The 30th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony was held last night in Cleveland. Although the event won’t be televised until May 30th (on HBO), a slew of details, photos and videos have already been shared on social media and Rolling Stone (which has deep ties to the institution).
Below watch Ringo’s finale with a little help from all the stars, followed by a collection of the top tweets, links and pictures to surface online:
Read Billboard’s coverage of the Friday’s pre-ceremony festivities (ie Bill Withers, Beck, Tom Morello and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs were on hand to open the new inductees’ exhibits; see Instagrams of Beck touring the museum).
Read Miley Cyrus’ speech inducting Joan Jett at Rolling Stone
Watch Joan Jett discuss being inducted and Miley’s speech at Cleveland.com
Read Fall Out Boy’s speech inducting Green Day at Rolling Stone
Read Green Day’s acceptance speeches at Rolling Stone
Watch Zac Brown and Tom Morello cover “Born in Chicago” in tribute to The Paul Butterfield Blues Band’s induction here.
Read Patti Smith’s speech inducting Lou Reed at Rolling Stone
Read Laurie Anderson’s speech accepting for Lou Reed (her late husband) at Rolling Stone
Read Cleveland.com and Rolling Stone’s coverage of Lou Reed’s tribute by Karen O, Beck and Nate Reuss (photos have been collected at Beck Daily).
Watch video snippets of Beck backed by Karen O and Nate Ruess covering “Satellite of Love” in honor of Lou Reed here and here, or the full performance above.
Read Rolling Stone’s backstage interview with Yoko on Ringo’s induction
Read Paul McCartney’s speech inducting Ringo at Rolling Stone
Read Ringo’s acceptance speech at Rolling Stone