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Rock Hall's new class

The 2011 Class of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just been announced, and while I'm not super excited about the list, I'm not ticked off either. Congrats to Tom Waits, Dr. John, Alice Cooper (the band, not the solo artist), Neil Diamond and Darlene Love. They will be inducted to the Rock Hall in March. I could go off on a rant about the artists that haven't been included yet but are eligible (Stevie Ray Vaughan, the Moody Blues, Rush, Gram Parsons and Paul Revere and the Raiders), but I won't. At least not right now. What I will do is tell you my favorite songs from each of the artists. Tom Waits: The Piano Has Been Drinking Dr. John: Such A Night Alice Cooper: No More Mr. Nice Guy Neil Diamond: Cracklin' Rosie Darlene Love: He's a Rebel (credited at the time to the Crystals) If you're not that familiar with Darlene Love...she's also acted in some movies. She played Danny Glover's wife on all four Lethal Weapon movies. She also appears on Dave Letterman's show on the final episode before Christmas ever year to sing "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home). So why don't you sit back and enjoy a little holiday cheer from Ms. Darlene Love?

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