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You did it! Woodstock artifact funded by music fans

Monday, August 15: 11 a.m.
Posted by Greg Harris

Today—with help from over 100 donors from around the country—our curators hung the iconic Yasgur’s Farm dairy sign in the museum.  It was installed to coincide with the 42nd Anniversary of the Woodstock Art and Music Festival ...

Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, Education, Event
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The 26th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Tuesday, March 15: 2:39 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

Congratulations to the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees!

The performer Inductees are:  
·    Alice Cooper
·    Neil Diamond
·    Dr. John
·    Darlene Love
·    Tom Waits


Ahmet Ertegun Award recipients (nonperformers):

·    Jac Holzman
·    Art Rupe


The Rock and Roll Hall of ...

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces its 2011 Inductees

Wednesday, December 15: 9 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced the Alice Cooper Band, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Tom Waits as its 2011 performer inductees. Also being inducted this year as individual recipients of the Ahmet Ertegun ...

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Nominations for 2011 Induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announced Today

Tuesday, September 28: 10:08 a.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

The nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011 were announced today.  The nominees are:

·    Alice Cooper
·    Beastie Boys
·    Bon Jovi
·    Chic
·    Neil Diamond
·    Donovan
·    Dr. John
·    J. Geils Band
·    LL Cool J
·    Darlene Love ...

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Fashion Meets Rock and Roll

Friday, February 12: 12 p.m.

Assistant Curator Meredith Rutledge discusses late fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s influence on the look of rock and roll

When talking about rock and roll’s relationship to the world of fashion, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame chief curator ...

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The Frankie Sardo Story

Thursday, February 11: 1:45 p.m.
Posted by Shelby Morrison

Frankie Sardo is not a rock and roll star. He never sold a million albums or reached the top of the charts. He is not a household name. However, he is a vital character in one of the most important ...

Categories: Event, Education
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The Story Behind Inductee Pete Seeger's Donation to the Museum

Friday, February 5: 4:35 p.m.
Posted by Howard Kramer
Pete Seeger's banjo head arrived at the Rock Hall yesterday.

Curatorial Director Howard Kramer shares insight on his conversation with Seeger and why he decided to put his infamous banjo head in the Museum instead of on auction.

On Monday, my co-worker in the membership department, Linda Worden, called me ...

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From Springsteen to Strummer: A Tour of the Museum from a First Time Visitor

Thursday, January 28: 12 p.m.
Posted by Caryn Rose

Guest blogger Caryn Rose shares her thoughts with us about her visit to see the Rock Hall’s special exhibit From Asbury Park to the Promised Land and her first tour of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

It ...

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