Recorded rock and roll music sounds its best when being played through a sweet loudspeaker setup. The only way to beat it is to attend the live performance itself.
To kick off Klipsch's monumental partnership as the first-ever Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony sponsor, our pals at the Rock Hall mulled over nearly three decades of video archives to piece together this list of the 30 greatest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performances of all time.
So crank up your speakers and watch the performances below. Be sure to vote for your favorite here.
If you think there is a performance that should have made the list, let us know in the comments section below...and ROCK ON!
An epic, guitar thrashing tribute to George Harrison.
Sir Paul McCartney surprises crowd with friends like Eric Clapton, Bono, Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen backing him.
Rock royalty Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and Keith Richards show how it's done.
Kid Rock and the Bad Boys from Boston turn it up with sweet results.
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder channels Jim Morrison with the original Doors band members.
Dublin and Asbury Park collide when U2 trades licks with Springsteen.
Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Neil Young and others go heavy on Led Zeppelin riff monster.
Harrison, Starr and some famous friends get down with Fab Four magic.
The Boss takes direction from Wilson Pickett.
The time The Band brought one of their biggest fans – Eric Clapton – on stage to jam with them.
A riotous celebration with a Tina Turner and Mick Jagger-led collaboration to the Stones Induction.
Booker T. and the MG's timeless groove with a once-in-a-lifetime gathering of groove maestros.
Carl Perkins leads this rock standard with Keef at his side. How many other rockers can you spot?
The performance nobody thought would happen - the reunion of Cream.
The first public inductions in Cleveland, a reunion and very heavy metal.
The stars of Motown align for one special night.
An unlikely duo – Axl Rose and Bruce Springteen – come together to honor John Lennon.
Decades later, the stirring melodies showcase what made these brothers righteous, indeed.
A rare, incredibly moving performance straight from the Velvet Underground.
Bo Diddley with BB King (on maracas!), Chuck Berry (on piano!), Smokey Robinson, Paul Butterfield and more.
Voices of a generation – including CSN, James Taylor and Emmylou Harris – get the crowd singing.
Filling the punk-generation gap with Green Day.
An uplifting reminder why the Staple Singers were billed as "God’s greatest hitmakers.
Red Hot Chili Peppers lead funk-punk-rock mash-up with all-star cast of players including Slash.
Pink Floyd, Smashing Pumpkins and a powerfully restrained performance.
Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart lead a master class in Seattle rock history.
Members of Rush, Public Enemy, Foo Fighters, Run DMC, Heart, CCR and more rewrite the "Crossroads."
Explosive performance with reunited former members of GNR.
A superstar showcase of singer-songwriters salute Linda Ronstadt.
A Joan Jett–fronted Nirvana recast a modern rock anthem.
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