madison Posted January 4, 2009 Share Posted January 4, 2009 DATE: Jan. 2, 2009SOURCE: Blabbermouth/Daily MailROBERT PLANT, FREDDIE MERCURY, AXL ROSE, IAN GILLAN Among 'Greatest Voices in Rock' - Jan. 2, 2009 According to U.K.'s Daily Mail, LED ZEPPELIN's Robert Plant has topped a poll of the greatest voices in rock organized by digital radio station Planet Rock. QUEEN's Freddie Mercury came second, Paul Rodgers of FREE came next while THE WHO frontman Roger Daltrey came fifth.The only female voice on the list was that of Janis Joplin."The Greatest Voice in Rock Top 40" was compiled by the station's DJs, presenters and listeners, plus musicians, rock critics and experts such as Tony Iommi from BLACK SABBATH, Phil Manzanera from ROXY MUSIC, Ian Anderson from YES and LED ZEPPELIN biographer Mick Wall.Planet Rock Programming Director Trevor White said: "It's great to see Britain has produced the top three greatest rock vocalists of all time."The "Top 40 Greatest Voices in Rock," according to Planet Rock:01. Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN)02. Freddie Mercury (QUEEN)03. Paul Rodgers (FREE, BAD COMPANY)04. Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE)05. Roger Daltrey (THE WHO)06. David Coverdale (WHITESNAKE)07. Axl Rose (GUNS N' ROSES)08. Bruce Dickinson (IRON MAIDEN)09. Mick Jagger (THE ROLLING STONES)10. Bon Scott (AC/DC)11. David Bowie12. Jon Bon Jovi (BON JOVI)13. Steven Tyler (AEROSMITH)14. Jon Anderson (YES)15. Bruce Springsteen16. Joe Cocker17. Ozzy Osbourne18. Bono (U2)19. Peter Gabriel20. James Hetfield (METALLICA)21. Janis Joplin22. Chris Cornell (AUDIOSLAVE / SOUNDGARDEN)23. Roger Chapman (FAMILY)24. Phil Lynott (THIN LIZZY)25. Glenn Hughes (DEEP PURPLE)26. Steve Perry (JOURNEY)27. Jim Morrison (THE DOORS)28. Alex Harvey (THE SENSATIONAL ALEX HARVEY BAND)29. Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST)30. Ronnie James Dio (DIO)31. Sammy Hagar (VAN HALEN)32. Meat Loaf33. Alice Cooper34. Geddy Lee (RUSH)35. Brian Johnson (AC/DC)36. David Gilmour (PINK FLOYD)37. Fish (MARILLION)38. Dave Lee Roth (VAN HALEN)39. Biff Byford (SAXON)40. Neil Young http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermo...wsitemID=111758Related forum discussion:http://www.mygnrforum.com/index.php?showto...t=0&start=0 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
Join the conversation
You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.