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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, 1986 – 2015

See everyone honored, from Buddy Holly and Miles Davis to Madonna and Metallica

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: 1986: Buddy Holly

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Here's every artist ever inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since its inception.


Kurt Cobain of Nirvana during Nirvana In Concert Photo File at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, Illinois, United States. (Photo by James Crump/WireImage)

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Nirvana (2014 Inductee)

Cat Stevens

TO GO WITH STORY BY JACQUES KLOPP British singer-songwriter Yusuf Islam, formely known as Cat Stevens, rehearses onstage at the Hammersmith Apollo in west London on November 5, 2014. Folk-pop legend Cat Stevens has been known as Yusuf Islam since he became a Muslim in the 1970s. After a long absence, he is making his comeback with a world tour that attempts to reconcile his dual identity. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens (2014 Inductee)

Peter Gabriel

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 03: Peter Gabriel performs live on stage at Wembley Arena during his Back to Front tour on December 3, 2014 in London, United Kingdom (Photo by Jim Dyson/Redferns via Getty Images)

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Peter Gabriel (2014 Inductee)


LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: (L-R) Singer/bassist Gene Simmons, drummer Eric Singer, singer/guitarist Paul Stanley and guitarist Tommy Thayer of Kiss arrive at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to kick off their residency "Kiss Rocks Vegas" on November 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steven Lawton/Getty Images)

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Kiss (2014 Inductee)

Hall & Oates

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - AUGUST 11: Daryl Hall (L) and John Oates of Daryl Hall & John Oates perform at Day Three of the Outside Lands Music & Art Festival at Golden Gate Park on August 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

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Hall & Oates (2014 Inductee)

Linda Rondstadt

PASADENA, CA - AUGUST 17: Singer Linda Ronstadt onstage during the 2008 ALMA Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on August 17, 2008 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for NCLR)

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Linda Ronstadt (2014 Inductee)

Green Day

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 15: Guitarist/ vocalist Billie Joe Armstrong (L) and bassist Mike Dirnt of the rock band Green Day perform at Irving Plaza on September 15, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Eisman/Getty Images)

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Green Day (2015 Inductee)

Lou Reed

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 03: Lou Reed attends the John Varvatos Presents Transformer By Lou Reed And Mick Rock on October 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for John Varvatos)

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Lou Reed (2015 Inductee)

Joan Jett

SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 4: Joan Jett of Joan Jett and the Blackhearts performs as part of Radio 94.7's Electric Christmas at Sleep Train Arena on December 4, 2013 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images)

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Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (2015 Inductee)

Bill Withers

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 24: Bill Withers attends The Congressional Black Caucus Spouses Event at The Newseum on September 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Monica Morgan/WireImage)

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Bill Withers (2015 Inductee)

Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble

American musician Stevie Ray Vaughan plays guitar as he performs onstage at the Alpine Valley Music Theater, East Troy, Wisconsin, August 25, 1990. (Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (2015 Inductee)

Paul Butterfield Blues Band

BERKELEY, CA - OCTOBER 1978: Michael Bloomfield, Paul Butterfield and Elvin Bishop perform with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band at Chet Helms' Tribal Stomp on October 1, 1978 at the Greek Theater in Berkeley, California. (Photo by Ed Perlstein/Redferns/Getty Images)

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Paul Butterfield Blues Band (2015 Inductee)

The 5 Royales

CIRCA 1955: R and B group The '5' Royales (also known as The '5' Royals) Clockwise from the top: Jimmy Moore, Johnny Tanner, Lowman Pauling, Eugene Tanner and Obadiah Carter pose for a portrait circa 1955. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)

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The “5” Royales (2015 Inductee)

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