Watch Roxy Music Reunite In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame


Last week it was confirmed that Bryan Ferry would play with his Roxy Music bandmates Andy Mackay and Phil Manzanera (opens in a new tab) during their induction ceremony into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.

They were inducted on Friday night by John Taylor and Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran, with Le Bon saying: “Over a period of 12 years, they have recorded eight studio albums, each a masterpiece, each filled with moments that defy the dry eye. .

“Always the experimentation, the dynamism, the humor, the articulate and versatile musicality. A body of work that has kept all the promises of the era of electric rock.

In his speech on behalf of the band, Ferry called the recognition by Rock Hall an “unexpected honour” and went on to thank the fans and “all the musicians, who have played such an important role in the history of Roxy Music , especially Paul Thompson. , Brian Eno and Eddie Jobson, who is here with us tonight.

He added, “That’s quite a long list of bass players, I’m afraid. And with that, I would like to thank Graham Simpson, Rik Kenton, John Porter, John Gustafson, John Wetton, Gary Tibbs, Sal Maida, Rick Wills, Alan Spenner and Neil Jason.

“Let’s go to the Avalon years, I would also like to mention Andy Newmark, Allan Schwartzberg, Jimmy Maelen, Paul Carrack, Neil Hubbard, Yannick Etienne and Fonzi Thornton. Also, the band helping us tonight… Jorja Chalmers and the legendary Chris Spedding.

Ferry, Manzanera, Mackay and Jobson then took the stage and performed a six-song set featuring In every dream house, a heartache, From nowhere, love is the drug, More than that, Avalon and editions of you.

Footage of the final four songs can be viewed below.

Eno and Thompson, who were also inducted along with the rest of the group, were unable to attend the ceremony due to “other commitments”.

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