Favorite singers of all time?

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Mr. Grieves, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. Mr. Grieves

    Mr. Grieves Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Try to keep at 15

    In no specific order:
    1.) Roy Orbison
    2.) Frank Sinatra
    3.) Elvis Presley
    4.) Sam Cooke
    5.) Aretha Franklin
    6.) Billie Holiday
    7.) Stevie Wonder
    8.) Little Richard
    9.) Ella Fitzgerald
    10.) Marvin Gaye
    11.) Paul McCartney
    12.) Michael Jackson
    13.) Otis Redding
    14.) Nat King Cole
    15.) Bob Dylan (not technically great, but so unique & compelling to me that I had to have him on here.)
     
  2. ampmods

    ampmods Forum Resident

    Location:
    Boston, MA, USA
    Great list.

    I'd add:
    Chrissie Hynde
    Robin Zander
    Sondre Lerche
    Jeff Lynne
    John Lennon
    Darlene Love
     
  3. JohnnyQuest

    JohnnyQuest Forum Resident

    Location:
    Paradise
    1. Sade
    2. Amy Winehouse
    3. Levi Stubbs
    4. Colin Blunstone
    5. Smokey Robinson
    6. Rihanna
    7. Marvin Gaye
    8. R. Kelly
    9. Chris Martin
    10. Lætitia Sadier
     
  4. malcolm reynolds

    malcolm reynolds Forum Resident

    Location:
    Oklahoma
    1. Bob Dylan
    2. Joanna Newsom
    3. Tom Waits
    4. Bruce Dickinson
    5. Hope Sandoval
    6. Thom Yorke
    7. Glenn Danzig
    8. Maynard James Keenan
    9. Rob Halford
    10. Tom Araya
     
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  5. tommy-thewho

    tommy-thewho Forum Resident

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    detroit, mi
    I'll add Roger Daltrey to mix.
     
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  6. Mr. Grieves

    Mr. Grieves Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Oh nice! Love Cheap Trick.
     
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  7. zen

    zen Forum Resident

    Without too much thought....
    (Patty) Andrews Sisters
    Rosa Poneselle
    Billie Holiday
    Kelly Clarkson
    Ann Wilson
    John Wetton
    Elvis Presley
    Ian Gillan
    Jon Anderson
    Jim Morrison
    Paul McCartney
    John Lennon
    Greg Lake
    Micky Dolenz
    Justin Hayward
    .-stop-
     
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  8. applejam101

    applejam101 Forum Resident

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    NYC, NY, USA
    Off the top of my head

    John Lennon
    Kirsty Maccoll
    Micky Dolenz
    Paul McCartney
     
  9. Picca

    Picca Forum Resident

    Location:
    Modena, Italy
    Aretha
    Solomon Burke
    Sam Cooke
    Ray Charles
    Stevie Wonder
    Marvin Gaye
    Rod Stewart
    Frankie Miller
    Lowell George
    Richard Manuel
    Mavis Staples
    Van Morrison
    Tom Jones
    Stephen Stills
    Delbert Mc Clinton
    Paul Rodgers
    Mick Jagger
    Bobby Bland
     
  10. Fred68

    Fred68 Loves Music

    Location:
    USA
    Jack Bruce
    Pete Ham
    Justin Hayward
    Paul McCartney
    Elton John
    Phil Keaggy
    John Lennon
    Gary Brooker
    Glenn Tilbrook
    Michael McDonald
     
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  11. broshfab4

    broshfab4 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Long Island, NY
    John Lennon
    Paul McCartney
    George Harrison
    Bob Dylan
    Neil Young
    Micky Dolenz
    Elvis Presley
    Roger Daltrey
     
  12. ralph7109

    ralph7109 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Franklin, TN
    Amy Grant
    Susan Ashton
    Agnetha Faltskog
    Frida Lyngstad
    Paul and George backing vocals
     
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  13. Thumper

    Thumper Well-Known Member

    Location:
    St. Augustine, Fl
    John Lennon
    Paul McCartney
    Freddie Mercury
    Bob Dylan
    Burton Cummings
    Linda Rondstandt
    Roy Orbison
    Frank Sinatra
    Rod Stewart
    Amy Winehouse
    Elvis
    David Gilmour
    John Denver
    Jon Anderson
    Stevie Nicks
     
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  14. Joao Carlos

    Joao Carlos Active Member

    Location:
    Brazil
    Paul McCartney
    John Lennon
    George Harrison
    Elvis Presley
    Fred Mercury
    Stevie Nicks
    Grace Slick
    Stevie Wonder
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Rufus Wainwright
    Steven Tyler
    Little Richard
    Ian Gillan
    Robert Plant
    Mick Jaggee
     
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  15. oldsurferdude

    oldsurferdude Forum Resident

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    detroit, mi. 48150
    Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson. Al Jardine, too.
     
