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Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "Jim Dandy"

Wednesday, February 8: 3 p.m.
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LaVern Baker's "Jim Dandy" is one of the Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll

Employing more aliases than a con artist, 1991 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee LaVern Baker was born Delores Williams in 1929. The niece of blues great Memphis Minnie, she took the name of Little Miss Sharecropper for ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll
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Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "Louie Louie"

Wednesday, December 14: 11 a.m.
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The Kingsmen's "Louie Louie" is one of the Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll

The most notorious song in rock and roll history has been recorded hundreds of times: by surfers (the Beach Boys, the Pyramids), punks (the Stooges, Black Flag), British rockers (the Kinks, the Troggs) and marching bands (U.S.C. Trojans ...

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Only Better

Friday, June 24: 3:10 p.m.
Posted by Jim Henke

Last fall, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum began undertaking the first major re-design of its galleries since the Museum opened back in 1995. We’ve just finished the first phase of the project, and I have ...

Categories: Hall of Fame, Exhibit, Foster Theatre
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Watch the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame featured on American Idol tonight and tomorrow!

Wednesday, April 6: 12:33 p.m.
Posted by Rock Hall

For the second time, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will be featured on American Idol. For this week's episodes, the contestants will perform music from our Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll interactive exhibit.

Rock ...

Categories: Other, Inductee, Exhibit
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