Rock and Roll Hall of Fame names 2013 inductees

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame names 2013 inductees

Blues guitarist Albert King, the “Velvet Bulldozer,” was an imposing man at 6-foot-4 and about 250 pounds with a powerful voice. Left-handed King was known for his upside-down guitar playing and unorthodox tuning methods. Along with B.B. King and Freddie King, Albert King was known as one of the “Three Kings of Blues Guitar.”

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by ABC News

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 12, 2012 at 11:26 PM

(ABC News) -- Randy Newman and Public Enemy are among an eclectic mix of 2013 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the museum announced today at a ceremony in Los Angeles. Flea, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, announced the six inductees chosen from 15 nominees this year.

The class of 2013 is a diverse bunch despite its size. They are blues guitarist Albert King, disco royalty Donna Summer, rockers Heart and early hip-hop artists Public Enemy, singer-songwriter Newman, and progressive rock band Rush.

The official induction ceremony will take place April 28, 2013.

 

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