Gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe's influence on early rock pioneers like Elvis and Jerry Lee Lewis earned her a place in the Hall of Fame.
January 01, 1957 Acquista
American gospel singer Sister Rosetta Tharpe (1915 - 1973) singing and playing the guitar with the Lucky Millinder Band.
January 01, 1944 Acquista
American new wave band The Cars received 552,000 votes.
January 01, 1982 Acquista
FRIDAYS - Show Coverage with Musical Guests The Cars - Shoot Date: September 19, 1980.
September 19, 1980 Acquista
British band Dire Straits received 613,000 votes.
January 01, 1978 Acquista
Dire Straits perform on stage in Guildford, 1982. L-R John Illsley, Terry Williams, Mark Knopfler, Hal Lindes, Alan Clark.
Birmingham, UK band the Moody Blues received 947,000 votes.
January 01, 1970 Acquista
Photo of MOODY BLUES performing on TOP OF THE POPS, 22nd August 1971.
August 22, 1971 Acquista
First time nominee Nina Simone made it from a group of 19 nominees.
October 01, 1969 Acquista
Photo of Nina SIMONE, Nina Simone performing on stage.
July 11, 1970 Acquista
Sayreville, NJ's own Bon Jovi leads this year's class with 1.16 million votes.
March 10, 1987 Acquista
Bon Jovi Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Hugh McDonald live at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, April 20, 1985.
April 20, 1985 Acquista