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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts....Cat Stevens???
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ^ | 2/19/14 | Rock & Roll HOF

Posted on 02/19/2014 2:47:38 PM PST by hoagy62

Today, the 2014 inductees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were announced. Among those being inducted were KISS, Hall & Oates, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, and Linda Ronstadt.

However, one inductee just ruined the whole thing for me: Cat Stevens, or...as he prefers to be known now...Yusef Islam.

How could the RRHOF make such a grievous error? Do they not know that the evil cult that he supports who have them all executed for the very thing that they personify?


TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; Society
KEYWORDS: catstevens; evil; islam; rrhof
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I used to think that the RRHOF wouldn't be complete until it inducted the mighty Ten Fingers of Doom himself, Ted Nugent. Now, I do not EVER want Ted's name associated with an organization that endorses such an angry and evil cult. As for myself, the RRHOF is dead to me, and my money shall never go to an entity that supports a foul, smelly, goat-humping, hell-bound, evil fool such as Yusef Islam.
1 posted on 02/19/2014 2:47:39 PM PST by hoagy62
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To: hoagy62

It’s a Wild World.


2 posted on 02/19/2014 2:49:06 PM PST by Oliviaforever
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To: hoagy62

Back before he converted he had a really tight band. He eschewed his successful career for Islam...bad choice IMHO, but he music prior to that was very good.


3 posted on 02/19/2014 2:51:19 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: hoagy62

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has - like The Nobel Peace Prize and other awards organizations - Jumped the Shark.

There are no longer relevant and credible.


4 posted on 02/19/2014 2:51:38 PM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: hoagy62

Cat Stevens was not a rock artist. His created pop music.


5 posted on 02/19/2014 2:51:55 PM PST by Jeff Chandler (Obamacare: You can't make an omelette without breaking a few eggs.)
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To: hoagy62

Even if he was still Cat Stevens, he wouldn’t belong.

The only one on that list that is truly deserving is Nirvana.


6 posted on 02/19/2014 2:51:59 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: hoagy62
Like the Oscars, Grammys, the Nobels — it's all political. Or in this case, politically correct and tolerant.
7 posted on 02/19/2014 2:52:03 PM PST by fatnotlazy
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To: hoagy62

The hall is no different than the Grammys or Oscars. Just a venue to push PC. Nothing legit about it.


8 posted on 02/19/2014 2:52:38 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: hoagy62
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts....Cat Stevens

Ooooooh!

The maniacal murdering moslems are gonna freak.

9 posted on 02/19/2014 2:52:52 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: hoagy62

Probably 3/4 of the votes Stevens got were from members that are unable to name more than two of his songs.


10 posted on 02/19/2014 2:53:49 PM PST by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: hoagy62
This adds extra insult to the fact that the Monkees get the back of the Hall of Fame's hand.

I can not stand the treacly Cat Stevens.

11 posted on 02/19/2014 2:54:24 PM PST by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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To: Fresh Wind
The only one on that list that is truly deserving is Nirvana.

When did they ever play a rock-n-roll song?

12 posted on 02/19/2014 2:55:17 PM PST by MS.BEHAVIN (Women who behave rarely make history)
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To: Fresh Wind

Nirvana...maybe someday. All they really did is stem in after hair metal became a parody. And Kobain grabbed the James Dean mantle for his generation via shotgun.

Kiss? Definitely based on historical impact and album sales. Hall and Oates? Defined white soul.


13 posted on 02/19/2014 2:56:05 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: hoagy62

Deep Purple overlooked again the RRHOF is a bad joke!


14 posted on 02/19/2014 2:56:53 PM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong.)
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To: hoagy62
hall & oates photo: Hall & Oates halloates.jpg

Hall & Oates?

15 posted on 02/19/2014 3:00:13 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: hoagy62

Why isn’t Journey in there?


16 posted on 02/19/2014 3:01:09 PM PST by autumnraine
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To: hoagy62

I thought he was on a watch list. No US entry. Maybe BHO can accept for him. BHO considers himself a “cool cat”...


