Darlene Love is a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and an inspiration to stars like Bruce Springsteen. But her path to recognition and fame hasn’t been easy.

After recording lead vocals for “He’s A Rebel,” a number one American single in 1962, Love didn’t get the recognition she deserved — until much later.

In 2011, she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Bette Midler, and her latest album, “Introducing Darlene Love” was a hit. Her “Rock The Holidays” show comes to the Cabot in Beverly Nov. 25.

She joined BPR to talk about her journey and her upcoming show.

To hear Love's interview in its entirety, click on the audio player above.