The Rock ‘n’ Roll Freaks Hall – Past Election Results

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2018 Election

Golden Era (artists and groups who debuted before 1968)
52 ballots counted

The Move – 31
Rufus Thomas – 27
The Easybeats – 25
The Monks – 23
The Standells – 23
The Turtles -23
Hasil Adkins – 23

The Music Machine – 21
Doug Sahm – 21
Esquerita – 20
Moby Grape – 20
The Trashmen – 19
Larry Williams – 19
The Shadows of Knight – 18
Sonny Boy Williamson – 17
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – 16
Screaming Lord Sutch – 16
Nicky Hopkins – 15
Davie Allan – 14
Charlie Feathers – 14
Johnny “Guitar” Watson – 14
Andre Williams – 11
Ronnie Dawson – 8
The Barbarians – 6
The Rationals – 5

 

Contributors
16 ballots counted

Danny Fields – 12
Tom Wilson – 11

Rodney Bingenheimer – 10
Hilly Kristal – 7
Murray the K. – 7
D.A. Pennebaker – 7
John Sinclair – 6
Paul Williams – 6
Guy Stevens – 5
Pete “Mad Daddy” Myers – 4

2017 Election

Modern Era (performers who debuted between 1967 and 1981)

34 ballots counted

Devo – 24
Buzzcocks – 22
The Modern Lovers – 22
Slade – 22
Motorhead – 21
Mott the Hoople – 21
Roxy Music – 21
The Damned – 21
The Fleshtones – 21

Rockpile – 20
Suicide – 19
Thin Lizzy – 19
The Dictators – 18
Blue Oyster Cult – 17
Dead Boys – 16
Hawkwind – 16
Blue Cheer – 15
Moby Grape – 15
Pere Ubu – 15
Billy Childish – 14
The Sweet – 14
The Jam – 13
Radio Birdman – 13
Soft Machine – 9
Grand Funk Railroad – 8

Golden Era (performers who debuted before 1967)

47 ballots counted

Kingsmen – 35
Bobby Fuller Four – 33
Wynonie Harris – 33
Chocolate Watch Band – 32
Wailers – 32
Richard Berry – 32

Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – 30
Standells – 30
Rufus Thomas – 30
Easybeats – 29
Hasil Adkins – 28
Doug Sahm – 28
Esquerita – 25
Move – 25
Davie Allen – 24
Music Machine – 24
Monkees – 23
Fugs – 22
Shadows – 22
Hound Dog Taylor – 22
Roy Brown – 19
Collins Kids – 16
Johnny Winter – 13
Suzi Quatro – 11
Swamp Dogg – 8

Contributors

15 ballots counted

Lenny Kaye – 9
Miriam Linna & Billy Miller – 9
Dewey Phillips – 9

Paul Williams – 8
Danny Fields – 7
Tom Wilson – 7
Harold Bronson & Richard Foos – 5
Lillian Roxon – 5
Rodney Bingenheimer – 4
Malcolm McLaren – 2

2016 Election (64 ballots counted)

Captain Beefheart – 49
T. Rex – 42
Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers – 42
Big Mama Thornton – 41
Alex Chilton – 40
Slim Harpo – 40

Devo – 38
The Kingsmen – 38
Roxy Music – 37
Doug Sahm – 36
Rufus Thomas – 35
The Fugs – 34
The Bobby Fuller Four – 34
The Dictators – 33
The Music Machine – 33
Wynonie Harris – 32
Larry Williams – 30
Hasil Adkins – 29
Mickey “Guitar” Baker – 27
Richard Berry – 27
Blue Cheer – 26
Esquerita – 25
Rockpile – 24
The Wailers – 23
Nicky Hopkins – 17

Contributor’s Ballot (54 ballots counted):

Shadow Morton – 31
Greg Shaw – 29

Danny Fields – 28
Miriam Linna & Billy Miller – 27
Murray the K – 23
D.A. Pennebaker – 23
Paul Williams – 23
Tom Wilson – 22
Guy Stevens – 16
Pete “Mad Daddy” Meyers – 12

