344. The Mahavishnu Orchestra

Like Weather Report, The Mahavishnu Orchestra was a key cog in the development of Jazz Rock fusion. Leaning more towards Rock elements than Weather Report did, The Orchestra was able to cross mainstream lines a little better and actually put out an extensive catalogue considering they were not around for very long. They are certifiable long shots for the Hall, but stranger things have happened.         The Bullet Points:   Eligible Since: 1996   Country of Origin: U.S.A. (New York City)   Nominated In: Never   NIHOF’s Favorite Album: Birds of Fire (1972)   NIHOF’s Favorite Song: You Know You Know (From the Inner Mounting Flame, 1971){acepolls 353}

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