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Red Hot Chili Peppers To Release EP of Classic Covers on May 1st To Commemorate Their Induction Into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!
April 23 2012

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS TO RELEASE EP OF CLASSIC COVERS ON MAY 1ST TO COMMEMORATE THEIR INDUCTION INTO THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME



We Salute You Features RHCPâs Take On Songs By Previous Hall Of Fame Inductees The Ramones, Iggy and the Stooges, Neil Young, The Beach Boys, David Bowie, and Dion and the Belmonts




April 23, 2012 â Los Angeles, CA â To commemorate their induction this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, multi-platinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will release a very special digital-only EP, entitled We Salute You, on May 1st via Warner Bros. Records. It features six songs from previous Hall of Fame inductees, all of whom have influenced the band musically: The Ramones, Iggy & The Stooges, Neil Young, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, and Dion and the Belmonts. Please see below for full track-listing



Five of the six tracks have never been available digitally. âA Teenager In Loveâ was released as an international maxi-single; âHavana Affairâ was released as a 7â-single and featured on the compilation Weâre A Happy Family: A Tribute To The Ramones; âSearch & Destroyâ has only appeared on a now out-of-print maxi-CD, âI Get Aroundâ was first played during Brian Wilsonâs 2005 MusiCares induction speech; and âSuffragette Cityâ was previously only available as a B-side to the bandâs single âAeroplane.â âEverybody Knows This Is Nowhereâ was recorded live during Red Hot Chili Peppersâ current tour supporting their album Iâm With You. It will also be available via their website www.redhotchilipeppers.com.



Red Hot Chili Peppers were inducted by Chris Rock at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, which took place on Saturday, April 14th, 2012, in Cleveland and premiere on HBO in early May.



The track-listing for We Salute You is as follows:



âA Teenager in Loveâ (Dion and the Belmonts)

âHavana Affairâ (Ramones)

âSearch & Destroyâ (Iggy and the Stooges)

âEverybody Knows This is Nowhereâ (Neil Young) [live]

âI Get Aroundâ (The Beach Boys) [live]

âSuffragette Cityâ (David Bowie) [live]