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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 other acts that should be in
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015: 11 other acts that should be in

Pardon me while I feign outrage for a fake institution. The annual conundrum known as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees list was announced Thursday, and it's as baffling as ever. In fact, so shaky is its philosophical foundation that arguing seems pointless. Sting? Solo Lou Reed? Both are already in as part of their primary bands, and neither reached similar heights on their own. Is the list of potential inductees so shallow that we're resorting to doubling up now? Is the bar for rebellious punk innovators now dropped to Green Day? The Spinners put out some great singles (“Rubberband Man”), but quick, name a Spinners album. War rules, and helped connect...

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