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2014 Rock Hall induction highlights special bows Saturday on HBO
2014 Rock Hall induction highlights special bows Saturday on HBO

One of the more inspired moments from the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in April was the teaming of several female rockers with the surviving members of Nirvana as the Seattle grunge band, absent lead singer Kurt Cobain, was admitted into the hall. That performance will be among various highlights culled from the 5 1/2-hour running time of the actual ceremony to produce a still-hefty three-hour-plus special that premieres Saturday on HBO. Pop & Hiss has excerpts of performances by Joan Jett and Nirvana, Yusuf/Cat Stevens and Peter Gabriel. Jett applied her buzzsaw vocals to “Smells Like Teen Spirit”; Sonic Youth’s Kim Thurston took over the mike...