The Canadian trio was among the bands that many fans thought had been unfairly excluded. Now, though, Rush is being inducted along with Heart, Public Enemy, Randy Newman, Donna Summer, Quincy Jones and Lou Adler.
Critic Kevin Whitehead reviews a new, seven-disc Charles Mingus box set chronicling the jazz legend's mid-'60s live performances. The records, Whitehead says, "can be a little raw, as if the explosive music caught the engineers by surprise."
The "Diana Ross of Mexican music" is believed to have been on a small plane that crashed Sunday in Northern Mexico, killing all seven people on board. A California native, she sold millions of records and was an emerging TV star.
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