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Bad Singers who made it

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by lawsonman, Mar 10, 2008.


  1. lawsonman

    lawsonman

    Dec 19, 2005
    NW IL
    I was listening to some obscure song today by the Rolling Stones and thought that it was a miracle that they have been around forever considering how awful a singer Jagger really is.Now don't get me wrong,I'm 55 am grew up loving the Stones but Jagger has to be the poster child for a guy with a terrible voice that made it.Who's your example?
     
  2. Whats his name from AC/DC
     
  3. Bob Dylan. By Jove, that man can write, but (and I'm sure lots of people will hate me for this) he really can't sing.
     
  4. jeremyr

    jeremyr

    Sep 4, 2006
    Maywood, IL
    yeah right.

    the AC/DC sound is classic!!!

    Now who had/has a awful singer is ..... RUSH!!!!!
     
  5. fenderhutz

    fenderhutz Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Harpers Ferry WV
    Scott Stapp
    Anthony Kiedis


    more to come
     
  6. Valerus

    Valerus

    Aug 4, 2005
    Austin, Texas
    WID AHMS WIIGHH OHH PAWN

    NAO EFFREEETHAAANGG HAS CHAAANGGEEEDD
     
  7. Baryonyx

    Baryonyx Banned

    Jul 11, 2005
    Marathon Man
    I'm surprised that band mate it at all, they suck like there is no tomorrow. And they've been sucking for years! :scowl:
     
  8. fenderhutz

    fenderhutz Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Harpers Ferry WV

    :D
     
  9. MyUsernameHere

    MyUsernameHere ?????????????

    Nov 3, 2007
    Lexington KY
    Bob Dylan, Neil Young
     
  10. lawsonman

    lawsonman

    Dec 19, 2005
    NW IL
    Willie Nelson sounds like fingernails on a chalkboard.
     
  11. Bad voices with great character:

    Tom Waits
    Leslie West
     
  12. fenderhutz

    fenderhutz Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2007
    Harpers Ferry WV
    Jim Morrison - yeah he's such a "poet". "Take a long holiday, let your children play". Thanks Jim, Thanks for telling me how to enjoy my vacation. Even better, "Keep your eyes on the road and your hand upon the wheel". Thanks again Jim, you are such a poet the DMV found your material inspiring. Thanks Jim........Thanks.......

    Morrison sounds like a bad Danzig. Wait a minute, Danzig is bad too.
     
  13. One of the best frontmen I ever played with was a HORRIBLE singer. But he was as magnetic of a personality as they come.
     
  14. What about Bernard Sumner of New Order? Can't hold a tune in a bucket but without him New Order would suck.#


    Here's a video of his 'singing'-

    I'll warn you he does swear several times in this video.
     
  15. Deluge Of Sound

    Deluge Of Sound Banned

    Nov 8, 2007
    Maine/Vermont
    David Lee Roth.
     
  16. nasaldischarges

    nasaldischarges

    Jun 11, 2005
    bruce dickinson... kidding

    lemmy
     
  17. steamthief

    steamthief

    Jan 25, 2006
    Mentone Beach
    Perry Farrell. Cool songs, lame vocals.
     
  18. A lot of the other guys mentioned have not-so great voices, but at least they sound like how I expect from the recordings.

    Anthony Kiedis can't even sound the same live as in the studio no matter how hard he tries. Same with Stephan Jenkins from Third Eye Blind.
     
  19. Frank Zappa?? He basically just talks, but I don't think he ever thought of himself as a singer anyways.
     
  20. falstro

    falstro Good Bassists Don't Forget Anything

    Les Claypool.
    Awesome bassist, funny lyrics. But come on, the guy can't sing!
     

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