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Roxy Music

ROXY MUSIC

YEAR

2019

INDUCTED BY

John Taylor & Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran)

CATEGORY

performers

The iconoclastic Roxy Music’s sound changed drastically while balancing fine taste with maverick style.

Bryan Ferry

Bryan Ferry

Brian Eno

Brian Eno

Phil Manzanera

Phil Manzanera

Andy Mackay

Andy Mackay

Eddie Jobson

Eddie Jobson

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson

HALL OF FAME
ESSAY

By Jim Farber

In what universe does the story of Roxy Music make sense? They began with a sound fired by cacophonous outbursts and wild affectations, only to evolve into one of the most finely controlled and heartfelt bands of all time.

On the one hand, they lampooned glamour, romance, and style, while on the other epitomizing their highest expressions. And while they drew on common genres – including glam, free jazz, and art rock – they suffered none of their clich├ęs. Oh, and somewhere along the way, they made oboe solos a thing

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Class of 2019
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