But he was left out when the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame eight years ago, in 2012.
Speaking at the time, he said: “I’m being dishonored, and it sucks.
“It’s really painful to see all this celebrating going on and be excluded. I’m not claiming that I’ve brought anything other to the band…
“But to have soldiered on under arduous conditions to try to make the thing work, and I think that’s what you do in a job, looking back. And that’s been dishonored.”