Rock & Roll Hall of Fame 2004

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner – Once again the evening at New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel was a great deal of fun for the honored inductees, their friends and families and many of their lawyers and managers

As people took their seats Keith Richards chats with Peter Wolf while Little Steven says Hi! to Robert Plant and his wife.

March 15 – As people took their seats Keith Richards chats with Peter Wolf while Little Steven says Hi! to Robert Plant and his wife.

Keith Richards sitting next to Peter Wolf along with Little Steven Van Zant and Robert Plant at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Kid Rock says hello to Ahmet Ertegun as Kid's date Jaime Presley takes her seat.

Kid Rock says hello to Ahmet Ertegun as Kid’s date Jaime Presley takes her seat.

Ahmet Ertegun, Kid Rock, and Jaime Presley at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Lenny Kravitz shows off his big hair to Chris Rock.

Lenny Kravitz shows off his big hair to Chris Rock.

Lenny Kravitz and Chris Rock at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Mick Jagger, Leelee Sobieski, Lenny Kravitz, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jann Wenner and Matt Nye.

Mick Jagger, Leelee Sobieski, Lenny Kravitz, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jann Wenner and Matt Nye.

Mick Jagger, Leelee Sobieski, Lenny Kravitz, Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jann Wenner, and Matt Nye at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Prince started off the evening on a very upbeat note performing three songs and then was inducted into the Hall of Fame. We weren't allowed to photograph his show, but I got a shot as he returned to his party at his table.

Prince started off the evening on a very upbeat note performing three songs and then was inducted into the Hall of Fame. We weren’t allowed to photograph his show, but I got a shot as he returned to his party at his table.

Prince at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Keith was with his beautiful model daughter, Theodora and they both seemed to have a very good time watching the show.

Keith was with his beautiful model daughter, Theodora and they both seemed to have a very good time watching the show.

Theodora Richards and Keith Richards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Traffic was inducted by Dave Matthews.

Traffic was inducted by Dave Matthews.

Traffic and Dave Mathews on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Steve Winwood looked happy to be playing with Traffic again.

Steve Winwood looked happy to be playing with Traffic again.

Steve Winwood performing with Traffic at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-039

Ahmet Ertegun and Mick Jagger inducted Rolling Stone Magazine Publisher and Founder Jann Wenner.

Ahmet Ertegun and Mick Jagger inducted Rolling Stone Magazine Publisher and Founder Jann Wenner.

Ahmet Ertegun, Mick Jagger, and Jann Wenner at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Bruce Springsteen inducted Jackson Browne, mentioning all the very pretty girls Jackson had in his audience.

Bruce Springsteen, NYC, - 2004
Bruce Springsteen inducted Jackson Browne, mentioning all the very pretty girls Jackson had in his audience.
Bruce Springsteen inducted Jackson Browne, mentioning all the very pretty girls Jackson had in his audience.

Bruce Springsteen on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Jackson Browne thanked the Hall of Fame.....

Jackson Browne thanked the Hall of Fame…..

Jackson Brown on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

.....and played a few songs.

…..and played a few songs.

Jackson Brown performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

The Dells got the crowd up and cheering after their induction.

The Dells got the crowd up and cheering after their induction.

The Dells performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

As he inducted Bob Seeger Kid Rock also thanked Bruce, saying that his mother was one of the very pretty girls who went to Jackson Browne concerts.

As he inducted Bob Seeger Kid Rock also thanked Bruce, saying that his mother was one of the very pretty girls who went to Jackson Browne concerts.

Bob Seeger, & Kid Rock on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Keith Richards inducted ZZ Top saying "It's all about the blues, isn't it?" and he also thanked the audience "for all their mothers".

Keith Richards inducted ZZ Top saying “It’s all about the blues, isn’t it?” and he also thanked the audience “for all their mothers”.

Keith Richards on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons played some rousing ZZ Top hits.

Dusty Hill, & Billy Gibbons, NYC, - 2004
Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons played some rousing ZZ Top hits.
Dusty Hill and Billy Gibbons played some rousing ZZ Top hits.

ZZ Top perfroming at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

George Harrison's widow Olivia and their son Dhani accepted the honors for George.

George Harrison’s widow Olivia and their son Dhani accepted the honors for George.

Olivia Harrison and Dhani Harrison on stage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Dhani then played with Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty who inducted George recalling that they knew him well when they played together in the Silver Willburys.

Dhani then played with Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty who inducted George recalling that they knew him well when they played together in the Silver Willburys.

Jeff Lynne, Dhani Harrison, and Tom Petty performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Then Prince joined them with a fantastic guitar solo on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".

Prince, NYC, - 2004
Then Prince joined them with a fantastic guitar solo on "While My Guitar Gently Weeps".
Then Prince joined them with a fantastic guitar solo on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”.

Prince performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

This was followed by all the winners and presenters ending the show with a rockin' jam session.

This was followed by all the winners and presenters ending the show with a rockin’ jam session.

Kid Rock, Jackson Brown, Anton Fig, Billy Gibbons, Tom Petty, Tom "Bones" Malone, Keith Richards, and Alan Chez performing at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

 

After the show, Dhani Harrison says Hi! to Sean Lennon.

After the show, Dhani Harrison says Hi! to Sean Lennon.

Dhani Harrison and Sean Lennon at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Bruce Springsteen leaves with his wife Patti.

Bruce Springsteen leaves with his wife Patti.

Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004 © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Yoko Ono and Sean congratulate Jann Wenner and his partner Matt Nye.

Yoko Ono and Sean congratulate Jann Wenner and his partner Matt Nye.

Yoko Ono, Jann Wenner, Sean Lennon, and Matt Nye at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Jim Capaldi of Traffic greets his family and shows his new award.

Jim Capaldi of Traffic greets his family and shows his new award.

Jim Capaldi and his family at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Downstairs at the afterparty, Cameron Crowe and Kid Rock.

Downstairs at the afterparty, Cameron Crowe and Kid Rock.

Cameron Crowe and Kid Rock at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391

Famed DJ Jerry Blavatt with Seymour Stein, Billy Kornreich and publicist Pete Benett.

Famed DJ Jerry Blavatt with Seymour Stein, Billy Kornreich and publicist Pete Benett.

Jerry Blavatt, Seymour Stein, Billy Kornreich, and Pete Benett at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Annual Induction Dinner in New York City on March 15, 2004. © Bob Gruen/www.bobgruen.com Please contact Bob Gruen's studio to purchase a print or license this photo. email: websitemail01@aol.com phone: 212-691-0391