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Doctorates of Rock

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Jeff Beck receives an honorary degree from the University of the Arts in  London, July 18, 2011.

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

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Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is awarded an honorary doctorate degree of Humane Letters by Fisk University in New York City, March 10, 1988.

Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin

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Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin receives an Honorary Doctorate of Music from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, May 13, 2006.

Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge

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Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge receives an Honorary Doctorate of Music from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, May 13, 2006.

Yusaf Islam

Yusaf Islam

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Yusaf Islam

Yusaf Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) receives an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Gloucestershire, England, on May 4, 2005.

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