The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Unlucky 13

Snubbed again! Famed, acclaimed, legendary — and still no invitation.

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1) Barry White

2) The Commodores

3) Dionne Warwick

4) Dolly Parton

5) Frank Sinatra

6) George Michael

7) Loretta Lynn

8) Pat Benatar

9) Patsy Cline

10) Rufus and Chaka Khan

11) The Spinners

12) War

13) Willie Nelson

21 Dishonorable Omissions

Carly Simon



Connie Francis

Depeche Mode

The Doobie Brothers

Duran Duran


Kate Bush

Merle Haggard

New Order

Ohio Players

Pat Boone

Paul Anka

The Smiths

Sonic Youth



Three Dog Night

Todd Rundgren

Tommy James and the Shondells

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