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    No, sadly The Wallflowers broke up a couple of years ago. It sticks in my mind because they played a venue near here on their last tour, but I couldn't go because my family was on the way back from Florida that day. I remember thinking, "Oh well, I'll catch them next time" and was heartbroken when they broke up shortly after.

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    I went back to find my list out of curiosity. I'd say for the most part, it's still very close to the same other than I'd probably toss Axl down to the honorable mention (mainly because he just continues to p*ss me off) and replace him with Don Henley and have to add at least a dozen new names to the honorable mentions because I don't know why I only listed 2 of them. I mean where is Paul Rodgers, Sammy Hagar, Elton John, Freddie Mercury, Mick Jagger, Steve Winwood, and my new found obsession, Chris Rea, etc....?

    Quote Originally Posted by TimothyBFan View Post

    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)
    Last edited by TimothyBFan; 09-06-2011 at 09:21 AM.
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    Hello Guys,

    I don't like more singers. My most favorite are :-
    Lady Gaga
    Michel Jackson
    Britney spears

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    My List would look something like this:

    1) Timothy B Schmit
    2) Colm Wilkinson
    3) Glenn Frey
    4) Joan Baez
    5) Bryan Adams
    6) Shania Twain
    7) Don Henley
    Celine Dion
    9) Eric Clapton
    10) Warren Zevon

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    I suppose I should revise my own list.

    1. Glenn Frey
    2. Mark Knopfler
    3. John Lennon
    4. Paul McCartney
    5. Robert Plant
    6. Mick Jagger
    7. Don Henley
    8. Bob Dylan
    9. Van Morrison
    10. Randyy Newman

    Honourable mentions to Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Neil Young, the late Warren Zevon & John Fogerty. All I've done there is change the order around.

    I don't have a list of favourite female singers but they include Kate Bush, Stevie Nicks, Chrissie Hynde (more for her songwriting skills), Barbra Streisand (when she doesn't overdo it) & Annifrid Lyngstad from Abba, who in my opinion is a far superior singer to Agnetha Faltskog, but didn't sing as many songs. I love Joni Mitchell's songs but not always her singing style. Aretha Franklin goes without saying. Linda Ronstadt in my opinion never stamped her own personality on all those well known songs by other artists she covered (possible exception being the Heart Like A Wheel album). Other singers like Tina Turner & Joan Armatrading, who I saw live, I nevertheless don't count them as favourite singers.

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    Not much of a change here! But after they reformed in 2008 and released a new CD, I would make some inclusion for Spandau Ballet's lead singer Tony Hadley. It was amazing to see them live!

    So to repost

    In Order
    1. Glenn Frey
    2. Chris de Burgh
    3. Don Henley
    4. Robbie Williams
    5. Billy Joel
    6. Tony Hadley
    7. Bryan Ferry
    8. Tim McGraw
    9. Kenny Rogers
    10. Elton John

      I would also give honourable mention to Josh Turner who had a few good hits in the last few years.
    Of course these can change depending on the mood I'm in! Although the top man never will!
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    I don't know how I left out either Elton John or Bryan Ferry. Love Billy Joel but not his singing voice so much (though I once saw a version of Goodnight Saigon which was vocally superb).

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    I was going to post and ask you how you left out Elton FP but I got distracted and forgot. lol

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    Here's my top 10 singers, not necessarily in order:

    * Paul McCartney
    * Roger Daltry
    * Timothy B Schmit
    * Don Henley
    * Steve Marriott
    * Adam Lambert
    * Justin Haywood
    * Elton John
    * Kelly Clarkson
    * Adele

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    Glenn Frey
    Ben Orr
    Jim Morrison
    Robert Smith
    John Lennon
    Tom Petty
    Phil Collins
    Keith Urban
    Dierks Bentley
    Chris Issack

    LOL yeah I have a very limited amount of singers.

    You came along and changed my life Glenn!!

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