watch 100s of videos from Rock Hall of Fame induction ceremonies (Talking Heads, Prince, Stooges, more)
Since the pandemic hit, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has begun sharing a bunch of great performances from their induction ceremonies via its YouTube Channel, including the full ceremonies for 2018 (Bon Jovi, The Cars, Moody Blues, tributes to Tom Petty, Nina Simone and Chris Cornell, more), and 2019 (The Cure, Roxy Music, Def Leppard, Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, more).
But there's way more. You can check out: Talking Heads in 2002, which was their last performance to date; Little Richard playing "Tutti Frutti' in 1995; Prince in 2004; Patti Smith in 2000; Patti Smith and REM covering The Stooges' "I Wanna Be Your Dog" in 2007; The Stooges covering Madonna's "Burning Up" in 2008; Lou Reed and Soul Asylum performing "Sweet Jane" in 1995; Ray Charles paying tribute to Nat King Cole in 2000; Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne and Dhani Harrison performing The Travelling Wilburys' "Handle With Care" in 2004; U2 in 2005; The Pretenders and Neil Young in 2005; a team-up of Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith in 1995, and lots more.
There are also induction speeches (Ramones, Queen, Lou Reed, NWA, more), video tributes, red carpet interviews and more. They've also got helpful playlists, like "Punk & New Wave Inductees." Rock Hall is continuing to add to the archive, too. Check out the whole YouTube archive and watch select performances (h/t Vulture) below.
The 2020 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony has been postponed to November due to the coronavirus and this year welcomes Nine Inch Nails, The Notorious B.I.G., T. Rex, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, and The Doobie Brothers.