Due to the fact Roger Friedman reported at that time*:

Historically, a number of the music artists Wenner is rumored becoming responsible to possess staying away had been at some point inducted (Hurry, Hug, Chi town, Quincy Jones, the new Moody Blues), but here will always be others who nonetheless think he’s blackballed (brand new Monkees, Toto, Ted Nugent, the brand new Guess Who).

The quintessential well known question of Wenner getting their “flash for the scale” is the 2007 induction out-of Grandmaster Flash & the fresh new Angry Five.

Considering provide knowledgeable about the mysterious ways of the newest Rock and you may Move Hallway away from Fame Base, United kingdom Attack class The new Dave Clark Five and not Grandmaster Thumb completed 5th regarding final voting of nominating committee and have to have been inducted on the Friday nights.

Based on supply, Running Stone writer Jann Wenner, who recently designated himself president of Basis after the death away from Ahmet Ertegun, overlooked the last voting and you will chosen Grandmaster Thumb along side DC5 for it year’s ceremony.