Playlist: The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame (2017)

Congratulations to the the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Joan Baez, Electric Light Orchestra, Journey, Pearl Jam, Tupac Shakur, and Yes. Predictable? Mostly (See Here,) but welcomed additions nonetheless! If you need a way to celebrate all of the legendary, iconic, controversial, and confusing acts prominently adorning rock’s mantle, here’s your one stop shop!

The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Playlist

THE PLAYLIST:

  • Chuck Berry “Johnny B. Goode” (Inducted 1986)
  • Jerry Lee Lewis “Great Balls Of Fire (Inducted 1986)
  • Little Richard “Tutti Frutti” (Inducted 1986)
  • Buddy Holly & The Crickets “That’llBe The Day” (Buddy Holly Inducted 1986, The Crickets Inducted 2012)
  • Fats Domino “Ain’t That A Shame?” (Inducted 1986)
  • Elvis Presley “Heartbreak Hotel” (Inducted 1986)
  • The Everly Brothers “Bye Bye Love” (Inducted 1986)
  • Sam Cooke “You Send Me” (Inducted 1986)
  • James Brown “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” (Inducted 1986)
  • Ray Charles “What’d I Say” (Inducted 1986)
  • Bo Diddley “Bo Diddley” (Inducted 1987)
  • The Coasters “Charlie Brown (Inducted 1987)
  • Clyde McPhatter “Lover Please” (Inducted 1987)
  • Bill Haley & His Comets “Rock Around The Clock” (Bill Haley Inducted 1987, The Comets Inducted 2012)
  • Jackie Wilson “Lonely Teardrops” (Inducted 1987)
  • Roy Orbison “Crying” (Inducted 1987)
  • Eddie Cochran “Summertime Blues” (Inducted 1987)
  • Carl Perkins “Blue Suede Shoes” (Inducted 1987)
  • Ricky Nelson “Poor Little Fool” (Inducted 1987)
  • Big Joe Turner “Shake Rattle and Roll” (Inducted 1987)
  • Muddy Waters “(I’m Your) Hoochie Coochie Man” (Inducted 1987)
  • B.B. King “The Thrill Is Gone” (Inducted 1987)
  • Aretha Franklin “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)” (Inducted 1987)
  • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles “The Tracks Of My Tears” (Smokey Robinson Inducted 1987, The Miracles Inducted 2012)
  • Marvin Gaye “What’s Going On” (Inducted 1987)
  • The Drifters “Up On The Roof” (Inducted 1988)
  • The Beach Boys “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” (Inducted 1988)
  • Bob Dylan “Like A Rolling Stone” (Inducted 1988)
  • The Beatles “A Day In The Life” (Inducted 1988)
  • The Supremes “Where Did Our Love Go” (Inducted 1988)
  • The Temptations “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” (Inducted 1989)
  • Stevie Wonder “Superstition” (Inducted 1989)
  • Otis Redding “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay” (Inducted 1989)
  • Dion “Runaround Sue” (Inducted 1989)
  • The Rolling Stones “Gimme Shelter” (Inducted 1989)
  • The Who “Baby O’ Riley” (Inducted 1990)
  • The Kinks “You Really Got Me” (Inducted 1990)
  • Simon & Garfunkel “The Sound Of Silence” (Inducted 1990)
  • Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons “Big Girls Don’t Cry” (Inducted 1990)
  • Bobby Darin “Mack The Knife” (Inducted 1990)
  • The Platters “The Great Pretender” (Inducted 1990)
  • The Four Tops “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” (Inducted 1990)
  • Hank Ballard & The Midnighters “Work With Me Annie” (Hank Ballard Inducted 1991, The Midnighters Inducted 2012)
  • Ike & Tina Turner “Nutbush City Limits” (Inducted 1991)
  • Wilson Pickett “Mustang Sally” (Inducted 1991)
  • Jimmy Reed “Bright Lights, Big City” (Inducted 1991)
  • John Lee Hooker “Boom Boom” (Inducted 1991)
  • LaVern Baker “Jim Dandy” (Inducted 1991)
  • The Impressions “People Get Ready” (Inducted 1991)
  • The Byrds “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)” (Inducted 1991)
  • Sam & Dave “Hold On! I’m Comin'” (Inducted 1992)
  • Booker T. & The M.G.’s “Green Onions” (Inducted 1992)
  • Bobby “Blue” Bland “Turn On Your Love Light” (Inducted 1992)
  • The Isley Brothers “It’s Your Thing” (Inducted 1992)
  • Johnny Cash “Ring Of Fire” (Inducted 1992)
  • The Yardbirds “Shapes Of Things” (Inducted 1992)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience “Purple Haze” (Inducted 1992)
  • Sly & The Family Stone “I Want To Take You Higher” (Inducted 1993)
  • The Doors “Light My Fire” (Inducted 1993)
  • Cream “White Room” (Inducted 1993)
