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ALMOST THERE

Boston, The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, Patti Smith Group, Talking Heads, and Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers head the 2002 class of newly eligible artists
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Boston, The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, Patti Smith Group, Talking Heads, and Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers head the 2002 class of newly eligible artists for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. To be included in this VIP list, an artist has to have a 25-year history of recording.

Other artists eligible for the first time are Will Ackerman, Blondie, Bootsy's Rubber Band, Peabo Bryson, Burning Spear, John Cougar, Dwight Twilley Band, Firefall, Graham Parker and The Rumour, Amy Grant, Greg Kihn Band, Sammy Hagar, Richard Hell, Nick Lowe, Luther, Kate and Anna McGarrigle, Runaways, The Babys, the Brothers Johnson, the Modern Lovers, Deniece Williams and Warren Zevon.

For more, visit www.rockhall.com.