Heart’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction With Fellow Seattle Bands

Posted: April 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Originally posted on Jack Seattle FM:

“My name is Chris Cornell, and I’m here to induct my hometown heroes, Heart.” That’s how the Soundgarden frontman started his Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame induction speech.

Cornell continued by saying, “Let us now praise sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson.” before mentioning the rest of the original band. “Together these people made magic.”

“It never occured to us that Ann and Nancy Wilson were women existing in a world dominated by men,” Cornell said. “They blasted any sexist barriers in front of them.” He pointed out that Heart put the Pacific Northwest on the map “in a major way.”

“Before that, no one thought that rock stars could come from Seattle,” he said. “Heart was important to us, not just as musicians, but as proof that Seattle could produce something beautiful and rocking.”

He continued: “When you first heard the great albums that these men and women made, you…

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