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NEW YORK (Billboard) -
Justin Timberlake, Lou Reed, Billy
Joel and Ben Harper are among the big names who've signed up to
induct members of the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class
next month in New York.
Timberlake will induct Madonna, Reed will induct Leonard
Cohen, Joel will induct John Mellencamp, and Ben Harper will
usher in late bluesman Little Walter during the March 10 event
at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
In addition, Tom Hanks will induct the Dave Clark Five,
Jerry Butler will induct soul producers Kenny Gamble and Leon
Huff, and John Fogerty will introduce the Ventures.
Mellencamp and the Ventures are among the artists slated to
perform at the event which will air live on VH1 Classic, and
will be streamed live by Best Buy at BestBuy.