Timberlake, Sam & Dave among Memphis music hall inductees

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Music Hall of Fame said it will be inducting pop singer Justin Timberlake, soul men Sam & Dave and Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore during a ceremony next month.

The hall said its fourth annual induction ceremony will take place Oct. 17 at the Cannon Center in downtown Memphis.

Also being inducted are Booker T. and the MGs drummer Al Jackson Jr., blues singer Alberta Hunter, blues pianist Memphis Slim and country singer Charlie Rich.

All inductees have strong connections to Memphis. Hunter, Jackson, Memphis Slim and Timberlake are from the Memphis area. Rich and Moore recorded at Sun Studio. Sam & Dave recorded at Stax Records.

Past inductees include blues master B.B. King, country singer Johnny Cash, rock band Big Star and rap group Three 6 Mafia.


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