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Ex-Chili Peppers Bassist Says Band Froze Him Out Of Hall Of Fame

Tuesday, May 8th 2012 12:00

Jack Sherman and Dave Navarro were not included in induction

Sherman believes that the decision to exclude him and their former guitarist was taken by the band rather than the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame organisers.

Sherman says organisers told him induction was only open to current members or those who had played on more than one album.

But he tells Billboard: "It’s a politically correct way of omitting Dave Navarro and I for whatever reasons they have – that are probably the band’s and not the Hall’s.

"It’s really painful to see all this celebrating going on, and be excluded.”
 
The band obviously deny this, and their lawyer Eric Greenspan, says: "It’s not a decision made by the band. It’s made by the Hall of Fame. They determine which of the members, through their career, get inducted.”
 

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