The Meters – The New Orleans ensemble have been revered by fans of both funk and R&B. Formed in the 1960s, they had hits like "Sophisticated Cissy," and "Look-Ka Py Py. Their songs have been sampled by hip-hop pioneers like the Beastie Boys and Run DMC and covered by artists like the Grateful Dead.
Rush – This is one fans have been waiting for. This Canadian group enjoyed popularity in the 1970s with songs like "Tom Sawyer" and "The Spirit Of Radio" and have long been favored to make the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.