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Your favorite vocalist...

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Chad Michael, Mar 11, 2019.

  1. dawind99

    dawind99 Commercial User

    Mar 30, 2012
    Revsound.net and Revsound on Facebook
    Owner: Revsound
    Yep, Waltzing Matilda. He sells a song and tells a story.
  2. bearhart74

    bearhart74 Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2009
    Ritchie Kotzen
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  3. play4sanity


    Mar 5, 2012
    Raleigh, NC
    Rebecca Lovell

  4. Holdsg

    Holdsg I should be practicing Gold Supporting Member

    Sep 10, 2009
    Alta Loma, CA
    Yep, I'm old. I like being old. And I can't just go with one or two.

    in no apparent order:

    Ian Anderson
    John Anderson
    Robert Plant
    Roger Daltrey
    Peter Gabriel
    Lionel Richie
    Elton John
    James Taylor
    Ray Charles
    and Hank
    John Prine (more for songwriting)
    George Strait
    George Jones
    Jerry Jeff Walker
    Townes Van Zandt (more for songwriting)

    Bonnie Raitt (by a landslide)
    Gladys Night
    Allison Krauss
    Donna Ulisse
    Carrie Underwood
    Gretchen Wilson
    Mary Chapin Carpenter
    Susan Tedeschi
    Sheryl Crow
    Rachael Price
    Ann Wilson
    Pat Benetar
    Kate Bush
    Paula Cole
    Leigh Nash
    Stevie Nicks
  5. n1as


    Mar 29, 2013
    Bob Dylan


    Fot me it is hands down...

  6. TheDirtyLowDown


    Mar 8, 2014
    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:
  7. Billyzoom

    Billyzoom Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2011
    Bay Area
    There's Donnie Hathway, and everyone else.
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  8. Tom Waits, no one else comes close to doing what his voice does to me.
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  9. technocraft

    technocraft Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jan 15, 2013
    South Florida
    Chief Pedal Genie
    Current: Conor Mason (Nothing But Thieves)
  10. Mike Sorr

    Mike Sorr “...play I some music...” Supporting Member

    Oct 24, 2012
    Brick, NJ
    There are many, but Paul Rodgers is my favorite.

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  11. Turbo Sparky

    Turbo Sparky Supporting Member

    May 14, 2018
    South Eastern U.S.
    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.
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  12. Altitude

    Altitude An ounce of perception, a pound of obscure. Supporting Member

    Mar 9, 2005
    Denver, nee Austin
    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.
  13. dbsfgyd1


    Jun 11, 2012
    Richmond , Va
    Barry Manilow....just kidding....
  14. MG Wolf

    MG Wolf

    Nov 29, 2014
    Due East
    11 Pages in and still no:

    Micky Dolenz (Porpoise Song)
    Sammy BoDean
    Jesse Winchester
  15. chuck1073

    chuck1073 Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2003
    Preston, CT
    KD Lange
    Donald Fagan
    Richard Page
    George Jones
    Pam Tillis
  16. 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
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  17. Dean N

    Dean N

    Jul 4, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    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.
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  18. kentiki


    May 14, 2008
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  19. juancaminos

    juancaminos Supporting Member

    May 30, 2003
    USA, Phoenix, AZ
    Yeah I'm going to edit that
  20. the_home

    the_home Gold Supporting Member

    Jul 14, 2005
    Pensacola, FL
    male: James Taylor
    female: TIE Margo Timmins & Alison Krause

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