2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee nominations announced

September 28, 2011 

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 inductee nominations were announced yesterday. Here's the list:

• Beastie Boys

• The Cure

• Donovan

• Eric B. & Rakim

• Guns 'N Roses

• Heart

• Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

• Freddie King

• Laura Nyro

• Red Hot Chili Peppers

• Rufus with Chaka Khan

• The Small Faces/The Faces

• The Spinners

• Donna Summer

• War

I was behind the Beastie Boys, Chili Peppers and Donna Summer last year (though I was quite pleased that both Alice Cooper and Tom Waits were in the class of 2011), so I'll throw my support behind them again this year, along with Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and The Cure.

I'm thinking there are a few acts that deserve it more than GNR and Heart this go-round.

What do you think of the nominees?

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