Dave Abbruzzese says it was "a slap in the face" to be put in "same light" as Matt Chamberlain, Dave Krusen
"I think you just wait your turn, you know?" says Yes guitarist Steve Howe
"Yes were my gateway band in so many ways," Alex Lifeson says of his prog-rock heroes
"I couldn't even begin to enumerate the issues and the struggles she's embraced," says Jackson after inducting Joan Baez
It was an evening of emotional reunions, hysterical speeches and one of the best all-star jams in years
"We knew we were better together than apart," says Eddie Vedder
Former singer thanks current vocalist Arnel Pineda for keeping the music of Journey alive
Journey's Neal Schon, Yes' Trevor Rabin join for "Rockin' in the Free World"
"Whether it was human rights, the environment, poverty. They didn't let it wash over them. They would stand up and react," Letterman says of band
"Pac proved we ain't just a character out of someone else's story book. To be human is to be many things at once," rapper says
Eddie Vedder and Co. enthrall crowd with "Alive," "Given to Fly" and "Better Man"
"Spiritually he's been in the studio with me for more than 25 years," producer and musician said of "Get Lucky" collaborator
"I've sold over 300 million albums and 75 million singles," Chic mastermind says. "I just wanted to have one hit record"
"There's a lot of greats in hip-hop that deserve to be here," rapper says
Rocker performed "When Doves Cry" and "The Cross" with Love Fellowship Choir