Sun, 3 November 2013
Now that we've discussed the nominees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class Of 2014, it's time to get into the nitty gritty.
Dr. Gonzo, Big Money, Cunningham and Parr continue their Hall of Fame discussion, with a large part of this episode based around two questions:
-What *is* "rock and roll" music?
-Why does this museum exist in the first place?
This conversation leads us down a few different words, and also leads to one of the team's more, shall we say, spirited discussions.
-Is the induction ceremony an actual event? Do people care?
-Which artists have been left off the party list? And are the voters biased against British acts/bands?
-What is the shelf life of the museum? How long after Jann Wenner passes away will the Hall of Fame actually exist?
Also, this episode finds the team digging deep into recommendations, which include:
Paul McCartney's "New" (Parr)
Lou Reed's "Berlin" (Cunningham)