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It's Only Rock & Roll But I Like It

Visiting the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and seeing more than a century of musical history, from one of Thomas Edison's wax cylinders up to Taylor Swift and Alabama Shakes  

 

 Elvis's suit from the cover of  50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong

Elvis's suit from the cover of 50,000,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong

 Iconic Foundations. Guitars played by legends of the blues including Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, John Lee Hooker, and more.  

Iconic Foundations. Guitars played by legends of the blues including Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, John Lee Hooker, and more.  

 One of Mary Wilson's Supreme dresses

One of Mary Wilson's Supreme dresses

 The 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, featuring original concert posters, Jimi Hendrix's purple velvet jacket, and more.  

The 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love, featuring original concert posters, Jimi Hendrix's purple velvet jacket, and more.  

 Undipped LSD blotter paper and Janis Joplin necklace. 

Undipped LSD blotter paper and Janis Joplin necklace. 

 Life in the fast lane. Eagles rehearsal set list and hotel room key collection.  

Life in the fast lane. Eagles rehearsal set list and hotel room key collection.  

 Sunglasses, pin, and setlist from final Ramones concert.  

Sunglasses, pin, and setlist from final Ramones concert.  

 Leather pants immortalized on the cover of  Al Green's Greatest Hits .  

Leather pants immortalized on the cover of Al Green's Greatest Hits.  

 Letter and disc sent to members of the press when Prince adopted the symbol as his name in the 90's.  

Letter and disc sent to members of the press when Prince adopted the symbol as his name in the 90's.  

 Yeah yeah yeah. Among the costumes, dolls, lyrics, and more sits Ringo Starr's drum kit.  

Yeah yeah yeah. Among the costumes, dolls, lyrics, and more sits Ringo Starr's drum kit.  

 Mick Jagger stage outfit

Mick Jagger stage outfit

 Jimi Hendrix clothing, guitar, even the family couch. 

Jimi Hendrix clothing, guitar, even the family couch. 

 Mother Monster. Lady Gaga costume from her "Bad Romance" video.  

Mother Monster. Lady Gaga costume from her "Bad Romance" video.  

 We Are Devo  

We Are Devo  

 Video killed the radio star.  

Video killed the radio star.  

 Just part of the collection: Johnny Cash's writing desk, along with contracts, letters, and his harmonica. 

Just part of the collection: Johnny Cash's writing desk, along with contracts, letters, and his harmonica. 

 Pearl Jam selection from this year's inductees.  

Pearl Jam selection from this year's inductees.  

 Rolling Stone at 50.  

Rolling Stone at 50.  

 Metal Gods. Rob Halford jacket and handwritten lyrics to "Judas Rising".  

Metal Gods. Rob Halford jacket and handwritten lyrics to "Judas Rising".  

 Punk display, featuring The Misfits, Ramones, Circle Jerks, and many more.  

Punk display, featuring The Misfits, Ramones, Circle Jerks, and many more.  

 Alice in Claymation

Alice in Claymation