BOB SEGER: Another Hall of Fames Comes Knocking
2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Bob Seger is headed into another hall -- the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He tells us, "It's a great honor and I'm very flattered. It makes me want to get back in the studio and write more!" Seger is currently writing and recording songs for his next album, tentatively titled Ride Out, which he hopes to release in September.
Joining Seger in the Hall of Fame will be:
These five inductees, with other special award recipients, will be honored on June 14th at the Marriott Marquis in New York.
Among the artists nominated this year who did not make it are Pete Townshend, Steve Miller, Lou Reed, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Dion DiMucci, Blondie's Deborah Harry and Chris Stein, Cat Stevens, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart of Eurhythmics and George Michael.
Previous inductees include John Fogerty, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Billy Joel, Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Brian Wilson, James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, Van Morrison and many others.