17 posted on 02/19/2014 3:01:41 PM PST by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: Fresh Wind
The only one on that list that is truly deserving is Nirvana.

Here's something to make you feel old. The baby on the Nevermind cover, Spencer Elden, is now old enough to buy alcohol.

18 posted on 02/19/2014 3:04:04 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: Snickering Hound

yes! Hall and Oates! :)


19 posted on 02/19/2014 3:05:48 PM PST by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: hoagy62
Yusef Islam's had a few bright moments as a muslim.

After 9/11, he said:

I wish to express my heartfelt horror at the indiscriminate terrorist attacks committed against innocent people of the United States yesterday. While it is still not clear who carried out the attack, it must be stated that no right-thinking follower of Islam could possibly condone such an action. The Qur'an equates the murder of one innocent person with the murder of the whole of humanity. We pray for the families of all those who lost their lives in this unthinkable act of violence as well as all those injured; I hope to reflect the feelings of all Muslims and people around the world whose sympathies go out to the victims of this sorrowful moment.

I wouldn't have voted to induct him into the RRHOF.

20 posted on 02/19/2014 3:07:16 PM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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To: hoagy62

Another muzzie.


21 posted on 02/19/2014 3:08:11 PM PST by RetiredArmy (God's judgment on America is here for us to see. If America does not wake up, it is going to suffer)
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To: hoagy62
Rolling Stone is actually in charge of everything that makes the R&R HOF what it is. Their emphasis is not to define rock and roll and figure out who belongs. Instead, it's much too much into rock as a commercial and sensationalist enterprise. And the selections? It's pretty much a club that votes in their friends.

This year's induction is in Brooklyn, NY. That's right....the Rock Hall doesn't even get to have the induction in Cleveland every year.

I put them in "joke" status when their Women in Rock display included a Carrie Underwood concert outfit.

22 posted on 02/19/2014 3:10:23 PM PST by grania
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To: Norm Lenhart

Kiss-the very definition of parody.

Soul isn’t rock.

There’s a lot of acts in the RRHOF that belong in the Soul or R&B halls of fame.


23 posted on 02/19/2014 3:11:11 PM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: hoagy62
Oh, yes, Peace Train, I'd forgotten:

Now I've been crying lately, thinking about the world as it is
Why must we go on hating, why can't we live in bliss?

This from the guy who supported the death fatwa against Salman Rushdie. Well, everybody changes, and not always for the better. Nowadays it's Suicide Bombers For Peace...

24 posted on 02/19/2014 3:11:40 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Oliviaforever
♪♫Oh peace train sounding louder
Glide on the peace train
Come on now peace train
Yes, peace train holy roller♫♪


25 posted on 02/19/2014 3:13:07 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: Scoutmaster

All of what he said: Shaqiyya.

Never, EVER trust a muslim.


26 posted on 02/19/2014 3:17:27 PM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: autumnraine

As long as Grand Funk Railroad is not in the RRHOF, it is a big fat joke.


27 posted on 02/19/2014 3:18:10 PM PST by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: hoagy62

YUCKO!


28 posted on 02/19/2014 3:19:13 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: hoagy62

RRHOF has the significance of the ol’ album collection stored in the attic.


29 posted on 02/19/2014 3:19:14 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: hoagy62
Rock&Roll Hall of SHAME!!! feh...
30 posted on 02/19/2014 3:20:20 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Snickering Hound

After Lennon/McCartney, they are the most sold writing duo.


31 posted on 02/19/2014 3:23:01 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: hoagy62

It’s jihad time, baby.

At least for Cat Stevens.


32 posted on 02/19/2014 3:23:27 PM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Fresh Wind

Yea...roch has no relation to blues either I suppose?

Kiss is indeed parody...done right. Wearing lumberjack shirts and mumbling isn’t doing it right. It’s looking like a dweeb even though there was money in it.

