The Real Rock N Roll Hall of Fame


There’s a Faux Rock N Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, but the Real Rock N Roll Hall of Fame is right here on Mojo Workout. The crew of the S.S. Mojo Workout are going back in time, righting wrongs perpetrated by the Faux Hall of Fame by kicking out undeserving folks and inducting better ones, totally untouched by corporate bullshit. Here’s the list of what we’ve done so far:

 

Recent Mojo Inductees

  • Jimmie Lee Maslon
  • Stiff Little Fingers
  • The Remains
  • Mickey Baker
  • King Kurt
  • The Macc Lads
  • The Real Kids
  • The Melvins
  • X-Ray Spex
  • Nervous Eaters

2013 Mojo Inductees

  • The Krewmen
  • Batmobile
  • Untamed Youth
  • The Astronauts
  • Joan Jett (again)

2013 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Albert King
  • Donna Summer
  • Heart
  • Lou Adler
  • Public Enemy
  • Quincy Jones
  • Randy Newman
  • Rush

2012 Mojo Inductees

  • The Tall Boys
  • Billy Miller and Miriam Linna/Norton Records
  • Tim Warren/Crypt Records

2012 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Donovan
  • Tom Dowd
  • Guns N Roses
  • Glyn Johns
  • Freddie King
  • Cosimo Matassa
  • Laura Nyro
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers

2012 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Beastie Boys (for their punk rock/hardcore stuff only)
  • The Small Faces
  • The Faces (We separated the two, they are two completely different bands, even if they had some of the same members.)

2011 Mojo Inductees

  • The Nervebreakers
  • Sunny Domestozs
  • Crass
  • Satan’s Cheerleaders

2011 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Neil Diamond
  • Jac Holzman
  • Dr. John
  • Darlene Love
  • Leon Russell
  • Tom Waits

2011 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Alice Cooper
  • Art Rupe

2010 Mojo Inductees

  • Sonny Vincent
  • The Grave Diggers
  • Judas Priest

2010 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Abba
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • David Geffen
  • Genesis
  • Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry
  • The Hollies
  • Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil
  • Mort Shuman
  • Jesse Stone

2010 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Otis Blackwell
  • The Stooges

2009 Mojo Inductees

  • The Joneses
  • The Mad Daddy
  • The Prisoners

2009 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Jeff Beck (already in with Yardbirds)
  • Bill Black (already in with Elvis Presley)
  • DJ Fontana (already in with Elvis Presley)
  • Little Anthony and the Imperials
  • Spooner Oldham
  • Run DMC
  • Bobby Womack

2009 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Wanda Jackson
  • Metallica

2008 Mojo Inductees

  • Stiv Bators
  • The Tell-Tale Hearts
  • Cheap Trick

2008 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Leonhard Cohen
  • Dave Clark Five
  • Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff
  • Little Walter
  • Madonna
  • John Mellencamp

2008 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • The Ventures

2007 Mojo Inductees

  • Bad Brains
  • Agent Orange
  • Circle Jerks

2007 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
  • R.E.M.
  • The Ronettes
  • Patti Smith (replaced by Lenny Kaye)
  • Van Halen

2006 Mojo Inductees

  • Rose Tattoo
  • Iron Maiden
  • The Bags
  • The Lyres
  • Dead Kennedys
  • The Gun Club

2006 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss
  • Miles Davis
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd

2006 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Black Sabbath
  • Blondie
  • Sex Pistols

2005 Mojo Inductees

  • Joan Jett
  • The Birds
  • Cock Sparrer
  • Thee Midniters
  • SpizzEnergi
  • Thee Billy Childish
  • The Meteors

2005 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Frank Barsalona
  • The O’Jays
  • Percy Sledge
  • Seymour Stein
  • U2

2005 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Buddy Guy
  • The Pretenders

2004 Mojo Inductees

  • The Undertones
  • The Dickies
  • Sam the Sham & the Pharoahs
  • The Specials
  • Jimmy Wages
  • Crazy Cavan & the Rhythm Rockers

2004 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Jackson Browne
  • The Dells
  • George Harrison
  • Prince
  • Traffic
  • Jann S. Wenner

2004 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Bob Seger (only for his early singles 1966-67)
  • ZZ Top

