Press release, Tuesday, December 12, 2000, New York -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees for the 16th Annual Induction Ceremony were announced today at VH-1 by Jann Wenner, editor... More >>>
Despite Bob Keane's work in getting Ritchie Valens (above) into the Hall of Fame, Keane wasn't invited to the induction ceremony, and he is understandably bitter: "I gave him his name. I gave him his music. And I gave him his fame. He was my life, you know?"