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  • Writer's pictureBig Rick Stuart

Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan Thinks That Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Needs a Name-Change: 'It's Confusing People'

In a recent interview on the "Reinvented With Jen Eckhart" podcast, Billy Corgan said that Rock Hall should save itself the trouble and change the name to "Music Hall of Fame". He said (via American Songwriter):

"A general criticism is, 'Why have a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame if the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame isn't only relegated to rock 'n' roll?’ Personally, I think Willie Nelson belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Because there's no real clear definition, it's confusing to people."

He added:

"Why don't you just call it the Music Hall of Fame? I quantify rock 'n' roll as more of a spirit thing

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