172. Yo La Tengo

Ignoring the impact of the Velvet Underground proved to be impossible for even the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Still, we wonder of Yo La Tengo who have been the critical darlings of the last twenty years and a clear disciple of the Velvets have any reasonable shot at the Hall. Despite the huge acclaim they have, they never sold a ton of records and this will be a real test of acclaim against commercialism.         The Bullet Points:   Eligible In: 2011   Country of Origin: U.S.A. (Hoboken, NJ)   NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Electr-O-Pura (1995)   NIHOF’s Favorite Song: Autumn Sweater (From I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One, 1997){acepolls 682}
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