The 100 greatest singers according to Rolling Stone Magazine

Posted on: Friday, Nov 28, 2008

http://www.rollingstone.com/news/coverstory/24161972/page/103

Some good blues names in there.  I’d have liked to have seen John Martyn in there myself, but that’s just me.

The debating chamber is open.



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Grahame

November 29th, 2008 at 11:44
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Well I better kick it off . . . Jeff Buckley only 39 – behind Bruce Springsteen and Neil Young . . . hmmm . . . as much as I love those two guys music, they ain’t vocally that hot!

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Ken

November 29th, 2008 at 11:48
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… and Dylan. He ain’t no crooner.

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Ken

November 29th, 2008 at 12:24
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Jimbo

November 30th, 2008 at 10:31
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Out of that list I would boot out Bono, Mccartney, and Mary J bilge altogether and include Graham Nash, David Crosby and Carly Simon, moving swifly up that list would be Michael Jackson, Stephen Tyler and Freddie Mercury, along with Joni Mitchell, could debate this for weeks but if I did at least half of thoise listed wouldn’t be in the list at all lol Why no Tony Bennett ???? he would be in my top ten at very least !!!!!

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Steve

December 2nd, 2008 at 09:51
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What a joke…no Don Covay but a third-rate Covay imitator like Jagger makes 16th spot and, most ludicrous of all, no James Carr – one of the most sublime and soulful voices ever.

Just confirms all my prejudices about popular music, the people who make it and the people who write about it!

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Grahame

December 2nd, 2008 at 21:57
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Also . . . no Steve Marriott . . . time to post this again I reckon . . .

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Tc-9cZ6iu6o

. . . brilliant!

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Steve

December 2nd, 2008 at 22:11
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No Clyde McPhatter…No Wynonie Harris…No O.V.Wright…No Roy Brown…No Big Mama Thornton…No Irma Franklin (the latter two of whom could’ve blown an overrated screecher like Joplin straight off stage)…a total farce!