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The 25 Greatest Blues Singers in History

Author: staff

The 25 Greatest Blues Singers in History

Blues music can be loosely defined as a type of African-American folk music that confronts harsh actualities and tender sentiments. Blues singers express these feelings in their songs with their rich, intense and emotional voice, sometimes appearing to be in a state of trance. The art of blues singing signifies a sense of separateness and an expression of pride.

Our today’s compilation present the 25 greatest blues singers from the entire history of the genre. Who’s your favorite blues singer? Make sure you leave your thoughts in the comments section below!

1- Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

2- Charley Patton

Charley Patton

3- Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters

4- Howlin’ Wolf

Howlin Wolf

5- B.B. King

B.B. King

6- Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson

7- W. C. Handy

W. C. Handy

8- Skip James

Skip James

9- Elmore James

Elmore James

10- Son House

Son House

11- Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy

12- John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker

13- Albert King

Albert King

14- Sonny Boy Williamson II

Sonny Boy Williamson II

15- Big Joe Turner

Big Joe Turner

16- Bobby Bland

Bobby Bland

17- Willie Dixon

Willie Dixon

18- James Cotton

James Cotton

19- R.L. Burnside

R.L. Burnside

20- T-Bone Walker

T-Bone Walker

21- Jimmy Reed

Jimmy Reed

22- Freddie King

Freddie King

23- Blind Willie Johnson

Blind Willie Johnson

24- Bessie Smith

Bessie Smith

25- Otis Rush

Otis Rush

The 25 Greatest Rock Singers of All Time

Author: staff

25 Greatest Rock Singers of All Time

Rock music is often considered as one of the most important musical genres of the twentieth century. It has inspired several generations of young people and has been a significant element in various youth culture movements. Our today’s compilation discusses the 25 greatest singers in the history of rock music. The ranking criteria and weighting scale are based on vocal abilities, expressiveness, songwriting prowess, showmanship, and longevity.

Who do you think is rock music’s greatest singer? Let us know in the comments section below.

1- Robert Plant

2- Freddie Mercury

3- Jim Morrison

4- Roger Daltrey

5- John Lennon

6- Mick Jagger

7- Ian Gillan

8- Janis Joplin

9- Lou Reed

10- Don Henley

11- Chris Cornell

12- Jeff Buckley

13- Axl Rose

14- James Hetfield

15- Joey Ramone

16- Eric Burdon

17- Bon Scott

18- Bruce Springsteen

19- Kurt Cobain

20- Johnny Lydon

21- Steven Tyler

22- David Bowie

23- Elton John

24- Bono

25- Iggy Pop