A refresher on the slate of nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ...
Jeff Beck -- Beck, one of the most influential rock guitarists, formed the first edition of the Jeff Beck Group in 1968. Inducted into the hall of fame in 1992 as a member of the Yardbirds.
Wanda Jackson -- The ''First Lady of Rock and Roll'' played her first package tour at 18 with Elvis Presley in 1955. A native of Oklahoma City, she performed with Gene Vincent, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash.
Little Anthony and the Imperials -- They scored hits with ''Tears on My Pillow'' and ''Shimmy, Shimmy, Ko-Ko-Bop'' starting in the late '50s and had one of the most energetic stage shows around.
Stooges -- Iggy Pop and company burst out of Ann Arbor, Mich., in the late '60s and were immediately embraced in New York, London and Los Angeles for the nuclear-powered simplicity of their music.
War -- War debuted with the Afro-Latin R&B groove ''Spill the Wine'' in 1969 and followed with a string of hits featuring a social message grounded by their breezy Southern California vibe.
Bobby Womack -- Womack has a career that spans 55 years back to sibling group the Womack Brothers. A triple-threat as solo artist, landmark session guitarist and writer of Aretha Franklin's ''Chain Of Fools'' among others.