Picks and Pans Review: Initial Success
03/05/1990 at 01:00 AM EST
>Current performers: ABC, the Abecedarians, AC/DC, Chunky A, Heavy D., L.L. Cool J, J.J. Cale, k.d. lang, K.T. Oslin, INXS, R.E.M., REO Speedwagon, B-52's, KC, GQ, NRBQ, Q, Kenny G, Sheila E., D.J. Jazzy Jeff, Tom T. Hall, Ice-T, J.D. Souther, T.G. Sheppard, BAD, O.C. Smith, G.E. Smith, S.O.S. Band, UB40, 10cc, T. Rex, Run-D.M.C, B.J. Thomas, XTC,X, Bobby Z,ZZ Top
Current songs and albums: "F.B.I." (Donald-D), G N' R Lies (Guns N' Roses), "N-R-G" (Adamski), Y U I Orta (Ian Hunter/ Mick Ronson), XYZ(XYZ)
Initial Hall of Fame: "ABC" (Jackson 5), B.B. King, "C.C. Rider" Booker T. & the MGs, "K-k-k-katie," "S.Y.S.L.C.J.F.M." (Joe Tex), "M.T.A." (Kingston Trio), "Take the 'A' Train," W.C. Handy, Gary U.S. Bonds, "U.S. Male," U2, Jaye P. Morgan, "Y.M.C.A." (the Village People), "P.S., I Love You"
Initial annex: Molly Bee, Bee Gees, Bebe and Cece Winans, Cee Cee Chapman, Kool Moe Dee, Lenny Dee, Dick and Dee Dee, Dee Dee Sharp, O'Jays, Sammy Kaye, Kay Starr, Jo-El Sonnier, Emmylou Harris, Okeh Records, Eubie Blake, Bobby Vee, Exene Cervenka, "Why" (Frankie Avalon), the Lettermen