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Billy Joel to Induct John Mellencamp into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
02.26.2008 -

For Immediate Release

THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

ANNOUNCES ITS PRESENTERS FOR 2008 INDUCTION CEREMONY

New York -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation today announces the artists who will induct this yearís honorees at a ceremony on March 10, 2008, at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City:

Leonard Cohen will be inducted by Lou Reed

The Dave Clark Five (Dave Clark, Lenny Davidson, Rick Huxley, Denis Payton and Mike Smith) will be inducted by Tom Hanks

Madonna will be inducted by Justin Timberlake

John Mellencamp will be inducted by Billy Joel

Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff will be inducted by Jerry Butler

The Ventures (Bob Bogle, Nokie Edwards, Gerry McGee, Mel Taylor, Don Wilson) will be inducted by John Fogerty

Little Walter will be inducted by Ben Harper

The 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees were chosen by the 600 voters of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation. Artists are eligible for inclusion in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25 years after their first recording is released. John Mellencamp and The Ventures are among the artists slated to perform at the event which will air live on March 10th on VH1 Classic and streamed live by Best Buy on BestBuy.com.

In addition to being honored at the ceremony on March 10, 2008, each artist who is inducted is commemorated within the I.M. Pei-designed museum in Cleveland, Ohio. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame displays the signature of each inductee inscribed in glass. In addition, there is an exhibit of artifacts from this yearís inductees, and a multi-media film presentation with highlights from each artistís career. The exhibit on this yearís inductees will open in March 10, 2008 and will run for one year.


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