Friday, November 21, 2008

Okay, I'll Bite ....

Because who can resist another list?So how did Rolling Stone come up with their Top 100 vocalists. Well the gave artists and critics a ballot and told them to write down their Top 20. As a critic I was disappointed I didn't get a ballot. So, below are my Top 20 vocalists of the Rock era. Mind you, these aren't my Top 20 favorite artists of all time, but my fave vocalists. And yes, it was tough cutting it to 20.

1. Elvis Presley
2. Sam Cooke
3. Aretha Franklin
4. George Jones
5. Paul McCartney
6. Ray Charles
7. Marvin Gaye
8. Rod Stewart
9. Smokey Robinson
10. Charlie Rich
11. Elton John
12. John Lennon
13. Merle Haggard
14. Stevie Wonder
15. Jackie Wilson
16. Michael Jackson
17. Daryl Hall
18. Teddy Pendergrass
19. Tom Jones
20. Bob Dylan
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