2015 Election (72 ballots counted)

The Troggs – 52
Flamin’ Groovies – 51
The Shangri-Las – 51
Them – 47
The Zombies – 47

The Dictators – 41
The Kingsmen – 41
Captain Beefheart – 38
Devo – 38
The Bobby Fuller Four – 38
Slim Harpo – 38
Big Mama Thornton – 37
Buzzcocks – 36
The Standells – 36
Hasil Adkins – 35
The Easybeats – 35
The Monks – 35
Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – 34
Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers – 34
The Trashmen – 34
Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels – 33
Doug Sahm – 33
Big Star – 32
The Music Machine – 32
Charlie Feathers – 31
Rufus Thomas – 31
Esquerita – 30
Blue Cheer – 29
The Fugs – 28
Richard Berry – 27
Wynonie Harris – 27
Radio Birdman – 27
Moby Grape – 26
The Wailers – 26
The Fleshtones – 25
Larry Williams – 25
Arthur Brown – 24
Lee Dorsey – 24
Davie Allan – 23
Dale Hawkins – 23
Screaming Lord Sutch – 22
Johnny “Guitar” Watson – 22
Andre Williams – 22
Mickey “Guitar” Baker – 21
Johnny Kidd & the Pirates – 20
Roy Brown – 19
The Clovers – 15
The Collins Kids – 12
Billy Ward & the Dominoes – 11
Wayne Cochran – 9

Contributor’s Ballot (65 ballots counted):

Kim Fowley – 41
Joe Meek – 38

Greg Shaw – 31
Shadow Morton – 22
Hilly Kristal – 21
D.A. Pennebaker – 18
Tom Wilson – 17
Murray the K – 16
Danny Fields – 15
Rodney Bingenheimer – 12
Dewey Phillips – 12
Rick Hall – 11
Paul Williams – 10
Chet Helms – 8
The Bonaparte Distribution Agency – 7

2014 Inaugural Election

Round I: Debuted by 1959 (61 ballots counted)

Link Wray – 58
Dick Dale – 53
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – 50
Johnny Burnette & the Rock ‘n’ Roll Trio – 46

Slim Harpo – 45 Big Mama Thornton – 44 Doug Sahm – 38 The Fabulous Wailers – 37 Rufus Thomas – 36 Richard Berry – 35 Wynonie Harris – 35 Larry Williams – 34 Lee Dorsey – 33 Esquerita – 31 Junior Parker – 31 Johnny “Guitar” Watson – 31 Joe Tex – 30 The “5″ Royales – 28 Dale Hawkins – 28 Johnny Kidd & the Pirates – 28 Ronnie Hawkins – 27 Roy Brown – 26 The Collins Kids – 25 The Shadows – 25 The Clovers – 24 Charlie Feathers – 24 Mickey “Guitar” Baker – 22 Ronnie Dawson – 22 Billy Lee Riley & His Little Green Men – 21 Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown – 20 The Kings of Rhythm – 19 The Falcons – 17 Amos Milburn – 17 Don & Dewey – 16 Billy Ward & the Dominoes – 16 Janis Martin – 15 Nolan Strong & the Diablos – 15 Andre Williams – 15 Big Jay McNeely – 14 Wayne Cochran & the C.C. Riders – 12 Jack Scott – 9 Doctor Ross – 7 Jerry McCain – 7 Laura Lee Perkins – 7 Vince Taylor – 7 Bobby Marcham – 6 Warren Smith – 6 Kid Thomas – 6 Young Jessie – 3 Andy Starr – 2

Round II: Debuted between 1960-1969 (67 ballots counted)

Love – 60
The MC5 – 59
? and the Mysterians – 58
The Pretty Things – 56
The Seeds – 54
The Sonics – 53
Paul Revere & the Raiders – 52
13th Floor Elevators – 51

