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Randy Newman, Rush, Public Enemy among Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 inductees

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Looks like another perfect day. Randy Newman, Lou Adler, Quincy Jones, Rush, Public Enemy, Heart, Donna Summer and Albert King were announced by Flea on Tuesday as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees for 2013. 

Performer Category
· Heart
· Albert King
· Randy Newman
· Public Enemy
· Rush
· Donna Summer

Ahmet Ertegun Award  (non performer) 
· Lou Adler
· Quincy Jones

Randy Newman, lonely at the bottom of an online poll in October, rebounded to claim a well-deserved slot among the 2013 inductees. The caustic composer and singer/songwriter/pianist told Rolling Stone that he didn't expect to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame while he was still alive.

"I really thought maybe I'd have to die first...I didn't think it would happen if it didn't happen, you know, a little earlier. But this is great. I'm really glad it happened when I was still around to see it."