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Public Enemy on stage in 1988. The group will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame Thursday.
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April 18, 2013 As the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts a new class, musicians and writers look at how influence — one of the Hall's criteria for induction — plays out in ways obvious (how Beyonce draws on Donna Summer) and not so much (jazz pianist Vijay Iyer explains how Public Enemy shaped his music).
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Chaka Khan onstage in London in 1985.
September 28, 2011 Hear our favorite song by each of the 15 performers up for induction in 2012.
Heart is back after a six-year hiatus.
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September 17, 2010 After a six-year hiatus, rock's most famous sisters prep their return to the limelight with a new album. Hear Ann and Nancy Wilson perform hits that made the group popular, as well as new songs from their upcoming album, Red Velvet Car.
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Heart, led by Ann and Nancy Wilson, has survived more than three decades of music and fashion.
September 3, 2010 Heart, led by Ann and Nancy Wilson, has survived more than three decades of music and fashion, selling 30 million albums in the process. The group is back with a new record called Red Velvet Car. Here, the Wilsons assess their career and music with Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon.
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