Kiss Off

The borders of rock can be indistinct. Bob Marley is reggae, but there is no question that rock informed his music as well. Buddy Guy influenced Jimi, and vice-versa. The Stones sang Motown and Detroit was listening back. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame reflects this blurry wonder of cross-fertilization by accepting almost every musician and group, including those who have no connection whatsoever with rock and or roll. The Hall is also inclusive to a fault with lots of footnotes, minor players and one-hit wonders on the roster.

You could argue pro and con for Kiss (and the Hall has said con so far), but Gene Simmons makes some good points here.

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