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DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) -

Thursday evening at the Gibson Showcase Lounge inside the Gibson Guitar Factory the Memphis Music Hall of Fame inducted 13 bands and performers into their hall of fame.

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The second class of inductees included Johnny Cash, the Bar-Kays, The Blackwood Brothers, Rev. W. Herbert Brewster, Roland Janes, Albert King, the Memphis Jug Band, Phineas Newborn, Jr.,  Knox Phillips, David Porter, Sid Selvidge, Kay Starr and Carla Thomas.

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The 13 inductees bring the total number of Memphis Music Hall of Fame to 38. As was the case with the inaugural inductees in 2012, those to be honored this year have been selected by a national nominating committee comprised of authors, music historians, national educators, and members of the music community.

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The 2013 induction class was revealed Sept. 10.

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