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What Are Your 5 Favorite Singers Of All Time?
Jan S.
post Sep 22 2002, 14:12
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John Lennon...The voice that gets to me the most...Also one of the few song-writers where I always get it, you know. A singer/songwriter that has meant a lot to me eventhough he died 5 years before I was born.

Michael Jackson...When he was little he was able to do stuff with his voice that I just can't believe.

Freddie Mercury

Bob Marley

And probably a lot more that I don't remember on the top of my head.

The harmonics within The mamas and papas are also very good.
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post Sep 22 2002, 17:41
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yup..


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yup...


hard to pick... but... to propose some more...

together with Dio.. Eric Adams of manowar..
(<manowar also have a unbelivable bass player..)

Peter Gabriel
Ian anderson
Mark Farner (grand funk railroad)

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Noddy holder.. and Ozzy.. (karismatic vokal)
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together with bjørk..i would espesialy mention: BelCanto`s (norwegian)
Anneli Dreker.. for those who heard her. best work.. will never forget..
for those who don`t.. get: shimmering warm and bright...(cd)

Natasha Atlas..
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post Sep 22 2002, 21:34
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1- Beth Gibbons (Portishead)
If you don't know who she is, you have to hear the live version of her song Sour Times
2- Dolores O'Riordan (Cranberries)
I just like the way she sounds... well... Irish
3- Juliette Greco
A legend in french music
4- Bjork
what can I say?
5- Beth Gibbons
Sorry, I HAD to name her twice smile.gif
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post Sep 22 2002, 22:31
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1. Chaka Khan
2. Sade
3. Kate Bush
4. Bob Marley
5. Ray Charles/ Louis Armstrong

5 singers isn't really enough for me tongue.gif
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post Sep 24 2002, 10:49
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1. Freddie Mercury
2. Axl Rose
3. Luciano Ligabue
4. Piero Pelu
5. Modern Talking (I don't know the their names)


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post Sep 24 2002, 10:54
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In no order

Otis Redding
Marvin Gaye
Freddie Mercury
Aretha Franklin
James Brown


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David Nordin
post Sep 24 2002, 13:08
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Hmm...
Jeniffer Charles (Lovage & Elysian Fields: very intimate voice)
Sissel Kirkebo (No comment biggrin.gif)
Mariah Carrey (just due to her wellcontrolled weiling & extreme register)
Celine Dion (purity and exact timing)
hmm... I'm really bad with names... can't really come up with more blink.gif


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post Sep 24 2002, 22:55
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Lol, someone I didn't think of.... not sure if it classes as singing, but Rahzell can do the most with his mouth.

Doing lyrics and laying down a beat at the same time with just his mouth, that's a skill! smile.gif


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post Sep 25 2002, 09:22
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well,

Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel and Peter Hammill (from VdGG)
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post Sep 25 2002, 15:25
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No particular order:

Andrea Corr - she sounds so sweeeeeeeet! smile.gif (The rest of them are good as backing vocalists too.)

David Gilmour - much more pleasant than Roger Waters' voice IMHO. He's got this soft sort of voice, I like it.

Loreena McKennitt - well, what can I say...

Don Henley in his earlier days, i.e. when he was with the Eagles. Thesedays, his voice sounds horrible.

Mark Knopfler - he *never* shouts and his voice is absolutely unique, just like his guitar playing.


Let me name the most horrible voice I've ever heard: Nelly Furtado, the worst kind of mainstream pop. Yuck.
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post Aug 30 2009, 05:57
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1. Prince (he can sing in falsetto which is cool)
2. Bono (very recognizeable voice)
3. David Bowie (great voice)
4. stevie nicks (I like her voice a lot)
5. Jeff Lynne
6. Axl Rose
7. Robert Plant
8. Tom Petty

and much more. cool.gif
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post Aug 31 2009, 19:55
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Hard to choose from about 20 that I really like, but here goes a somewhat random sampling from that:

Robert Plant
Bruce Dickinson
Axl Rose
Gord Downie (The Tragically Hip)
Rod Stewart

For me I really like vocalists that have unique and/or powerful delivery over just pure vocal range/etc. When you can combine the two all the better.
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post Oct 1 2009, 03:22
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1-Rob Halford
2-Geoff Tate
3-Dave Mustaine
4-James Hetfield
5-Ozzy Osbourne

Honorable Mention-Bruce Dickinson, Axl Rose

yes Metal Rules

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post Oct 8 2009, 08:13
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1. Robert Plant (Hands Down!)
2. Dido (probably the best ambient chill out lounge voice)
3. Sir Paul McCartney
4. Thom Yorke (very disputable choice, he doesnt have a great voice, but the expression and the way he puts his words in his voice, mushed up, leaves me cold blodded most times)
5. Sade
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post Nov 7 2011, 01:32
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QUOTE (Xenno @ Sep 20 2002, 15:19) *
Here's another one of those ^&%$# surveys

I needed an outlet to express my love & admiration for......

