The final push to get the Guess Who nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is on. Can you help?

Earlier this month, a grassroots operation out of Winnipeg was launched to grab the attention of the induction committee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. The goal was to get them to consider the Guess Who for the 2021 ballot.

A petition was started and is currently sitting at around 22,000 signatures. They want to try to get that as close to 50,000 signatures as possible. I quote from their press release:

Hello, to all The Guess Who online petition supporters and fans, 

Your response to the GuessWho4theHall’s call to action has been nothing short of mindboggling. Thank you! Voting by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to establish the final list of 15 nominees is about to happen within the next two weeks…

We are requesting your URGENT assistance to help double our online petition signatures and possibly reach 50,000!

If every one of us could commit to getting at least 2-3 additional people to sign the petition then we can get there! Please send this link to as many people in your network as you can: https://www.change.org/p/the-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-guesswho4thehall?

Let’s do this for a band that gave us all such great music and memories! Together we can make it happen! If we don’t, there may be NO SUGAR TONIGHT! 😉

Kindest Regards,

These Guys from #GuessWho4theHall

If you can help, here are some social media links:

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “The final push to get the Guess Who nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is on. Can you help?

  • January 28, 2021 at 11:48 am
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    I can’t help but think out loud: as worthy of an endeavour as this is, and I applaud the organizers for taking the initiative, getting on the ballot for the RNRHOF does not guarantee much. As we’ve seen in the past, the actual selection process is questionable, to say the least. I’ve been to the Hall in Cleveland and it is truly a music lover’s Mecca. I spent an afternoon there but I could’ve spent a week. The best part of the Hall was not the actually list of inductees – rather, it was the multitude of exhibits throughout that showcased artifacts and items from various artists. For example, the Grunge exhibit is small, but packed with memorabilia from all sorts of bands that have not been inducted. Same with the Heavy Metal exhibit and the Cleveland Rocks exhibit. Considering the U.S. and Canadian music scenes have been connected for decades, would it not make more sense to petition for a North of the 49th exhibit showcasing the various levels of Canadian music talent and its effect on the U.S., including The Guess Who? As far as actually induction, maybe it’s best summed up by Alex Lifeson’s “Blah Blah Blah” speech.

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