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    Best Rock Front Men

    1. Freddie Mercury
    2. Robert Plant
    3. Elvis Presley
    4. Ozzy Osbourne
    5. Gene Simmons/Paul Stanley

    With all the different music tastes around here, what would you say is your top 5?

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    I'm partial but i say Jagger.

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    You forgot Kip Winger.

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    Those Lennon/McCartney boys were pretty good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crossfire View Post
    I'm partial but i say Jagger.
    I dont even really like the Stones per se but hard to disagree that Mick is in the top 5.

    Robert Plant wasn't bad........

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    Axl Rose
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    "Best" I guess would be Jagger, Morrison, Mercury, Ozzy and Plant in some order.

    My personal favorites (in order)

    1. Bon Scott
    2. Ray Gillen
    3. Roger Daltrey
    4. Joe Lynn Turner
    5. David Lee Roth

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    Nah...

    too many to count really....

    Elvis is really a solo but youd have to count the 50s rockers....Vincent, Cochran etc

    in the classic rock era Bowie, Jagger, Daltrey, Plant, Mercury

    followed by Rod the Mod, Eric Burdon, Hendrix, Van Morrison, Jim Morrison, Ray Davies, Springsteen, Iggy Pop, Bolan, Prince, Tyler, Elton John, some of the punk brigade - Hynde, Bono, Johnny Rotten, Joe Strummer

    followed by Marriott Phil Lynott, Rose, Cobain, Mustaine

    not sure about Lou Reed Billy Joel or Joey Ramone

    dont think Gene Clark or Keith Relf were really commanding front men
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    Quote Originally Posted by crossfire View Post
    I'm partial but i say Jagger.
    +1

    Game, set, match.

    Nobody comes close to Jagger.

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    Ronnie James Dio!

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    Peter Gabriel, Roger Daltry, Freddie Mercury, Jagger, tom Petty

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    Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell

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    Quote Originally Posted by white lightning View Post
    Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell
    +1 on Chris, not so much on Eddie.

    I'll be at the 2/15 Soundgarden show in LA. My level of anticipation is off the charts having not seen them together in 15 years!

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    Jagger,Morisson, or Bruce.

    Paul canabalizes John too much for me to put John in the discussion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by norcaljet View Post
    +1

    Game, set, match.

    Nobody comes close to Jagger.
    LOL !!..are you people kidding me with Jagger...I mean kidding me !!...the guy can't even interpret his own songs that HE recorded because he is too interested in acting like an ass on stage...none of the songs sung live sound anything like the original b/c it has to be all about him and his stupid "chicken act" moves....

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    Can't argue with the top choices, but having seen the live a few times - Ian Astbury has to be in the discussion.

    I'd pick Mick, Plant and Ozzy as my top three . . .

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    Bruce Dickinson.

    Wasn't a heroin p*ssy.

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    Dennis DeYoung.

    SAR I

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    Quote Originally Posted by PlumberKhan View Post
    Bruce Dickinson.

    Wasn't a heroin p*ssy.
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