Rock Hall Prez Greg Harris Talks Class of 2023 On the Jolt
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023 was announced earlier this morning.
As posted on the WDHA website, this year’s group includes – Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, George Michael, Willie Nelson, Rage Against the Machine, and the Spinners in the Performer Category.
Musical Influence Award (given to a performing artist or group whose music and performance style have directly influenced and helped inspire and evolve rock & roll and music that has impacted youth culture) – DJ Kool Herc and Link Wray.
Musical Excellence Award (given to artists, musicians, songwriters and producers whose originality and influence creating music have had a dramatic impact on music) – Chaka Khan, Al Kooper, and Bernie Taupin.
Ahmet Ertegun Award (given to non-performing industry professionals who, through their dedicated belief and support of artists and their music have had a major influence on the creative development and growth of rock & roll and music that has impacted youth culture) – Don Cornelius.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame President and CEO Greg Harris called into the WDHA Morning Jolt to chat with Jim Monaghan about what’s included in this year’s class.