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Set List for Last Night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Yes, Nirvana did perform with Joan Jett subbing in for the still-absent Kurt.  And so did Kim Gordon. And St. Vincent. And Lorde. See?

Meanwhile, Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have apparently made up.  It will soon be raining frogs and blood-red rivers are imminent.

Vintage Vinyl News has this setlist summary:

  • Introductions – Jann Wenner
  • Induction of Brian Epstein and Andrew Loog Oldham by Peter Asher
  • Induction of Peter Gabriel
    • Digging in the Dirt – Peter Gabriel
    • Induction by Chris Martin
    • Washing of the Water – Peter Gabriel and Chris Martin
    • In Your Eyes – Peter Gabriel with Youssou n’Dour
  • Induction of Kiss
    • Induction by Tom Morello
  • Induction of Cat Stevens
    • Induction by Art Garfunkel
    • Father and Son – Cat Stevens
    • Wild World – Cat Stevens
    • Peace Train – Cat Stevens
  • Induction of Linda Ronstadt
    • Induction by Glenn Frey
    • Different Drum – Carrie Underwood
    • Blue Bayou – Emmylou Harris and Bonnie Raitt with Carrie Underwood
    • You’re No Good – Sheryl Crow with Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt and Carrie Underwood
    • It’s So Easy – Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Carrie Underwood
    • When Will I Be Loved – Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Carrie Underwood
  • Induction of the E-Street Band
    • Induction by Bruce Springsteen
    • E-Street Shuffle
    • The River
    • Kitty’s Back
  • In Memorium
  • Induction of Daryl Hall and John Oates
    • Induction by Questlove
    • She’s Gone
    • I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)
    • You Make My Dreams Come True
  • Induction of Nirvana
    • Induction by Michael Stipe
    • Smells Like Teen Spirit – Nirvana with Joan Jett
    • Aneurysm – Nirvana with Kim Gordon
    • Lithium – Nirvana with St. Vincent (Annie Clark)
    • All Apologies – Nirvana with Lorde


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