989

    Dion (1939 - )
    Otis Redding (1941 - 1967)
    The Rolling Stones (formed 1962)
    The Temptations (formed 1960)
    Stevie Wonder (1950 - )

1990

    Hank Ballard (1927 - 2003)
    Bobby Darin (1936 - 1973)
    The Four Seasons (formed 1961)
    The Four Tops (formed 1954)
    The Kinks (formed 1961; disbanded 1996)
    The Platters (formed 1953)
    Simon & Garfunkel (formed 1964; disbanded 1970)
    The Who (formed 1964)

1991

    LaVern Baker (1929 - 1997)
    The Byrds (formed 1964; disbanded 1973)
    John Lee Hooker (1917 - 2001)
    The Impressions (formed 1958; disbanded 1983)
    Wilson Pickett (1941 - 2006)
    Jimmy Reed (1925 - 1976)
    Ike and Tina Turner (formed 1958; disbanded 1976

1992

    Bobby "Blue" Bland (1930 - )
    Booker T. & The M.G.'s (formed 1962; disbanded 1971)
    Johnny Cash (1932 - 2003)
    The Isley Brothers (formed 1954)
    The Jimi Hendrix Experience (formed 1966; disbanded 1969)
    Sam & Dave (formed 1961; disbanded 1988)
    The Yardbirds (formed 1962; disbanded 1968; reformed 1992)

1993

    Cream (formed 1966; disbanded 1968)
    Creedence Clearwater Revival (formed 1967; disbanded 1972)
    The Doors (formed 1965; disbanded 1973)
    Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers (formed 1955)
    Etta James (1938 - )
    Van Morrison (1945 - )
    Sly & The Family Stone (formed 1967; disbanded 1975)

1994

    The Animals (formed 1962; disbanded 1969)
    The Band (formed 1967; disbanded 1976; reformed 1983; disbanded again 1999)
    Duane Eddy (1938 - )
    Grateful Dead (formed 1965; disbanded 1995)
    Elton John (1947 - )
    John Lennon (1940 - 1980)
    Bob Marley (1945 - 1981)
    Rod Stewart (1945 - )

1995

    The Allman Brothers Band (formed 1969; disbanded 1976; reformed in 1978; disbanded again 1982; reformed again in 1989
    Al Green (1946 - )
    Janis Joplin (1943 - 1970)
    Led Zeppelin (formed 1968; disbanded 1980)
    Martha & The Vandellas (formed 1960; disbanded 1972)
    Neil Young (1945 - )
    Frank Zappa (1940 - 1993)

1996

    Gladys Knight & The Pips (formed 1953; disbanded 1989)
    Jefferson Airplane (formed 1964; disbanded 1990)
    Little Willie John (1937 - 1968)
    Pink Floyd (formed 1965)
    The Shirelles (formed 1958; disbanded 1982)
    The Velvet Underground (formed 1965; disbanded 1973

1997

    The Bee Gees
    Buffalo Springfield (formed 1966; disbanded 1968)
    Crosby, Stills & Nash
    The Jackson Five (formed 1962; disbanded 1990)
    Joni Mitchell (1943 - )
    Parliament/Funkadelic (formed 1956)
    The Rascals (formed 1964; disbanded 1974)

1998

    Fleetwood Mac (formed 1967)
    The Mamas & The Papas
    Lloyd Price (1933 - )
    Santana (formed 1966)
    Gene Vincent (1935 - 1971

1999

    Curtis Mayfield (1942 - 1999)
    Paul McCartney (1942 - )
    Del Shannon (1934 - 1990)
    Dusty Springfield (1939 - 1999)
    The Staple Singers

2000

    Eric Clapton (1945 - )
    The Lovin' Spoonful (formed 1965; disbanded 1968)
    The Moonglows (formed 1952)
    James Taylor (1948 - )

2001

    Solomon Burke (1940 - )
    The Flamingos (formed 1952)
    Michael Jackson (1958 - )
    Paul Simon (1941 - )

2002

    Isaac Hayes (1942 - )
    Brenda Lee (1944 - )
    Gene Pitney (1940 - 2006)