2003 Mojo Inductees

  • Black Flag
  • X
  • The Fall

2003 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Brian Johnson (of AC/DC)
  • Benny Benjamin (already in with the Funk Brothers)
  • Floyd Cramer
  • Steve Douglas
  • Mo Ostin
  • The Police
  • The Righteous Brothers

2003 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • AC/DC
  • The Clash
  • Elvis Costello & the Attractions

2002 Mojo Inductees

  • Generation X
  • The Zeros
  • The Misfits (only Danzig era)
  • The Jam
  • The Damned
  • The Buzzcocks
  • The Cramps
  • Devo
  • The Heartbreakers

2002 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Jim Stewart
  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (replaced by the Heartbreakers)

2002 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Chet Atkins
  • Isaac Hayes
  • Brenda Lee
  • Gene Pitney
  • Ramones
  • Talking Heads

2001 Mojo Inductees

  • Radio Birdman
  • Larry Williams
  • Nervous Norvus
  • The Modern Lovers

2001 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Aerosmith
  • Chris Blackwell
  • Solomon Burke
  • Michael Jackson
  • Paul Simon
  • Steely Dan

2001 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • The Flamingos
  • James Burton
  • Johnnie Johnson
  • Queen
  • Ritchie Valens

2000 Mojo Inductees

  • Big Mama Thornton
  • We the People
  • Death
  • The Premiers
  • Suzi Quatro
  • Doug Sahm

2000 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Hal Blaine
  • Eric Clapton
  • Nat “King” Cole
  • Clive Davis
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Billie Holiday
  • James Jamerson
  • Scotty Moore (already in with Elvis Presley)
  • Earl Palmer
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • James Taylor

2000 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • King Curtis
  • The Lovin’ Spoonful (WTF?)
  • The Moonglows

1999 Mojo Inductees

  • Wynonie Harris
  • Johnny Kidd & the Pirates
  • Eddie & the Showmen
  • Dale Hawkins
  • KISS

1999 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys
  • Charles Brown
  • Billy Joel
  • George Martin
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Paul McCartney
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • The Staple Singers

1999 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Del Shannon
  • Dusty Springfield

1998 Mojo Inductees

  • Jack Scott
  • Eddie Bond
  • Jack Starr
  • The Sweet
  • The Romancers
  • Slade
  • T. Rex
  • New York Dolls

1998 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • The Eagles
  • Fleetwood Mac (Replaced by Earl Vince & the Valiants)
  • The Mamas & the Papas
  • Jelly Roll Morton
  • Santanta
  • Allen Toussaint

1998 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Lloyd Price
  • Gene Vincent & the Blue Caps

1997 Mojo Inductees

  • Arthur “Big Boy” Crudup
  • Davie Allan & the Arrows
  • Joe Meek
  • Myron Lee & the Caddies

1997 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • The Bee Gees
  • Crosby, Stills & Nash
  • The Jackson 5
  • Mahalia Jackson
  • Joni Mitchell
  • Syd Nathan
  • Parliament-Funkadelic

1997 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Buffalo Springfield
  • Bill Monroe
  • The (Young) Rascals

1996 Mojo Inductees

  • Thin Lizzy
  • The Bluestars
  • The Pretty Things
  • Screaming Lord Sutch

1996 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Gladys Knight & the Pips
  • Pink Floyd (Replaced by Syd Barrett)
  • Pete Seeger
  • Tom Donahue

1996 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • David Bowie
  • Jefferson Airplane
  • Little Willie John
  • The Shirelles
  • The Velvet Underground

1995 Mojo Inductees

  • Billy Lee Riley & His Little Green Men
  • The Flamin’ Groovies
  • Andre Williams
  • Alex Chilton

1995 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Paul Ackerman
  • The Allman Brothers
  • Al Green
  • Janis Joplin
  • Led Zeppelin
  • Neil Young

1995 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Martha & the Vandellas
  • The Orioles
  • Frank Zappa

1994 Mojo Inductees

  • Janis Martin
  • Painted Ship
  • The Monkees
  • The Troggs
  • Mark Evans (original AC/DC bass player, reinstated for his birthday)

1994 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • The Band
  • The Grateful Dead
  • Elton John
  • John Lennon
  • Bob Marley (replaced by the Wailing Wailers)
  • Rod Stewart

1994 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • The Animals
  • Willie Dixon
  • Duane Eddy
  • Johnny Otis

