Vote for Rush in People’s Rock Hall

Rush is eligible for induction into the People’s Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as part of the 13th class. These are bands or solo artists who debuted by 1973. Others in addition to Rush who are eligible include former Rush touring partners Aerosmith and Uriah Heep, the New York Dolls, which had an early influence on Neil when they played near his home town in the early 1970s, and Love, whose hit “Seven and Seven Is” Rush covered in its Feedback EP a few years back.

To vote, you go to the People’s Rock Hall blog and select between 10 and 25 of the eligible artists. Those that receive a minimum 50 percent of the vote are inducted.

Polls close at 8 p.m., Friday, August 24. Cast your vote now.

Here’s a list of the eligible bands and solo artists:

Big Star
Jackson Browne
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
Joe Cocker
Leonard Cohen
Country Joe & the Fish
Rick Derringer
Neil Diamond
Dr. John
The Doobie Brothers
Nick Drake
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Rory Gallagher
Buddy Guy
Issac Hayes
Hot Tuna
Humble Pie
Billy Joel
Little Feat
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Curtis Mayfield
The New York Dolls
Harry Nilsson
The Raspberries
Lou Reed
Roxy Music
Todd Rundgren
Savoy Brown
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
The Scorpions
Paul Simon
Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band
Steely Dan
The Sweet
Robin Trower
The Turtles
Uriah Heep
Tom Waits

Cast your vote now.

Thanks to Rush is a Band for the head’s up.

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~ by rvkeeper on August 13, 2012.

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