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Rock Hall To Induct Music Legends Today

January 10, 1998 12:00 AM ET

On Monday night, the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, the Mamas and the Papas, Lloyd Price, Santana and Gene Vincent will join the ranks of rock's greatest musicians as they are recognized in the 13th annual Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony.

On October 23, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced the artists who will join the likes of the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry, musicians who all laid the groundwork for rock 'n' roll.

Jelly Roll Morton will be inducted as an "Early Influence" on rock music and Allen Toussaint will be included in the "Non Performer" category.

The induction ceremony will take place on Jan. 12 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York and will air on VH1 on Jan. 19 at 9 p.m. (EST)

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