Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Opens 2014 Inductee Exhibit


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HBO’s special on the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions airs tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET and that same day the Rock Hall will also open an exhibit dedicated to the new crop of inductees. Held at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York on April 10, this year’s ceremony featured appearances by Chris Martin, Glenn Frey, Michael Stipe, Questlove, Stevie Nicks, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, Lorde, Kim Gordon, St. Vincent, Joan Jett, Peter Asher, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris, Tom Morello and Sheryl Crow. The new Rock Hall exhibit will include items from inductees.

Some of the items on display include: Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein’s diaries; clothing and instruments from the E Street Band (including the tenor saxophone played by Clarence Clemons on Born to Run and the guitar played by Steven Van Zandt in the “Glory Days” video); a Peter Gabriel costume prop worn at the 1993 Grammy Awards; a cape and boots worn by Peter Criss of KISS during publicity events and photo sessions while promoting KISS’ Dynasty tour; clothing and various items from Nirvana (a Dave Grohl handwritten set list, a Kurt Cobain handwritten note, and a Kurt Cobain knit cap and cardigan sweater); a jacket worn by Linda Ronstadt on the cover of her 1978 album Back In the U.S.A., the guitar Cat Stevens played during his performance at the 2014 Induction Ceremony and guitars from Daryl Hall and John Oates. The exhibit will remain open through 2014. And in other induction-related news, Rock Hall Foundation president and CEO Joel Peresman recently told that the 2015 inductions will be held at Cleveland's Public Hall.

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