West Michigan Mid-Sixties News
"The Kingtones, Grand Rapidsí original garage band, finished first in the 2010 email balloting for induction into Michiganís on-line hall of fame at www.michiganrockandrolllegends.com. Early Detroit recording stars, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters finished second in this yearís vote, closely followed by Motownís famous house band, The Funk Brothers. Two outstanding Detroit/Ann Arbor rock bands, The Rationals and SRC (Scot Richard Case) were also voted in. This yearís honorary induction went to the great songwriting/production team of Holland-Dozier-Holland. One hundred ninety-six Michigan artists received at least one vote in the balloting. The six inductions bring the total number of inductees in Michigan Rock and Roll Legends to forty-eight. The on-line hall of fame was established in 2005."Last updated on June 3, 2010.