Kate not nominated for RnR Hall of Fame

Ann Powers at the LA Times music blog considers who hasn’t been, and ought to be, nominated for the (US) Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:

“Kate Bush: The godmother of New Wave, a pioneer of electronic music and the definitive artist of what I call “ultrafemme” pop, this thorny English rose is probably too reclusive to ever make it into the Rock Hall’s party crowd. But with artists like Maxwell and Big Boi speaking up for her, Bush is ripe for reevaluation.”

About Peter

My Kate CV: Kate fan since 1978. Saw Tour of Life at the London Palladium 1979. Went to first KBC Convention 1980. Founded Homeground with Dave 1982. Worked on 1985, 1990, and 1994 Kate Bush Conventions, and the 1986 Video Party with Dave, Lisa of KBC and Krys. Appeared in videos for The Big Sky and Experiment IV. Wrote Introduction, Chronology and Discography for EMI Music Publishing's 1987 "Kate Bush Complete". Wrote the sleeve note for the remastered 1998 reissue of "Hounds of Love". Invited to write sleeve notes for other reissues which never happened. My other CV: born 1955 in Bermondsey London, educated at Galleywall Primary, Walworth Comprehensive, and London School of Economics BSc(Econ)(Hon) 1976. Currently an Officer of the Crown Court determining legal costs in crminal cases. Met Krys in 1982 through Homeground, we were engaged on Glastonbury Tor on Kate's birthday in 1983, and married in November 1984.
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