The 2020 class will instead be honored with a televised special airing on HBO.
He played two songs from The Doobie Brothers’ Minute by Minute as well as “Matters of the Heart”.
HBO is broadcasting the ceremony live for the first time.
This year’s class includes Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, and The Notorious B.I.G., among others.
The Notorious B.I.G., T. Rex, and The Doobie Brothers also make up this year’s class.
They’re hitting the road together for the first time in nearly 25 years.
Keyboardist Bill Payne also suggests new material is coming from Doobie Brothers.
Bethel Woods Center wants people who seek to “feel the vibes … to come on other weekends.”
Four-day event will take place on the original site of the 1969 fest.
The respective soft rock and funk legends team up for a lengthy run of US shows.
From A Tribe Called Quest to X, the range of talent being shut out is astonishing.
The soft-rock legend also touches on the meaning behind his upcoming Christmas album.