Listas são uma mania, mas são gostosas de ler, ver e discordar – esta da Rolling Stones indica os 100 melhores cantores, claro que dum ponto de vista americano, mas vamos lá:

100 – Mary J Blige

Mary J. Blige

Nascimento: 11/01/1971

Faixas Essenciais “Real Love,” “Not Gon’ Cry,” “No More Drama”
Influenciou:  Beyoncé, Keyshia Cole

99 -Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler

Nascido: 26/03/1948
Faixas essenciais:  “Sweet Emotion,” “Dream On,” “Walk This Way”
Influeniou: David Lee Roth, Axl Rose, Scott Weiland

98 -Stevie Nicks


Nascida: 26/05/1948
Faixas essenciais: “Landslide,” “Dreams” (Fleetwood Mac) “Stand Back” (solo)
Influenciou:  Natalie Maines, Sarah McLachlan, Courtney Love

97 -Joe Cocker









Nascido:  20/05/1944
Faixas essenciais: “With a Little Help From My Friends,” “You Are So Beautiful,” “Feelin’ Alright,” “Cry Me a River”
Influenciou:  Bryan Adams, Brian Johnson

96 -B.B. King

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Nascido:  16/09/1925
Faixas essenciais:  “The Thrill Is Gone,” “Every Day I Have the Blues,” “Early in the Morning,” “”
Influenciou:  Eric Clapton, Ben Harper

95 -Patti LaBelle

Nascida: 24/05/1944
Faixas essenciais:  “On My Own,” “If Only You Knew” (solo) “Lady Marmalade” (with LaBelle)
Influenciou:  Alicia Keys, Christina Aguilera, Mary J. Blige

94 -Karen Carpenter

Nascida:  02/03/1950  (falecida 04/02/1983)
Faixas essenciais:  “Close to You,” “Goodbye to Love,” “We’ve Only Just Begun”
Influenciou:  Sheryl Crow, Kim Gordon

93 -Annie Lennox

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Nascida : 25/12/1954
Faixas essenciais:  “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This),” “Here Comes the Rain Again” (Eurythmics), “Why” (solo)
Influenciou:  Beth Gibbons, Sinead O’Connor, Duffy

92 -Morrissey


Nascido:  22/05/1959
Faixas essenciais “How Soon Is Now?” “William, It Was Really Nothing,” “What Difference Does It Make?” (the Smiths), “Irish Blood, English Heart” (solo)
Influeniou: Thom Yorke, Brandon Flowers, Colin Meloy (the Decemberists)

91 -Levon Helm

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Nascido:  26/05/1940 (falecido 19/04/2012)
Faixas essenciais:  “The Weight,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down”
Influenciou:  Jeff Tweedy, Lucinda Williams, John Hiatt

90 -The Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers

Nascidos Don Everly: 01/02/1937 –  Phil Everly, 19/01/1939
Faixas essenciais “Bye Bye Love,” “When Will I Be Loved,” “Crying in the Rain”
Influenciaram:  The Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel