The Beatles’ Paul McCartney Will Also Honor Foo Fighters
Paul McCartney and Taylor Swift will induct newcomers to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during their annual ceremony scheduled for Cleveland on October 30.
McCartney will perform for Foo Fighters in the hall announced on Monday. He is close to Foo Fighter frontman Dave Grohl, who will share the distinction of joining twice next week. McCartney as a Beatle and solo artist, while Grohl joined as a member of Nirvana in 2014.
Swift will enlist songwriter Carole King, and will also perform some of her own music with Jennifer Hudson.
Film “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” Angela Bassett, who plays Tina Turner in the film, will join the singer. Christina Aguilera, Mickey Guyton, HER and Bryan Adams are due to pay tribute to Turner.
Another actor, Drew Barrymore, is enlisted to appear in The Go-Go. Lionel Richie will speak in honor of music executive Clarence Avant.
Others inducted this year include Jay-Z, Todd Rundgren, Kraftwerk, Charlie Patton, Gil Scott-Heron, LL Cool J, Billy Preston and Randy Rhodes. Presenters for him on Monday were not announced.