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Classic Rock Report Dec 8

December 12, 20151 min
In an interview last year, Chicago trumpet player Lee Loughnane shares his feelings about their omission thus far from the Rock Hall. “We used to think more about it than we are now, because it’s inexplicable why we wouldn’t be in it. To be able to work at this level this much time later it doesn’t mean anything to be in it or not be in it -- or, if it does, we haven’t been able to experience that yet. If it does happen, that’s something that will happen and then be gone, ‘cause any award or accolade that you are given is fleeting. Then you have the next moment after the ‘Thank you very much.’ What do you do now? Move on.” The fan-voting process for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will be ending on Dec. 9. According to the current standings, Chicago is leading the pack, having picked up more than 37 million votes, or 23.4 percent of the overall tally. While Chicago has a clear hold on the top spot, a little more than half a million votes separate Yes, the Cars, Deep Purple and the Stev

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