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    Hello Cleveland! Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2018 Review

    I also went to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland, OH.
    I will NEVER agree with the way they vote people in, but I still wanted to see the show.
    My best friend Jamie went with me.
    We went to the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame Museum first, which was a lot of fun.  I definitely want to go there again.
    Now to the show.
    It was really special seeing the original Bon Jovi band together.
    Jon Bon Jovi gave a great speech.
    Howard Stern, who inducted them, gave a great, funny speech.
    Dire Straits did not perform because Mark and David Knopfler did not attend.
    The tributes to Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Nina Simone were fun.
    Especially when Lauryn Hill did some Nina Simone songs.
    She was incredible.
    Ann Wilson and Jerry Cantrell paid tribute to Chris Cornell and played Black Hole Sun, which was cool. I was not expecting that.
    I’ll get to The Moody Blues in a second, but the biggest highlight of the night for me was seeing The Cars!!!
    They reunited specifically for this occasion.
    They had not done anything in 7 years, but on this night, it was like they never stopped.
    I’m very glad I saw them.
    They tore it up!!!!!!
    The Moody Blues closed the show and were cool.
    Each artist had 4 songs.
    The show was 4.5 hours. HBO aired 3 hours of it this past Saturday. Check repeats or on HBOGO for repeats.
    I’m not being super descriptive here, but again, you get the drift that I’m continuing to live out my dream/obsession.
    Most people want marriages and kids. God bless all of you, but what I want is the next concert experience.
    And believe me, I have more coming.

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