1.) Lisa Gerrard (solo & Dead Can Dance)

No one has a better voice and if they come close their material usually stinks (ie Whitney Houston). She is fantastic.

The others:
2.) Hope Sandoval (Warm Inventions & Mazzy Star)
3.) Liz Fraser (especially w/ Massive Attack)
4.) Loreena McKennitt
5.) David Byron (Uriah Heep)

Burn some bytes - who do you like?

Xenno


Too many. Since you asked for only 5, this is only a random list, not in any order:

Elvis Presley
Sir Cliff Richard
Stevie Wonder
Barry Manilow
Sir Paul McCartney


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post Nov 7 2011, 15:01
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Five singers, right? Here we go:

Otis Redding (no one comes close, he makes the simplest melody become an anthem)

Billie Holiday (it's almost a tie between her and Otis for the podium, she was jazz personified)

Elis Regina (this brazilian singer's pitch range is out of this world, than you add the fact she gives great interpretations too...)

Ella Fitzgerald (no comment, just listen to anything she ever recorded)

Bjork (She's not as much talented a vocalist as she's a music creator who's instrument is her voice)

I have to mention at least a couple of runner-ups:

Micheal Jackson before puberty (He was always an incredible artist, at least until the early 90s, but his vocals with the Jacksons 5 stand out, hard to believe he was just a kid)

Gal Costa in the 70s (she would later make a series of lame records, before finally becoming a standards singer that just offers the same old Tom Jobim bossa nova tunes, but in the 70s this brazilian singer was at the top of her game, making a blend of rock, samba and other stuff with amazing style)
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post Nov 12 2011, 22:26
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Al Jolson
Perry Como
Everly Brothers (Guess that actually counts as two)
Patsy Cline
Jose Carreras

Not in any order.
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post Dec 12 2011, 21:48
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1. Chet Baker
2. Shahram Nazeri (Şehram Nazirî)
3. Lisa Gerrard
4. Maria Callas (Μαρία Κάλλας)
5. Fairuz (فيروز)

Liz Frazer is .. hm from outer World so no Competition.
And Billie Holliday, not sure about Greatness but she for sure "lived" all her songs.

I have still yet so much to hear and learn..

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post Feb 17 2012, 16:11
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Only five? Tough.

I enjoy many already mentioned, so I'll add some not. No order.

Luciano Pavarotti I don't need to explain.

David Byrne Talking Heads

Danny Elfman Oingo Boingo

Stan Ridgway Wall Of Voodoo, Drywall, Stan Ridgway

Peter Zaremba Fleshtones
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post Feb 17 2012, 18:48
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Freddie Mercury
Paul McCartney
Jim Morrison
John Lennon
Vladimir Shahrin (Chaif)
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Alexander Ostuni
post Mar 24 2012, 11:17
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Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
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Sandy Denny
Tim Finn
Belinda Carlisle
Billy Joel


Place one is my rocksolid number one since 25 years, the others change from week to week...
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post Mar 25 2012, 04:48
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Joni Mitchell
Roger Chapman
Elena Ledda
Maria Callas
Shawn Colvin
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post Jul 13 2012, 09:09
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This is a very personal thing, but OK -

In no particular order:

1) Janis Joplin - I don't know what it is about her voice but it melts me every time.
2) Carolyn Wonderland - I just discovered her, I'm instantly addicted
3) Geddy Lee - You either love his style or hate it. I love it.
4) Alison Krauss - I could listen to her sing forever.
5) Sheila Walsh - her early Sparrow Record stuff. Back when she did rock.
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post Aug 6 2012, 12:44
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1) Freddie Mercury (Queen + Solo)
2) Joshua Ledet (Won't say...)
3) Matt Bellamy (Muse)
4) Hansi Kursch (Blind Guardian)
5) Marc Martel (Himself really...)
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post Aug 15 2012, 07:11
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1. Sting
2. Sivert Høyem (Madrugada)
3. Jes Brieden
4. Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
5. Chris Martin (Coldplay)

If you don't know Jes Brieden just check out:
Deepsky feat. Jes Brieden - Talk Like A Stranger (Markus Schulz Return to Coldharbour Remix)
Motorcycle - As The Rush Comes (Gabriel & Dresden Chillout Mix)

Best female voice today, in my opinion.

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