Best known for: Working hard for the money; a great mane of ’70s hair.
Résumé Highlights: Nineteen number one dance singles; five Grammys; one Oscar-winning song.
Has Influenced: Pretty much anyone who’s made dance music since 1975.
Most Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments: Those 17 minutes of risqué moaning on “Love to Love You Baby”; using Michael Jackson on an album…as a backup singer.
Least Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments: Labeling her sexy disco work “sinful” upon becoming born-again in the ’80s; that duet with Babs.
Getting in?: Definitely. Only Madonna has had more dance hits (and she got inducted in 2008).
J. GEILS BAND
Best Know for: Blow-your-face-out concerts; great manes of ’70s hair.
Résumé Highlights: “Centerfold” was number one for six weeks; “Freeze Frame” hit number four.
Has Influenced: Generations of bad open-mike blues bands; Aerosmith haters.
Most Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments: Featuring a bassist called Dr. Funk and a harmonica player called Magic Dick; refusing to get the band back together.
Least Rock ‘n’ Roll Moments: Getting the band together to open for Aerosmith; not finding a badass alternative to “stinks.”
Getting in?: Nope. They’re considered rock legends around here — and pretty much only around here.