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100 Greatest Male Rock Vocalists

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Criteria: - These vocalists are rated by their ability, in their
prime, for vocal Control, Power, Range, Articulation, Phrasing,
use of Dynamics, Uniqueness, plus Impact & Influence.

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Edited By: Domibucks
Last Updated: 05-03-2006

100 Greatest Male Rock Vocalists
Freddie Mercury Jeff Buckley Robert Plant Steve Perry Chris Cornell
Freddie Mercury
Jeff Buckley
Robert Plant
Steve Perry
Chris Cornell
  1. Freddie Mercury (Queen, Solo)
  2. Jackie Wilson
  3. Jeff Buckley
  4. Sam Cooke
  5. Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin, Solo)
  6. Ian Gillan (Deep Purple, Solo)
  7. Steve Perry (Journey, Solo)
  8. Roy Orbison
  9. Chris Cornell (Soundgarden, Temple Of The Dog, Solo)
10. Clyde McPhatter (Drifters, Dominoes, Solo)
11. Elvis Presley
12. Geoff Tate (Queensryche)
13. Marvin Gaye
14. Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle)
15. Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden, Solo)
16. Stevie Wonder
17. Ronnie James Dio (Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Solo)
18. Al Green
19. Tim Buckley
20. Tony Williams (Platters)
21. Rob Halford (Judas Priest)
22. Smokey Robinson
23. Curtis Mayfield
24. Roger Daltrey (The Who, Solo)
25. Roy Hamilton
26. Solomon Burke
27. Little Willie John
28. Michael Matijevic (Steelheart)
29. Little Richard
30. Paul Rodgers (Free, Bad Company, Queen)
31. Roy Khan (Kamelot)
32. Burton Cummings (The Guess Who, Solo)
33. Paul McCartney (The Beatles, Wings, Solo)
34. Sebastian Bach (Skid Row)
35. Eddie Kendricks (The Temptations, Solo)
36. Dan McCafferty (Nazareth)
37. Brad Delp (Boston)
38. Dennis DeYoung (Styx, Solo)
39. Wilson Pickett
40. Sam Moore (Sam & Dave)
41. Joe Cocker
42. Ben E. King (The Drifters, Solo)
43. Luther Vandross
44. Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
45. Van Morrison (Them, Solo)
46. Peter Cetera (Chicago)
47. Richard Manuel (The Band)
48. Bill Medley (The Righteous Brothers, Solo)
49. Barry White
50. Levi Stubbs (Four Tops)
51. Eric Burdon (Animals, War, Solo)
52. David Ruffin (The Temptations, Solo)
53. Billy Joel
54. David Bowie
55. Axl Rose (Guns N Roses)
56. James Brown
57. Brian Wilson (Beach Boys)
58. David Byron (Uriah Heep)
59. Philip Bailey (Earth, Wind & Fire)
60. Lou Gramm (Foreigner)
61. Layne Staley (Alice In Chains, Mad Season)
62. Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple)
63. Elton John
64. Justin Hayward (Moody Blues)
65. Otis Redding
66. Frankie Valli (The Four Seasons, Solo)
67. Jimmy Beaumont (The Skyliners)
68. Prince
69. John Farnham (The Little River Band)
70. Maynard James Keenan (Tool, Perfect Circle)
71. Jim Morrison (The Doors)
72. Rod Stewart (The Jeff Beck Group, Solo)
73. Dion (Dion and The Belmonts)
74. Jimi Jamison (Survivor)
75. Greg Lake (ELP, King Crimson)
76. Del Shannon
77. Philip Anselmo (Pantera)
78. Art Garfunkel (Simon & Garfunkel, Solo)
79. Dennis Edwards (The Temptations)
80. Cedric Bixler-Zavalla (At The Drive In, The Mars Volta)
81. Jimmy Gnecco (Ours)
82. Bono (U2)
83. Neil Diamond
84. Bob Seger
85. Jack Bruce (Cream)
86. Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge, Mayfield 4)
87. Steve Winwood (Traffic, Solo)
88. Bill Withers
89. Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)
90. Russell Allen (Symphony X)
91. Todd Rundgren
92. Klaus Meine (Scorpions)
93. Meat Loaf
94. James Taylor
95. Steve Marriott (Humble Pie)
96. Sammy Hagar (Van Halen, Solo)
97. Robin Zander (Cheap Trick)
98. David Coverdale (Deep Purple, Whitesnake)
99. John Lennon (The Beatles, Solo)
100. John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival, Solo)
