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Nirvana, LL Cool J lead Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees

Nirvana is the only act on the Rock

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Nirvana, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, and Linda Ronstadt lead the list of first-time nominees for next year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class, while Bay Shore native LL Cool J, Kiss and Chic are among the return nominees.

Other first-timers making the list, which was announced Wednesday are Yes, The Zombies and guitarist Link Wray. Rounding out the repeat nominee list...

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