T. Rex – 49 Them – 48 The Troggs – 47 The Zombies – 47 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band – 45 The Flamin’ Groovies – 44 The Shangri-Las – 44 Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels – 42 Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs – 42 The Easybeats – 41 The Kingsmen – 41 Mott the Hoople – 39 The Standells – 37 Blue Cheer – 36 The Bobby Fuller Four – 36 Moby Grape – 36 Paul Butterfield Blues Band – 35 Kim Fowley – 34 The Fugs – 32 The Music Machine – 32 The Turtles – 32 The Move – 31 Alex Chilton – 30 Jr. Walker & the All-Stars – 29 Slade – 27 The Sweet – 26 The Chocolate Watchband – 25 Deep Purple – 25 The Monks 24 The Shadows of Knight – 24 The Crazy World of Arthur Brown – 23 The Creation – 23 Hasil Adkins – 22 Can – 21 The Trashmen – 21 Davie Allan & the Arrows – 20 Screaming Lord Sutch – 20 Os Mutantes – 11 The Surfaris – 11 Thee Midniters – 10 Q65 – 10 The Misunderstood – 9 The Rationals – 9 The Deviants – 8 The Shaggs – 8 Silver Apples – 8 The Downliners Sect – 7 The Red Krayola – 7 The Action – 6 Wally Tax & the Outsiders – 6 The Legendary Stardust Cowboy – 4 Milan the Leather Boy – 1

Round III: Debuted between 1970-1979 (75 ballots counted)

New York Dolls – 66
The Cramps – 63

Buzzcocks – 56 Devo – 55 Cheap Trick – 51 The Runaways – 51 Johnny Thunders & the Heartbreakers – 51 Television – 50 Big Star – 48 The Damned – 48 The Jam – 46 Nick Lowe – 46 The Dictators – 45 Motorhead – 44 Roxy Music – 43 X – 42 The Modern Lovers – 40 Thin Lizzy – 40 Dead Boys – 39 Dead Kennedys – 39 The Fleshtones – 38 Black Flag – 36 Blue Oyster Cult – 36 Dave Edmunds – 36 The B-52′s – 33 Suzie Quatro – 32 The Saints – 32 Pere Ubu – 31 Rory Gallagher – 30 Public Image Ltd. – 30 Radio Birdman – 30 Dr. Feelgood – 29 Hound Dog Taylor & the House Rockers – 29 The Raspberries – 28 The Stranglers – 28 Wire – 28 Billy Childish – 27 Suicide – 27 The J. Geils Band – 26 Hawkwind – 25 The Misfits – 25 X-Ray Spex – 23 The Fall – 22 The Real Kids – 20 Rocket From the Tombs – 20 The Birthday Party – 19 Fear – 18 The Senational Alex Harvey Band – 17 Death -16 Jeff “Monoman” Conolly – 15 Sonic’s Rendezvous Band – 15 Swamp Dogg – 14 The Weirdos – 14 The Plasmatics – 13 The Soft Boys – 13 The Germs – 10 The Romantics – 10 Brownsville Station – 9 The Avengers – 7 Crass – 4

Round IV: Non-Performers (29 ballots counted)

Lester Bangs – 27
John Peel – 25

Hilly Kristal – 22 Greg Shaw – 20 Joe Meek – 18 Murray the K – 17 Rodney Bingenheimer – 15 Shadow Morton – 15 Bronson and Foos – 13 Paul Wiliams -13 Danny Fields – 12 Tom Wison – 12 Griffin/Kelly/MoscosoMouse/Wilson – 11 Rick Hall – 11 Chet Helms – 11 The Bihari Brothers – 10 D.A. Pennebaker – 10 Dewey Phillips – 10 Bobby Robinson – 9 Jack and Devora Brown – 8 Lillian Roxon – 7 Gloria Stavers – 6 Guy Stevens – 6 Mad Mike Motrovich – 5 Russ Gibb – 3