1. Tonight Dr. John will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He spoke to Terry Gross about performing his early productions, which combined voodoo psychedelic elements with old medicine shows: "When we first presented it, it was a little too authentic for the labels. They weren’t quite ready for a guy biting a chicken’s head off and stuff, so we modified the show down to be a lot less authentic [and made it] more showbiz-style and took it on the road." 
Other Hall of Famers on Fresh Air: Neil Diamond, Darlene Love, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits View in High-Res

    Tonight Dr. John will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He spoke to Terry Gross about performing his early productions, which combined voodoo psychedelic elements with old medicine shows: "When we first presented it, it was a little too authentic for the labels. They weren’t quite ready for a guy biting a chicken’s head off and stuff, so we modified the show down to be a lot less authentic [and made it] more showbiz-style and took it on the road." 

    Other Hall of Famers on Fresh Air: Neil Diamond, Darlene Love, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits

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