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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Chad Michael, Mar 11, 2019.
Yep, Waltzing Matilda. He sells a song and tells a story.
Yep, I'm old. I like being old. And I can't just go with one or two.
in no apparent order:
John Prine (more for songwriting)
Jerry Jeff Walker
Townes Van Zandt (more for songwriting)
Bonnie Raitt (by a landslide)
Mary Chapin Carpenter
Fot me it is hands down...
Same here, plus he got me started playing fingerstyle guitar back in the 70's. He's been a favorite for decades.
A more recent favorite is Gregory Porter, eg:
There's Donnie Hathway, and everyone else.
Tom Waits, no one else comes close to doing what his voice does to me.
Current: Conor Mason (Nothing But Thieves)
There are many, but Paul Rodgers is my favorite.
Punk: Keith Morris
Pop: Adele/Deloris O'Riordan
Alt Rock: Maynard James Keenan
Rock: Chris Cornell/Joan Jett
Country: Hank Williams Sr./Loretta Lynn
Big Band: Frank Sinatra
Rap: Chuck B.
Full credit on Peter Cox, that's a nice obscure one. I really enjoyed Go West; they were one of those sneaky 80s bands trying to get on the radio but really full of heavy cats.
I love Chris Cornell, everything he did.
I love Sarah McLachlan too, but I think her producers have really led her wrong with all the heavy production they use on her voice. I don't think she needs it and she would sound better if they would let us really hear her.
Barry Manilow....just kidding....
11 Pages in and still no:
Micky Dolenz (Porpoise Song)
Off the top of my head right now :
- Jarvis Cocker from Pulp (witty lyrics too !)
- Freddie Mercury
- Stevie Wonder (70's stuff esp.)
- Joey Ramone
- Siouxsie & The Banshees
- Amy Winehouse
- Beth from Portishead
- Leonard Cohen
Two guys, quite different, not yet mentioned:
(And only one person mentioned Robert Plant!)
David Gilmour - emotive, controlled, elegant. Kind of like his guitar work.
Trent Reznor - criminally underrated as a vocalist. He sings with an incredible amount of straight up, raw emotion.
Yeah I'm going to edit that
male: James Taylor
female: TIE Margo Timmins & Alison Krause