The Cars are finally inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. And it’s about time. Goldmine caught up with founding member, lead guitarist Elliot Easton for a peek under the hood of The Cars.
Nina Simone would likely have regarded her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with some amusement. She was not a big fan of pop music, and had instead dreamed of becoming a classical pianist, not a singer.
The question isn’t why Sister Rosetta Tharpe was chosen as an “early influence” into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The question is why it took them so long.
Goldmine’s April 2018 issue is out now! The April issue is The Class of 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame edition and it analyzes each inductee. Is every artist worthy? More in the APRIL 2018 ISSUE: • Moody Blues are …