Kiss made up, but its music went unheard. Nirvana used four women rockers to sing Kurt Cobain’s songs. And Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band turned its honor into a marathon.
Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel, and Hall & Oates are among 16 first-time nominees to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Nirvana was nominated in its first year of eligibility.