  16. Mr. Grieves

    Mr. Grieves Forum Resident Thread Starter

    Ughh completey forgot about them. Individually, they're all up there, but together, they have no equal.
     
  17. Aurora

    Aurora Forum Resident

    Location:
    TN
    Sarah Vaughan
    Peter Hammill
    Brian Wilson
    Peter Gabriel
    Dolly Parton
    Tammy Wynette
    Joni Mitchell
    Emmylou Harris
    Connie Smith
    Denny Doherty
    Willie Nelson
    George Jones
    Buck Owens
    Porter Wagoner
    Kris Kristofferson
     
  18. Jimmy Agates

    Jimmy Agates Forum Resident

    1. Steve Perry
    2. John Waite
    3. Tony Harnell
    4. Davy Vain
    5. Rob Halford
    6. Ronnie James Dio
    7. Joey Tempest
    8. Phil Mogg
    9. David Surkamp
    10. Geoff Tate
    11. Don Dokken
    12. Ralf Scheepers
    13. Steven Tyler
    14. Klaus Meine
    15. Robin Zander
     
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  19. Jimmy B.

    Jimmy B. Forum Resident

    Eric Burdon
    Hoxt Axton (folk period only)
    Jackson C. Frank
    Otis Redding
    Sam Cooke
    Roger Daltrey
    John Lennon
    Bruce Springsteen
     
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  20. jbg

    jbg Forum Resident

    Location:
    SC
    Maria Callas
    Ray Charles
    Patsy Cline
    Sam Cooke
    Bob Dylan
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Aretha Franklin
    Emmylou Harris
    Billie Holiday
    Darlene Love
    Dean Martin
    Paul McCartney
    Roy Orbison
    Edith Piaf
    Elvis Presley
    Jim Reeves
    David Ruffin
    Frank Sinatra
    Levi Stubbs
    Dinah Washington
     
  21. DaveinMA

    DaveinMA Forum Resident

    Oh, I don't know.
    How about Tom Waits, Jack Bruce, Greg Allman, Dallas Good, Ryan Boldt, Roger Daltrey, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Ike Willis, Ian Anderson, John Wetton, David Sylvian.
     
  22. JL6161

    JL6161 Forum Resident

    Location:
    Michigan, USA
    Top of head, as fast as I can (excluding classical/opera):

    1) Gene Clark
    2) Graham Parker
    3) Una Mae Carlisle
    4) Richard Butler
    5) Marvin Gaye
    6) P J Harvey
    7) Leonard Cohen
    8) John Raitt
    9) Shirley Jones
    10) Jo Stafford
    11) Dwight Yoakam
    12) Merle Haggard
    13) Bob Dylan
    14) Chan Marshall
    15) Bob Marley

    With an honorable mention to the late, lamented, luminous, little-known David Carroll.
     
  23. john fisher

    john fisher Well-Known Member

    Jagged
    Morrison
    Bowie
    Reed
    Slick
    Joplin
    Eric Buxton
     
  24. hello people

    hello people Forum Resident

    Location:
    Hong Kong
    Bob Dylan
    Jim Morrison
    Mick Jagger
    John Lennon
    Jimi Hendrix
    Roy Orbison
    James Brown
    Ray Charles
    Elvis
    Frank Sinatra
    Ian Felice
     
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  25. Amnion

    Amnion Forum Resident

    Location:
    Ontario, Canada
    Bob Dylan
    Mark Hollis
    Mick Jagger
    Van Morrison
    Gram Parsons
    David Bowie
    Janis Joplin
    Lou Reed
    Patsy Cline
    Roy Orbison
    Mike Scott
    Emmylou Harris
    David Surkamp
    Gord Downie
    Graham Parker
     
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