The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame announced their Class of 2022 inductees yesterday.
In the Performers category, we have: Pat Benatar . . . Duran Duran . . . Eminem . . . Eurythmics . . . Dolly Parton . . . Lionel Richie . . . and Carly Simon.
Judas Priest is being inducted, but in a “Musical Excellence” category. Same with the R&B songwriting and producing duo Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. (Here’s the difference between the categories.)
Harry Belafonte is also included, but in the “Early Influence” category, along with folk and blues guitarist Elizabeth Cotten.