The 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony honors the Beastie Boys, Donovan, Laura Nyro, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Small Faces/Faces, Guns N' Roses, Freddie King, Don Kirshner, Cosimo Matassa, Tom Down, Glyn Johns, The Crickets, The Famous Flames, The Midnighters, The Comets, The Blue Caps, and The Miracles. Appearances by Chris Rock, Green Day, John Mellencamp, Chuck D, Bette Midler, Stevie Van Zandt, Carole King, Robbie Robertson, Smokey Robinson, Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill