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David Letterman to induct Pearl Jam into Rock Hall of Fame

David Letterman to induct Pearl Jam into Rock Hall of Fame

In reaction to concerned fans, the Hall of Fame said that "it's great of David to step in and we're keeping Neil in our thoughts". You can guess which song people are rooting for.

"We've been through a lot, this group", Vedder explained, "and if it weren't for everybody out hearing about our music, if it weren't for everybody out here who came to the shows".

Snoop Dogg inducted the late Tupac Shakur. 'And I'm happy to say, because they stood up to them, every concert ticket in America today is free'.

He said to laughs from the audience: "That's right — Tupac got Snoop Dogg smoking blunts".

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It comes amid the violent demonstrations across Venezuela that we have reported on here. According to Rascon, "More than 400 arrested, at least seven people killed".

Alicia Keys performed a medley of Shakur's songs on piano, including "Dear Mama" and "Changes".

One of the night's most anticipated performances was Journey's.

Hitmakers Journey reunited with longtime estranged singer Steve Perry, but only for their induction speech, as the singer has not performed with the band in decades and has only rarely sung in public.

After Nirvana just three years ago, Pearl Jam is the second band with roots in Seattle's grunge rock scene to make it into the Rock Hall.

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In terms of other new releases Mass Effect: Andromeda debuted at number three, but with a smaller launch than Mass Effect 3 . As for te month's best-selling game, Wildlands , is had the best launch of any Ghost Recon game ever, Naji said.

Journey (sort of) gave us the reunion we were hoping for on Friday.

"If somehow, some way, Chance the Rapper ever sees or hears this, I just want to tell him my daughter, Olivia, loves you", he told the RRHOF crowd. Over the weekend, Pearl Jam posted a photo of it on Instagram with the caption "Jeff's RRHOF shirt". While ELO and YES performed some of their more popular hits, like "Evil Woman" and "Roundabout", respectively, Baez opened her set with "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" taking a not-so-subtle jab at Donald Trump.

She was inducted by Jackson Browne, who said the first album he bought with his own money was Baez's second album. The night's first inductee kicked things off with its cover of Berry's "Roll Over Beethoven". The induction ceremony will also contain a Prince tribute by Lenny Kravitz and a ceremony honoring lifetime achievement recipient Nile Rodgers that will be led by Pharrell.

One police officer killed, another wounded in Paris shooting
The cause of the incident remains unknown, but media reports say that the police are investigating it as a possible terrorist act. A man emerged from the auto and opened fire on the van with an "automatic weapon", killing one officer instantly, he said.


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