Let’s just say pickings are getting mighty slim for the inductions to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
You’re 2013 nominees include Rush, Heart, Deep Purple and Chic.
Paul Shaffer must already be thinking: Worst jam ever.
I guess you could make a case for Kraftwerk, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Randy Newman, the Meters and Albert King.
But once you start putting in the aforementioned Rush, Heart, and the Marvelettes, Donna Summers and Procol Harum — all in for 2013 — it diminishes the singularity of the original inductees and opens the doors to a whole other level of artistry.
Looking forward to probable 2014 nominees Pet Shop Boys, Lita Ford, Garry and the Pacemakers, Adam and the Ants, Tommy James and the Shondells…