Kiss entertained. Nirvana did...not sure what.


33 posted on 02/19/2014 3:31:28 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: hoagy62

What?! Now hold on just a minute! Linda Ronstadt is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!??!?!!!!


34 posted on 02/19/2014 3:34:20 PM PST by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: gorush

I agree.. nice tunes. I think he was overwhelmed by success and just went the opposite to a shut in, up tight, hateful disciplined religion that is the antithesis of the 60’s .


35 posted on 02/19/2014 3:36:25 PM PST by Dick Vomer (democrats are like flies, whatever they don't eat they sh#t on.)
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To: hoagy62

I recall when he turned moslem people piled up his records and ran them over with bulldozers


36 posted on 02/19/2014 3:41:43 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: hoagy62

I thought induction into the RRHOF was for a lifetime contribution to rock - or a game changer.

Cat was all that for an album or two but he hasn’t been heard from as a recording artist since about 1972.

Pandering to his Muslim-ness, IMHO. If that is the basis, add in Obama for his audio of his bio.


37 posted on 02/19/2014 3:44:01 PM PST by llevrok (F the government)
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To: shankbear

Indeed.


38 posted on 02/19/2014 3:48:52 PM PST by autumnraine
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To: hoagy62

The music from pre-Islam insanity is remarkable. But I do get your point (about Stevens).


39 posted on 02/19/2014 3:49:57 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: autumnraine

Journey. One of the best bands ever. I wonder the same thing.


40 posted on 02/19/2014 3:51:11 PM PST by RIghtwardHo
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To: Scoutmaster
Oh, boy...the coffee must've worn off.

It's Taqiyya, not "shaqiyya"

Must've been thinkin' Shaquille O'Neal. My bad.

41 posted on 02/19/2014 3:55:35 PM PST by hoagy62 ("Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered..."-Thomas Paine. 1776)
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To: hoagy62

And still no Doobie Brothers.

Pathetic.


42 posted on 02/19/2014 3:55:54 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal the 16th Amendment)
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To: Cyman

That’s one more than I can name.

As far as I’m concerned they need to stop inducting anyone. Rock and Roll ceased to exist years ago.


43 posted on 02/19/2014 4:05:40 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: hoagy62

Being a Muslim is no reason to deny him. However the fact that he was never a rocker is. As for Nuge, he never gets any respect. I was looking at a Rolling Stone top 100 guitar players and they have everyone who ever did session work on some obscure blues record in the 30s but no Motor City Madman. Not even an honorable mention. No John Fogerty either for that matter.


44 posted on 02/19/2014 4:07:15 PM PST by Hugin
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To: Fresh Wind

Actually, Linda Ronstadt is head & shoulders above everyone else on that list.


45 posted on 02/19/2014 4:11:28 PM PST by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: hoagy62
I'm holding out for my favorite Scandanavian band from the 70's.

I don't know why no one ever seemed to take them seriously.

46 posted on 02/19/2014 4:15:03 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: hoagy62
I trusted him on February 21, 1989, we he was asked about the fatwa calling for Salman Rushdie's death, and Yusef Islam replied:

He must be killed. The Qur'an makes it clear - if someone defames the prophet, then he must die.

47 posted on 02/19/2014 4:16:24 PM PST by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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To: hoagy62

Johnny Rivers. He’s sang and performed more hits than many that are in the RRHOF plus he produced and helped many that are already in the HOF. Rivers was responsible for the Fifth Dimensions success and the awareness of Jimmy Webb songs.


48 posted on 02/19/2014 4:16:29 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Norm Lenhart
The hall is no different than the Grammys or Oscars. Just a venue to push PC. Nothing legit about it.

They all are just glorified circle jerks. Not to be to subtle about it.

49 posted on 02/19/2014 4:17:27 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: VerySadAmerican
Rock and Roll ceased to exist years ago.<

Agreed. It died sometime in the early 1970s.

50 posted on 02/19/2014 4:17:54 PM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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