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival “Fortunate Son” (Inducted 1993)
  • Van Morrison “Moondance” (Inducted 1993)
  • Ruth Brown “Mama He Treats Your Daughter Mean” (Inducted 1993)
  • Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers “Why Do Fools Fall In Love” (Inducted 1993)
  • Etta James “At Last” (Inducted 1993)
  • Elton John “Your Song” (Inducted 1994)
  • Duane Eddy “Rebel Rouser” (Inducted 1994)
  • Rod Stewart “Maggie May” (Inducted 1994)
  • John Lennon “Instant Karma!” (Inducted 1994)
  • The Band “The Weight” (Inducted 1994)
  • The Animals “House Of The Rising Sun” (Inducted 1994)
  • Grateful Dead “Casey Jones” (Inducted 1994)
  • Bob Marley & The Wailers “No Woman, No Cry” (Bob Marley Inducted 1994)
  • Led Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” (Inducted 1995)
  • Janis Joplin “Me And Bobby McGee” (Inducted 1995)
  • Frank Zappa “Bobby Brown Goes Down” (Inducted 1995)
  • The Allman Brothers Band “Midnight Rider” (Inducted 1995)
  • Neil Young “Heart Of Gold” (Inducted 1995)
  • Al Green “Let’s Stay Together” (Inducted 1995)
  • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas “Nowhere To Run” (Inducted 1995)
  • Gladys Knight & The Pips “Midnight Train To Georgia” (Inducted 1996)
  • The Shirelles “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” (Inducted 1996)
  • Little Willie John “Fever” (Inducted 1996)
  • Jefferson Airplane “Somebody To Love” (Inducted 1996)
  • The Velvet Underground “Sweet Jane” (Inducted 1996)
  • Pink Floyd “Comfortably Numb” (Inducted 1996)
  • David Bowie “Ziggy Stardust” (Inducted 1996)
  • Crosby Stills & Nash “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” (Inducted 1997)
  • The Young Rascals “Groovin'” (Inducted 1997)
  • Joni Mitchell “Both Sides Now” (Inducted 1997)
  • Buffalo Springfield “For What It’s Worth” (Inducted 1997)
  • Bee Gees “How Deep Is Your Love” (Inducted 1997)
  • Parliament “Flash Light” (Parliament-Funkadelic Inducted 1997)
  • Jackson 5 “I Want You Back” (Inducted 1997)
  • Lloyd Price “Stagger Lee” (Inducted 1998)
  • Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps “Be-Bop-A-Lula” (Gene Vincent Inducted 1998, The Blue Caps Inducted 2012)
  • The Mamas & The Papas “California Dreamin'” (Inducted 1998)
  • The Eagles “Hotel California” (Inducted 1998)
  • Santana “Oye Como Va” (Inducted 1998)
  • Fleetwood Mac “The Chain” (Inducted 1998)
  • Bruce Springsteen “Jungleland” (Inducted 1999)
  • Paul McCartney & Wings “Band On The Run” (Paul McCartney Inducted 1999)
  • Dusty Springfield “Son Of A Preacher Man” (Inducted 1999)
  • Del Shannon “Runaway” (Inducted 1999)
  • Billy Joel “Only The Good Die Young” (Inducted 1999)
  • The Staple Singers “Respect Yourself” (Inducted 1999)
  • Curtis Mayfield “Superfly” (Inducted 1999)
  • The Moonglows “Sincerely” (Inducted 2000)
  • Earth Wind & Fire “That’s The Way Of The World” (Inducted 2000)
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful “Summer In The City” (Inducted 2000)
  • James Taylor “Fire And Rain” (Inducted 2000)
  • Derek & The Dominoes “Layla” (Eric Clapton Inducted 2000)
  • Bonnie Raitt “Something To Talk About” (Inducted 2000)
  • Paul Simon “Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” (Inducted 2001)
  • The Flamingos “I Only Have Eyes For You” (Inducted 2001)
  • Ritchie Valens “La Bamba” (Inducted 2001)
  • Solomon Burke “Everybody Needs Somebody To Love” (Inducted 2001)
  • Steely Dan “Peg” (Inducted 2001)
  • Aerosmith “Sweet Emotion” (Inducted 2001)
  • Queen “Bohemian Rhapsody” (Inducted 2001)
  • Michael Jackson “Billie Jean” (Inducted 2001)
  • Isaac Hayes “Theme From Shaft” (Inducted 2002)
  • Brenda Lee “I’m Sorry” (Inducted 2002)
  • Gene Pitney “Only Love Can Break A Heart” (Inducted 2002)
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers “American Girl” (Inducted 2002)
  • The Ramones “Blitzkrieg Bop” (Inducted 2002)
  • Talking Heads “Psycho Killer” (Inducted 2002)
  • Elvis Costello & The Attractions “Oliver’s Army” (Inducted 2003)
  • The Police “Message In A Bottle” (Inducted 2003)
  • The Clash “London Calling” (Inducted 2003)
  • AC/DC “Back In Black” (Inducted 2003)
  • The Righteous Brothers “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'” (Inducted 2003)