101. Steven Tyler (Aerosmith)
102. Don Henley (The Eagles)
103. Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)
104. Bruce Springsteen
105. Lou Christie
106. Jerry Lee Lewis
107. Jon Anderson (Yes)
108. Peter Gabriel (Genesis, Solo)
109. Steve Walsh (Kansas)
110. Nick Cave
111. Gregg Allman (Allman Brothers Band)
112. Aaron Neville
113. Jon Bon Jovi (Bon Jovi)
114. David Lee Roth (Van Halen)
115. Joe Elliot (Def Leppard)
116. Don Mclean
117. Sting (The Police)
118. Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon)
119. Lindsay Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac)
120. David Gilmour (Pink Floyd)
121. Screamin Jay Hawkins
122. John Kay (Steppenwolf)
123. Ray Davies (The Kinks)
124. Bon Scott (AC/DC)
125. Michael Stipe (REM)
126. Cat Stevens
127. Jeff Lynne (ELO)
128. George Harrison (The Beatles)
129. Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
130. Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
131. Mitch Ryder (Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels)
132. Paul Simon (Simon & Garfunkel, Solo)
133. Neil Young(Buffalo Springfield, CSNY, Solo)
134. Ronnie Van Zant (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
135. Bryan Adams
136. Phil Collins (Genesis, Solo)
137. Eric Clapton (Cream, Blind Faith, Derek..., Solo)
138. David Clayton-Thomas (Blood, Sweat, & Tears)
139. Steve Miller
140. Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath)
141. Roger McGuinn (The Byrds)
142. Gary Cherone (Extreme)
143. Adam Duritz (Counting Crows)
144. Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
145. Paul Weller The Jam, The Style Council
146. John Wetton (King Crimson)
147. Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
148. Graham Nash (Hollies, CSNY)
149. Graham Bonnet (Rainbow)
150. Chuck Negron (Three Dog Night)
151. James Hetfield (Metallica)
152. Michael Hutchence (INXS)
153. Levon Helm (The Band)
154. Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots)
155. Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers, Solo)
156. Morrissey (The Smiths)
157. Robert Smith (Cure)
158. James Labrie (Dream Theater)
159. Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees)
160. Leslie West (Mountain)
161. Doug Pinnick (King's X)
162. Denny Doherty (The Mamas & Papas)
163. Aaron Lewis (Staind)
164. Felix Cavaliere (The Young Rascals)
165. Blaze Bayley (Iron Maiden)
166. Joe Lynn Turner (Deep Purple)
167. Chris De Burgh
168. Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)
169. Tommy Shaw (Styx)
170. Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
171. Phil Lynott (Thin Lizzy)
172. Matt Bellamy (Muse)
173. Edward Kowalczyk (Live)
174. John Sebastian (Lovin' Spoonful, Solo)
175. Elvis Costello
176. James Dewar (Robin Trower)
177. Peter Wolf (J Geils Band)
178. Johnny Rzeznik (Goo Goo Dolls)
179. Tony Martin (Black Sabbath)
180. Peter Frampton
181. Dave Mason (Traffic, Solo)
182. Glenn Tilbrook (Squeeze)
183. Robert Palmer
184. Warren Zevon
185. Billy Idol (Generation X, Solo)
186. John Popper (Blues Traveler)
187. Tommy James (Tommy James & the Shondells)
188. Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails)
189. Brandon Boyd (Incubus)
190. Greg Kihn
191. Billy Squier
192. Stephen Stills (Buffalo Springfield, CSNY, Solo)
193. Tom Petty
194. Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode)
195. Ian Astbury (The Cult)
196. Chris Robinson (The Black Crows)
197. Geddy Lee (Rush)
198. Corey Glover (Living Color)
199. Lou Reed (Velvet Underground)
200. Joe Strummer (The Clash)
Most Influential Rock Vocalists
1. Roy Orbison
2. Elvis Presley
3. Little Richard
4. Robert Plant
5. Jerry Lee Lewis
6. Brian Wilson
7. Freddie Mercury
8. Jim Morrison
9. Roger Daltrey
10. Jack Bruce
Roy Orbison

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