Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash, Neville Brothers Elected to the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

by VVN Music

Austin City Limits has announced the newest members of its Hall of Fame.

Being inducted this coming October 15 are Roy Orbison, Rosanne Cash and The Neville Brothers.

Over the years, the three artists have all made appearances on the Austin City Limits program; however, Orbison only appeared once (1983) before his untimely death. The Neville Brothers have appeared three times (1979, 1986 and 1995) while Cash has amassed an impressive eight (1983, 1983 (with Rodney Crowell), 1986 (with Emmylou Harris), 1988, 1992, 1994, 2003 and 2010 (with Brandi Carlisle)).

Only Willie Nelson with thirteen, Lyle Lovett with eleven and Asleep at the Wheel with ten have more appearances than Cash . Nanci Griffith, Merle Haggard, Delbert McClinton and Michael Martin Murphey also have eight.

Chris Isaak will host the Austin City Limits 2017 Hall of Fame Induction and Celebration on Wednesday, October 25 at the ACL Live at the Moody Theater in Austin, TX.

Previous inductees:
  • Bill Arhos
  • Asleep at the Wheel
  • Guy Clark
  • Flaco Jimenez
  • B.B. King
  • Kris Kristofferson
  • Loretta Lynn
  • Lloyd Maines
  • Willie Nelson
  • Dick Peterson
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Darrell Royal
  • Townes Van Zandt
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
  • The Crew of Season 1 of Austin City Limits

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