1993 Mojo Inductees

  • The MC5
  • Kip Tyler & the Flips
  • The Monks
  • Los Saicos

1993 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Ruth Brown
  • Dick Clark
  • Cream
  • The Doors
  • Milt Gabler
  • Van Morrison

1993 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Creedence Clearwater Revival
  • Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
  • Etta James
  • Sly & the Family Stone
  • Dinah Washington

1992 Mojo Inductees

  • Ronnie Self
  • Paul Revere & the Raiders
  • Desmond Dekker
  • Electric Prunes
  • ? and the Mysterians

1992 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Leo Fender
  • Bill Graham

1992 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Bobby “Blue” Bland
  • Booker T. & the M.G.’s
  • Johnny Cash
  • The Isley Brothers
  • Elmore James
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • Doc Pomus
  • Professor Longhair
  • Sam and Dave
  • The Yardbirds

1991 Mojo Inductees

  • Them
  • The Trashmen
  • 13th Floor Elevators
  • Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats
  • Love

1991 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Ralph Bass
  • Nesuhi Ertegun
  • The Impressions
  • Ike & Tina Turner

1991 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Lavern Baker
  • Dave Bartholomew
  • The Byrds
  • John Lee Hooker
  • Howlin’ Wolf
  • Wilson Pickett
  • Jimmy Reed

1990 Mojo Inductees

  • The Seeds
  • The Sonics
  • Hasil Adkins
  • Chris Montez
  • Lemmy Kilmister

1990 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Louis Armstrong
  • Bobby Darin
  • The Four Seasons
  • Simon & Garfunkel (replaced by Tico & the Triumphs)
  • Charlie Christian
  • The Platters
  • The Four Tops

1990 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
  • Gerry Goffin & Carole King
  • Holland, Dozier & Holland
  • The Kinks
  • Ma Rainey
  • The Who

1989 Mojo Inductees

  • Bunker Hill
  • The Rumblers
  • The Original Surfaris
  • Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Cryptkickers
  • Los Locos Del Ritmo
  • The Downliners Sect
  • The Funk Brothers

1989 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • The Ink Spots
  • The Soul Stirrers
  • The Temptations
  • Stevie Wonder

1989 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Dion
  • Otis Redding
  • The Rolling Stones
  • Bessie Smith
  • Phil Spector

1988 Mojo Inductees

  • Ronnie Dawson
  • Esquerita
  • Dick Dale
  • The Wailers
  • Kim Fowley

1988 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • The Beach Boys
  • The Beatles (replaced by the Quarrymen)
  • Bob Dylan
  • Berry Gordy, Jr.
  • The Supremes

1988 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • The Drifters
  • Woodie Guthrie
  • Lead Belly
  • Les Paul

1987 Mojo Inductees

  • Collins Kids
  • Charlie Feathers
  • Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
  • Lonnie Donegan

1987 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • Ahmet Ertegun
  • Aretha Franklin
  • Jerry Wexler

1987 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Leonard Chess
  • Eddie Cochran
  • The Coasters
  • Bo Diddley
  • Marvin Gaye
  • Bill Haley & the Comets
  • Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
  • Louis Jordan
  • B.B. King
  • Clyde McPhatter
  • Ricky Nelson
  • Roy Orbison
  • Carl Perkins
  • Smokey Robinson
  • Big Joe Turner
  • T-Bone Walker
  • Muddy Waters
  • Hank Williams
  • Jackie Wilson

1986 Mojo Inductees

  • Johnny Burnette
  • Joe Clay
  • Link Wray
  • Billy Fury

1986 Previous Inductees Who Got Flushed

  • John Hammond
  • Jimmie Rodgers

1986 Previous Inductees Who Were Worthy

  • Chuck Berry
  • James Brown
  • Ray Charles
  • Sam Cooke
  • Fats Domino
  • Everly Brothers
  • Alan Freed
  • Buddy Holly & the Crickets
  • Robert Johnson
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Little Richard
  • Sam Phillips
  • Elvis Presley
  • Jimmy Yancey

2 Responses to The Real Rock N Roll Hall of Fame

  1. Realbosshoss says:

    There should be a “WTF?” next to KISS as well…

  2. Realbosshoss says:

    And a “WTF” of Ike and Tina Turner being kicked out…

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