The Best Vocal Performances In Rock History!
"Rolling Stone" polled their readers to come up with a list of The Best Vocal Performances in Rock History. The results came out yesterday. Here's the top 5:
1.) "Bohemian Rhapsody", Queen . . . sung by Freddie Mercury, with a notable assist from drummer Roger Taylor on the high notes in the operatic part of the song.
2.) "The Great Gig in the Sky", Pink Floyd . . . sung by female vocalist Clare Torry.
3.) "Twist and Shout", The Beatles . . . sung by John Lennon. It was originally recorded by The Isley Brothers.
4.) "Love Reign O'er Me", The Who . . . sung by Roger Daltrey.
5.) "River Deep, Mountain High", Tina Turner
Do you agree??
(--You can find brief write-ups on each vocal performance at RollingStone.com. There are also YouTube clips of the songs. WARNING: Some of the videos are from live shows, and contain uncensored profanity.)