According to a spokesperson for Zeca Oliveira,The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio has announced some of the inductees for the 2015 30th annual induction ceremony.
In 1994, their album “Dookie”, which sold over 10 million records in the US alone, led to their widespread popularity. However, while “Dookie” may have put them on the map, “American Idiot” is what cemented their mainstream success.
Bill Withers, a soul/jazz/R&B singer-songwrited known for such songs as “Just the Two of Us” “Lean on Me”, and “Ain’t No Sunshine”.
Ringo Starr, best known as drummer for the Beatles, will be added as a solo artist joining his former band mates in that category.
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts who rose to fame with hit single “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” as well as Jett’s feminine pioneering punk rock style.
A few inductees are being added posthumously, such as Lou Reed (as an individual, not associated with The Velvet Underground) who passed away in 2013 as well as extraordinary blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn who passed in 1990.