Clapton, Lovin' Spoonful Make Rock Hall

Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, James Taylor, Moonglows, Lovin' Spoonful, Earth, Wind and Fire, Elton John, Bush, Staind, Paul McCartney ...

Blues-rock singer/guitarists Eric Clapton and Bonnie Raitt,

singer/songwriter James Taylor, doo-wop group the Moonglows,

folk-rock band the Lovin' Spoonful and R&B band Earth, Wind &

Fire will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year,

the Hall's foundation announced on Tuesday (Dec. 7). Singers Nat King

Cole and Billie Holiday will be inducted as early influences,

and veteran record executive Clive Davis, currently chairman of Arista

Records, will enter as a non-performer. Clapton has been inducted twice

before, as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream. He becomes

the Hall's first three-time inductee. The induction ceremony will be held

in New York on March 6.