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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Greatest Moments

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1988 Mick Jagger Inducts the Beatles: The moment is bittersweet; Paul McCartney misses the induction due to a legal dispute with Yoko Ono, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

1989 'The Stones Changed My Life Completely': Pete Townshend inducts the Rolling Stones.

1990 Seasons' End: The original lineup of the Four Seasons reunites for the first time since the mid-1960s and sings together for what would be the last time.

1991 The Byrds: Eight Miles High Again: Roger McGuinn, David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark and Michael Clarke unite for what would be the last time.

1992 The All-Star Jam for Jimi: Keith Richards, Johnny Cash, John Fogerty, Little Richard and more rock greats give an epic salute to Jimi Hendrix.

Next: Cream Reunites, McCartney's Final Message to Lennon and More

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