24 Feb 05
B.B. King and Eric Clapton will team up to induct bluesman Buddy Guy at the 20th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The event will take place on 14 March at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Highlights will be televised on US cable channel, VH1 on 19 March 2005.
Bruce Springsteen will induct U2, returning the favor as Bono inducted Springsteen several years ago.
Rod Stewart will speak about singer Percy Sledge (“When a Man Loves a Woman”) and Neil Young will honor the Pretenders. Justin Timberlake will pay tribute to the O’Jays.