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How to fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Start all over again
How to fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Start all over again

Ignoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's annual foolishness can be a great time-saver for fans of pop music and its history. So why do I let each new induction announcement and ceremony lure me into the same old trap of grumping the same old useless gripes? The new crop doesn't have any choices as completely objectionable as KISS and Hall and Oates, who got in last year. But say the Martians landed, brandishing a death ray and demanding to hear the greatest of the greatest that popular music on Earth has to offer, or else. Would anyone reach for an album by new inductees Joan Jett, Ringo Starr, Bill Withers, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the "5" Royales or Green...

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