  • The Dells “Oh, What A Night” (Inducted 2004)
  • Traffic “Dear Mr. Fantasy” (Inducted 2004)
  • George Harrison “My Sweet Lord” (Inducted 2004)
  • ZZ Top “La Grange” (Inducted 2004)
  • Jackson Browne “Running On Empty” (Inducted 2004)
  • U2 “Where The Streets Have No Name” (Inducted 2005)
  • The Pretenders “Brass In Pocket” (Inducted 2005)
  • The O’Jays “Love Train” (Inducted 2005)
  • Buddy Guy “Stone Crazy” (Inducted 2005)
  • Percy Sledge “When A Man Loves A Woman” (Inducted 2005)
  • Miles Davis “So What” (Inducted 2006)
  • The Sex Pistols “Anarchy In The U.K.” (Inducted 2006)
  • Black Sabbath “Paranoid” (Inducted 2006)
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd “Sweet Home Alabama” (Inducted 2006)
  • Blondie “Rapture” (Inducted 2006)
  • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five “The Message” (Inducted 2007)
  • The Ronettes “Be My Baby” (Inducted 2007)
  • Van Halen “Runnin’ With The Devil” (Inducted 2007)
  • R.E.M. “Losing My Religious” (Inducted 2007)
  • Patti Smith Group “Because The Night” (Patti Smith Inducted 2007)
  • John Mellencamp “Pink Houses” (Inducted 2008)
  • The Ventures “Walk – Don’t Run” (Inducted 2008)
  • The Dave Clark Five “Chaquita” (Inducted 2008)
  • Leonard Cohen “So Long, Marianne” (Inducted 2008)
  • Madonna “Like A Prayer” (Inducted 2008)
  • Run-D.M.C. “It’s Like That” (Inducted 2009)
  • Bobby Womack “That’s The Way I Feel About ‘Cha” (Inducted 2009)
  • Little Anthony & The Imperials “Tears On My Pillow” (Inducted 2009)
  • Jeff Beck “Beck’s Bolero” (Inducted 2009)
  • Metallica “Enter Sandman” (Inducted 2009)
  • The Stooges “I Wanna Be Your Dog” (Inducted 2010)
  • Genesis “Carpet Crawlers” (Inducted 2010)
  • The Hollies “Bus Stop” (Inducted 2010)
  • Jimmy Cliff “Many Rivers To Cross” (Inducted 2010)
  • ABBA “S.O.S.” (Inducted 2010)
  • Neil Diamond “Sweet Caroline” (Inducted 2011)
  • The Crystals “He’s A Rebel” (Darlene Love Inducted 2011)
  • Dr. John “Right Place Wrong Time” (Inducted 2011)
  • Tom Waits “Ol’ 55” (Inducted 2011)
  • Alice Cooper “I’m Eighteen” (Inducted 2011)
  • Guns N’ Roses “Welcome To The Jungle” (Inducted 2012)
  • Beastie Boys “Sabotage” (Inducted 2012)
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers “Give It Away” (Inducted 2012)
  • The Small Faces “Itchycoo Park” (The Faces/The Small Face Inducted 2012)
  • Donovan “Sunshine Superman” (Inducted 2012)
  • Laura Nyro “Stoney End” (Inducted 2012)
  • Randy Newman “Short People” (Inducted 2013)
  • Albert King “Born Under A Bad Sign” (Inducted 2013)
  • Heart “Barracuda” (Inducted 2013)
  • Rush “Tom Sawyer” (Inducted 2013)
  • Donna Summer “I Feel Love” (Inducted 2013)
  • Public Enemy “Fight The Power” (Inducted 2013)
  • Nirvana “Come As Your Are” (Inducted 2014)
  • KISS “Rock And Roll All Nite” (Inducted 2014)
  • Cat Stevens “Wild World” (Inducted 2014)
  • Linda Ronstadt “Blue Bayou” (Inducted 2014)
  • Peter Gabriel “Solsbury Hill” (Inducted 2014)
  • Hall & Oates “She’s Gone” (Inducted 2014)
  • Bill Withers “Use Me” (Inducted 2015)
  • Lou Reed “Satellite Of Love” (Inducted 2015)
  • The Paul Butterfield Blues Band”In My Own Dream” (Inducted 2015)
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble “Pride and Joy” (Inducted 2015)
  • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts “I Hate Myself For Loving You” (Inducted 2015)
  • Green Day “Basket Case” (Inducted 2015)
  • Cheap Trick “Surrender” (Inducted 2016)
  • Deep Purple “Smoke On The Water” (Inducted 2016)
  • Steve Miller Band “Fly Like An Eagle” (Steve Miller Inducted 2016)
  • Chicago “25 Or 6 To 4” (Inducted 2016)
  • N.W.A. “Fuck Tha Police” (Inducted 2016)
  • 2Pac “California Love” (Inducted 2017)
  • Pearl Jam “Alive” (Inducted 2017)
  • Joan Baez “Love Is Just A Four-Letter Word” (Inducted 2017)
  • Yes “Roundabout” (Inducted 2017)
  • Electric Light Orchestra “Don’t Bring Me Down” (Inducted 2017)
  • Journey “Don’t Stop Believin'” (Inducted 2017)
*Sadly, Prince and Bob Seger, both inducted in 2004, don’t have their catalogs on Spotify
**The Famous Flames, inducted in 2012, are not featured on James Brown’s “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag”

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