2003

    The Righteous Brothers (formed 1953; disbanded 2003

2004

    The Dells (formed 1952)
    George Harrison (1943 - 2001)
    Bob Seger (1945 - )
    Traffic (formed 1967; disbanded 1975)

2005

    Buddy Guy (1936 - )
    The O'Jays (formed 1958)
    Percy Sledge (1941 - 2015 )

2006

    Black Sabbath (formed 1969)
    Miles Davis (1926 - 1991)

2007

    The Ronettes (formed 1959; disbanded 1966)

2008

    The Dave Clark Five (formed in 1963 and still perform occassionally today)
    The Ventures (formed in 1958 and still perform today)

2009

Little Anthony and The Imperials 
Wanda Jackson  
DC Fontana - Elvis' drummer for 14 years 
Sooner Oldham - a keyboard player, songwriter, and session musician.
Bobby Womack 
Bill Black - best known as the bassist for Elvis Presley.  
Jeff Beck 

2010

The Hollies

2011

Neil Diamond

Darlene Love

2012

 Lauro Nyro 
 Donovan
 Don Kirshner 
 The Miracles 
 Freddie King

The "non-performer" category honors songwriters, producers, disc jockeys, concert promoters, record company executives, etc. Several of the inductees in this category (most notably, Carole King, Herb Alpert and Allen Toussaint) were in fact fairly well-known as performers as well. The following were inducted as non-performers in the years shown:

    Alan Freed (1986)
    Sam Phillips (1986)
    Leonard Chess (1987)
    Ahmet Ertegun (1987)
    Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (1987)
    Jerry Wexler (1987)
    Berry Gordy, Jr (1988)
    Phil Spector (1989)
    Gerry Goffin and Carole King (1990)
    Holland-Dozier-Holland (1990)
    Dave Bartholomew (1991)
    Ralph Bass (1991)
    Leo Fender (1992)
    Bill Graham (1992)
    Doc Pomus (1992)
    Dick Clark (1993)
    Milt Gabler (1993)
    Johnny Otis (1994)
    Paul Ackerman (1995)
    Tom Donahue (1996)
    Syd Nathan (1997)
    Allen Toussaint (1998)
    George Martin (1999)
    Clive Davis (2000)
    Chris Blackwell (2001)
    Jim Stewart (2002)
    Frank Barsalona (2005)
    Seymour Stein (2005)
    Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss (2006)
    Mort Shuman (2010)
    Barry Mann & Cynthia Mann (2010)
    Ellie Greenwich & Jeff Barry (2010)
    David Geffin (2010)
    Otis Blackwell (2010)
    Art Lupe (2011)
    Jack Holtzman (2011)

 Multiple inductees
Some people have been inducted more than once. The current record holder is Eric Clapton who has been inducted three times. Multiple inductees include:

    Eric Clapton (The Yardbirds, Cream, solo career)
    Johnny Carter (The Flamingos, The Dells)
    Sam Cooke (The Soul Stirrers, solo career)
    David Crosby (The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash)
    George Harrison (The Beatles, solo career)
    Michael Jackson (The Jackson Five, solo career)
    John Lennon (The Beatles, solo career)
    Curtis Mayfield (The Impressions, solo career)
    Paul McCartney (The Beatles, solo career)
    Clyde McPhatter (The Drifters, solo career)
    Jimmy Page (The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin)
    Paul Simon (Simon and Garfunkel, solo career)
    Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills & Nash)
    Neil Young (Buffalo Springfield, solo career)

    The most honored band is the Beatles. Three of the Fab Four have been inducted as solo artists. Their longtime producer Sir George Martin has also been inducted, as has Phil Spector who produced the album Let It Be.

Several performers have been inducted as members of one band, but were not officially inducted when one of their other bands got enshrined. Some examples:

    Terry Chimes: inducted with The Clash but not with Black Sabbath
    Neil Young: inducted as a solo artist and as a member of Buffalo Springfield, but not as a member of Crosby, Stills and Nash

 
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