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Old 04-26-2017, 02:36 PM   #41
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I just hope all these sons of bitches end up in the same afterlife I'm go to!
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Old 04-26-2017, 03:07 PM   #42
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Old 04-26-2017, 03:18 PM   #43
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You beat me to it, but I totally agree. Roy Freaking Orbison
Also, Jeff Lynn from ELO has a pretty good voice as well.

Kinda funny, those two beautiful voices in the same band with Dylan and Petty balanced pretty well with Harrison. Traveling Wilburys was a helluva supergroup.
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Old 04-26-2017, 04:24 PM   #44
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best voice ive heard in person is paul rodgers. absolutely incredible..

miljenko matijevic from steelheart has an insane voice. just watch "ill never let you go" on youtube. amazing.
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Old 04-26-2017, 04:40 PM   #45
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:46 PM   #46
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Cinderella lead singer
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Not sure what the OP meant by "best Rock Voice" but I took that to mean
Vocal Skills, as opposed to "Distinctive" Rock vocals. .... Who I think has the
best pipes (Ronstadt, Joel, Perry etc....) might not be the best or most defining
voice IMO for the Rock Genre. If it were for just Distinctive voice, My list would
include Steven Tyler, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant, Mick Jagger, JANICE
JOPLIN (Oh Hell Yeah)...........

The lead singer for Cinderella (Tom Keifer) has always been a voice I loved to
listen to in his younger days, since they released their first album. Not what
you'd call "polished vocals" but for that brand of Rock music in that era (80s)
you could feel the emotions in his voice, and he left nothing on the stage
everytime they played. It eventually cost him his voice, but he gave it up
doing what he loved doing.
I love Cinderella. There may not be a bigger fan on this board of Cinderella during their heyday than me. They definitely had a blues side to them. Loved Tom Keifer's voice. Tom had lots of problems with his voice but even when he wasn't singing in his high pitched voice, he still had a good voice. I did get to see them in the early 90s in Raleigh but not during their prime. Still a great concert.

I can't honestly say Tom Keifer is the greatest rock voice but I always loved him in Cinderella.
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:49 PM   #47
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Sammy Hagar had some pipes too in the Van Halen days.
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I actually liked his vocals prior to joining Van Halen more though. As a solo artist
and when he was with Montrose. Dude could sing !
His voice had matured when he joined VH, but even that was still good, but I
always got the impression that he tried too hard to be more "Over the top" when
he was with them. On stage live anyways. He just didn't have that same "Punch"
that he had with Montrose, or when he toured as a solo artist.
Love Sammy Hagar's voice as well. And yeah, there is always the Van Halen debate. But the music and lyrics with Sammy as lead made Van Halen so much better than with DLR. Just my preference in music but VH had a harder sound under Sammy and I think that came from him. I loved that. Dude could sing and always liked his voice.
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Old 04-26-2017, 05:51 PM   #48
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I would have to go with Freddie Mercury as well. Fantastic voice. Great stage presence too. Man could sing.
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:22 PM   #49
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:36 PM   #50
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Faces era Rod Stewart
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You are killing it my man!

I just watched The Faces at the Marquee Club, London 1970 maybe four or five days ago...amazing!!

Love The Faces!!
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Old 04-26-2017, 08:05 PM   #52
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If mentioned before...1000 Pardons (I didn't see it)

Don't know why this man's name hasn't been posted yet, and have no idea
why I've forgotten it 'til this point.

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Old 04-26-2017, 09:18 PM   #54
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All the singers listed so far are/were great, but the best voice belonged to Freddie.
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Old 04-26-2017, 09:47 PM   #55
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Old 04-26-2017, 09:53 PM   #56
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Shout out for Anne Wilson
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Old 04-26-2017, 10:17 PM   #57
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Again, if mentioned already .... Please forgive

A couple of names that should definitely get some love here

Ronnie Van Zant
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Old 04-26-2017, 11:30 PM   #58
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A lot of my faves have already been mentioned. Though he is not my favorite, Axl Rose does have that seven-octave range.

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