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2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Guns N’ Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more celebrate their legacies

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Joe Bonamassa, Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top and Derek Trucks perform during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Green Day

Green Day performs during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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The Beastie Boys

Adam "AdRock" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond of the Beastie Boys speak during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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John Mellencamp and Donovan

John Mellencamp and Donovan perform during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles performs during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Drum Circle

Questlove of The Roots, Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tre Cool of Green Day and Matt Sorum of Guns N' Roses at the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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On Behalf of Don Kirshner

Carole King presents an award to Sheila Kirshner, who accepts on behalf of her husband Don Kirshner during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Darlene Love

Darlene Love performs during the 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Little Steven

Steven Van Zandt speaks during the 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Guns and Green Day

Duff McKagan, Steven Adler, Slash and Matt Sorum of Guns N' Roses pose with Mike Dirnt, Billie Joe Armstrong and Tre Cool of Green Day during the 27th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Faces

Ronnie Wood, Ian McLagan and Kenney Jones of Faces accept their award during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.

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Beastie Boys Tribute

Travie McCoy of Gym Class Heroes, Black Thought of The Roots and Kid Rock perform during the 27th Annual Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall in Cleveland, Ohio on April 14th, 2012.