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    Border Desperado
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    This is fun!

    Don Henley
    J.D. Souther
    Glenn Frey
    Jackson Browne
    David Crosby (CSNY)
    Stevie Nicks
    Bob Seger
    Roger Waters
    Linda Ronstadt
    Timothy B. Schmit

    Special mention:

    Mark Knopfler
    Chrissie Hynde
    Natalie Merchant
    Brandi Carlile
    Chad Kroeger
    Amy Lee
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    Here are my top list.

    1-Bruce Springsteen
    2-Stevie Nicks
    3-Glenn Frey
    4-Bob Seger
    5-Lindsey Buckingham
    7-Don Henley
    8-Mark Knoppfer
    9-Art Garfunkel
    10- David Crosby
    Last edited by fred; 11-27-2008 at 03:25 PM.

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    Border Desperado Stephanie's Avatar
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    1. Glenn Frey
    2. Chris Isaak
    3. Paul Young
    4. Bono
    5. Ronan Keating
    6. Bryan Ferry
    7. Lindsey Buckingham
    8. Garth Brooks
    9. Don Henley
    10. Bryan Adams

    My favourite female singers:
    Stevie Nicks
    Maria Mena
    Trisha Yearwood
    Bette Midler

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    In Order
    1. Glenn Frey
    2. Chris de Burgh
    3. Don Henley
    4. Robbie Williams
    5. Billy Joel
    6. Elton John
    7. Bryan Ferry
    8. Bryan Adams
    9. Kenny Rogers
    10. Josh Turner/Tim McGraw
    Of course these can change depending on the mood I'm in! Although the top man never will!
    Last edited by Glennsallnighter; 10-08-2011 at 05:10 AM.
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    Stuck on the Border Maleah's Avatar
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    darn it.....I forgot all about Bob Seger! lol

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    I am reviving this topic because I never did get to it. And I was reminded of it earlier while watching YouTube stuff.

    1) Jonny Lang (cannot tell you what his voice does to me!!-besides, he's good to look at)
    2) Timothy B Schmit
    3) Benjamin Orr (The Cars)
    4) Jim Morrison
    5) Robert Plant
    6) David Gilmour
    7) Brian Connolly (Sweet)
    Axl Rose
    9) Chad Kroeger (Nickelback)
    10) Steve Perry

    Honorable Mention
    Geddy Lee
    Steven Piercy (Ratt)

    To be honest with you, up until recently was not real fond of Timothy's solo stuff, I know sounds really funny and I'm embarrassed to admit it. I guess all the guys I have pretty much always thought of as a group. I recently started pulling out solo stuff from all the guys and gotta say I now cannot stop playing Timothy solo stuff!!! Mad at myself for not really paying more attention to the solo efforts! Live and LEARN!!!

    Maleah--I finally got around to going on YouTube for Marc Broussard--he is amazing! Love the blues and he is definitely good at singing them! Wow. I will be hunting down his cd's shortly. How many does he have out? I will have to do some research on him. How long has he been in the business and how did I miss him? Thanks!
    Last edited by TimothyBFan; 11-26-2008 at 11:47 AM.
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    Stuck on the Border Maleah's Avatar
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    Willie, just a side note again. haha If you like Chad Kroeger you should give David Cook a listen! You probably have heard him since he won American may not even like him. haha But his voice reminds me a lot of Chad's except I even like it better! lol

    Oh and I dropped you a PM about Marc's music

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    I also think that David Cook is great. And to think that he had no intention of auditioning for American Idol, he was there to keep his brother company (or so he says)

    My top 10 - not in any particular order

    David Cook
    Elton John
    Don Henley
    Glenn Frey
    Paul McCartney
    Peter Cetera
    Barbra Streisand
    Rod Stewart
    Celine Dion
    Josh Groban

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    If I don't actually have to rank them, I think I can list my top 10. My ranking has changed throughout different periods of my life, but the core singers have remained the same for the most part (an occasional substitution may take place...)

    Bruce Springsteen
    John Lyon (Southside Johnny)
    Don Henley
    Glenn Frey
    Billy Joel
    John Mellencamp
    Elvis Costello
    John Mayer
    Steve Winwood
    James Taylor

    Karla Bonoff
    Carly Simon
    (I guess I cheated and put the women in a separate list because I couldn't narrow it down below 13 too easily.)

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    Stuck on the Border MikeA's Avatar
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    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    Janis Joplin
    Buddy Guy
    Tommy Bolin
    Stevie Nicks
    Dilana Smith
    John Lennon
    Muddy Waters
    Robert Plant
    Johnny Lang (almost identical to SRV...gotta like HIM)

    With the exception of Nicks, Bolin and Lennon, all of these guys are Icons of Blues. In reality, a lot of Lennon's work was based on the Blues. Might make the argument that Dilana is not a Blues Singer, but my God, her voice ought to be wailing the Blues! But each of these artists, I feel put heart and SOUL into their vocals. Henley was a close runner for me, but I think the ones listed do edge him out to my particular ear.


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