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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2008, 11:20:53 PM »
I'm surprised Tom Waits made the list.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #16 on: November 13, 2008, 11:23:53 PM »
Thom Yorke? I'm one of the biggest Radiohead fanboys out there, but I don't know that he deserves to be on this list either.

Could your love for Radiohead be making you overcompensate in the other direction? I DO think he should be on this list. He not only has an angelic voice, but he knows how to use it. He knows how to make it add to a song.

Dave Matthews isn't on the list?

In the interest of full disclosure I will admit that if given the chance I would rip out Dave Matthews' vocal cords with my teeth and then while he's busy clinging on to life I'd cut off every single one of his fingers to stop him from playing another note, but....

Dave is a one trick pony when it comes to singing. All his songs sound the same and are sung in the same whiny tone.

Did I mention I can't stand Dave Matthews?

I agree. I don't know what people see in that guy.

I really really like Cobain's voice, and I think that has a lot to do with the fact that I love the music that it accompanies. Did he use it any better than the other singers listed there? I don't think so, but he is still one of my favorite singers.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #17 on: November 13, 2008, 11:37:35 PM »
I have so many problems with this list I don't know where to start.

Who votes on these lists?


I'd like to point out that RS was the mag that voted STP as the worst band of the year by it's critics and the best band of the year by it's fans (same year, same issue if I'm not mistaken)
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2008, 12:12:37 AM »
I have so many problems with this list I don't know where to start.

Who votes on these lists?


I'd like to point out that RS was the mag that voted STP as the worst band of the year by it's critics and the best band of the year by it's fans (same year, same issue if I'm not mistaken)
LOL you remember which album that was about?
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2008, 08:36:03 AM »
This may be not so much of a secret... but lists sell magazines, whether it is "Fifteen Ways to Please Your Man in Bed (Cosmo)" to "Five Ways to Clear Up Attic Clutter (House and OCD.)"  A list requires little writing, covers a wide territory, and elicits a response way beyond the effort invested.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2008, 08:56:32 AM »
As much as I love Bob Dylan, he's no singer.

Freddie Mercury > Bob Dylan.

Freddie Mercury > Most Of Them, actually.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2008, 06:48:22 PM »
As much as I love Bob Dylan, he's no singer.

Freddie Mercury > Bob Dylan.

Freddie Mercury > Most Of Them, actually.

Seconded.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #22 on: November 15, 2008, 04:35:11 AM »
Man every thread I comment in get's ignored.... I was talking about Freddie a whole page ago.  :-\

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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #23 on: November 15, 2008, 04:53:27 AM »
Dave Matthews isn't on the list?

My brain is refusing to process this as a serious comment.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #24 on: November 15, 2008, 06:52:38 AM »
Man every thread I comment in get's ignored.... I was talking about Freddie a whole page ago.  :-\

I noticed! But mine was originally a comment on Bob Dylan. My love of Freddie just took over when I started typing.
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #25 on: November 15, 2008, 11:04:30 AM »
What about the guy from A-ha? c'mon... those are some hard notes to hit...
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #26 on: November 15, 2008, 11:20:19 AM »
Dave Matthews isn't on the list?

My brain is refusing to process this as a serious comment.

I had no idea people had such feeble brains  :P

People like him!  I am one of those people.  He's not the best singer in the world ok?  But on a list of 100 best with Axl Rose and Kurt Cobain (love his music, his singing is shit yeah I said it) Dave deserves some love.  Spot 100 will do.

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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #27 on: November 15, 2008, 12:48:17 PM »
As much as I love Bob Dylan, he's no singer.

Freddie Mercury > Bob Dylan.

Freddie Mercury > Most Of Them, actually.

Seconded.


3rd, Freddie had one of the best male voices of all time. 
People are so used to criticizing religion in whispers, that a normal voice, sounds like a shout.

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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #28 on: November 15, 2008, 02:18:27 PM »
Dave Matthews isn't on the list?

My brain is refusing to process this as a serious comment.

I had no idea people had such feeble brains  :P

People like him!  I am one of those people.  He's not the best singer in the world ok?  But on a list of 100 best with Axl Rose and Kurt Cobain (love his music, his singing is shit yeah I said it) Dave deserves some love.  Spot 100 will do.
Axl sings like a series of cats being slowly run over by a steamroller. Kurt sang awesome. :P
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Re: Rolling Stone Top 100 Singers
« Reply #29 on: November 23, 2008, 09:46:45 PM »
I have so many problems with this list I don't know where to start.

Who votes on these lists?


I'd like to point out that RS was the mag that voted STP as the worst band of the year by it's critics and the best band of the year by it's fans (same year, same issue if I'm not mistaken)
LOL you remember which album that was about?

I'm sorry I screwed up they were voted best new band by the fans and worst new band by the critics... but it would have been based on the album Core.
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