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DECEASED NOMINEES:
Eddie Alkire Larry Anderson Eddy Bailes Iris Bell Gary Boggs Delores Boyd Dale Brooks Robert C. Byrd Warren Caplinger William Jennings “Billy” Cox (The Dixie Songbird) John Denver Quincy Dillion Joe Dobbs Wilson Douglas Bill Duncan Russell Fluharty Charles Gaylord (William) Franklin George Janice Marie Lowe Gillen Mel Gillespie Little John Graham & Cherokee Sue Ned Guthrie The Hammons Family Carol Hardway Roy Harvey Buddy Hayes R. Richmond Houston Isaac Joseph John Forrest “Fuzzy” Knight Harold Lane Lonesome Pine Fiddlers Patty Looman Frankie Masters Maurice “Shorty” Mullins Paul O’Connor Laura Lee Perkins James Henry Neel Reed Elmer Rich Clarence Clifford “CC” Richardson Posey Rorer Soupy Sales Woody Simmons Ramblin’ Roy Scott Sarah Jane Singleton Mel Street Cecil Surratt Frank Thompson Winston Walls Frank Welling and John McGhee Virginia “Aunt Jennie” Wilson Melvin Wine Nimrod Workman Randall Wray

LIVING NOMINEES:
Dr. Ethel Caffie-Austin Keith “Plex” Barnhart Ray Benson Thom Benson Brandon Bentley Harold Betters, “Mr. Trombone” Tim Bing Byzantine Joe Cerisano Chum Charles Collins Joann Davis The Davis Twins (Sonny and Honey) Diana DeRose The Esquires The Fabians Danny Finley Lois Gail Caldwell Fisher Robbie Flint Randy Gilkey The Gospel Harmony Boys Buddy Griffin Alan Griffith Larry Groce Robert D. Hamrick Clarence “Fuzzy” Haskins & Calvin Simon Captain Clarke C. “Doc” Hawley Richard Hefner Scott Holstein “It’s Wheeling Steel” Daniel Johnston Hubert “Rabbit” Jones Donny Kees Walfrid (Wally) Kujala Slim Lehart Vince Lewis Bobby Maynard Dick McVey Garnet Mimms Mind Garage The MOJOs Mike Morningstar Mountain Thyme John Nelson Mollie O’Brien Squire Parsons Danny Pelfrey Margaret Sue Rose Phillips Mike Piccirillo Priscilla Price Putnam County Pickers Maria Rose & Danny Elswick Frank “Poncho” Sampedro Skiffle Blaine Sprouse Jeff Stevens Robert L. “Bobby” Taylor William (Rick) Tolbert Connie Townsend/GinSangers Charles “Sonny” Turner The Valentinos Cliff Waldron West Virginia Bluegrass Connection West Virginia Symphony Orchestra Steve Whiteman

NON PERFORMERS (music industry, broadcasting, and education):
John Bava John Hiersoux William Sandheger “ Sandy” Mason Hugh McPherson Antonio Modarelli Daniel “Zag” Pennel Dean Sturm Edward J. Cabbell Jim Foglesong Ellie Mannette John S. Newbraugh