First group of inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
R.I.P. Jim Nabors
Best known for portraying Gomer Pyle.
Happy 88th Birthday Berry Gordy Jr.
without the Miracles, there would be no Motown
Happy birthday Jimi Hendrix (R.I.P.)
Are You Experienced won 7 Grammy Awards and is considered one of the greatest rock albums of all time.
R.I.P. David Cassidy
Revealed in early 2017 he had dementia.
Happy 53rd Birthday Rev. Run
Founding member of Run-D.M.C.
Happy Birthday Mahalia Jackson (R.I.P.)
In 1950 became the first gospel singer to perform at Carnegie Hall.
R.I.P. Fats Domino
Elvis Presley called him the ‘King of Rock and Roll’.
R.I.P. Robert Guillaume
First black actor to win the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy series in 1985 and first and only black actor to win an Emmy for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 1979.