The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its short list of nominees last week. The list of candidates for induction next year includes The J. Geils Band, Bon Jovi, Donovan and Neil Diamond. Our Smackdown guests were a little underwhelmed.
Today: E-Music editor-in-chief J. Edward Keyes and music writer Jaime Lowe make their case for a nominee that should NOT be inducted into the Hall. But first, LA Times pop critic Ann Powers will introduce this year’s crop of nominees and explain why they’re on the list.