This Saturday night, seven Memphis musicians will be inducted in the Memphis Music Hall of Fame. Alberta Hunter, Al Jackson Jr., Scotty Moore, Charlie Rich, Sam & Dave, and Justin Timberlake will all be honored at the induction ceremony on Saturday night, however it was just announced that Jimmy Fallon will induct long-time friend Justin Timberlake and Keith Richards will induct Scotty Moore.
Scheduled musical performers for the 2015 Memphis Music Hall of Fame include Steve Cropper, guitarist and former member of Booker T. and the MGs, who will join famed drummers Jim Keltner and Steve Jordan in tribute to inductee Al Jackson, Jr. Tracy Nelson, blues vocalist and lead singer for Mother Earth will be performing in tribute to inductee Memphis Slim.
Also, scheduled to perform will be Grammy-winning R&B artist, Melanie Fiona. Charlie Rich’s son, musician Charlie Rich, Jr. will also honor his father in song. You can read our coverage of the Memphis Music Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Cannon Center in the latest issue of the Memphis Flyer, hitting news stands now. For more information on the Memphis Music Hall of Fame, click here
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