100 Melhores Cantores segundo a Revista Rolling Stones – 39 ao 30

39 –Jeff Buckley

Nascido 17/11/1966 (falecido 27/03/1997)
Faixas “Mojo Pin,” “Last Goodbye,” “Hallelujah”
Influenciou Chris Martin, Damien Rice, Rufus Wainwright

38 –Elton John

Nascido 25/03/1947
Faixas “Your Song,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road,” “Tiny Dancer”
Influenciou Rivers Cuomo, George Michael, Axl Rose

37 –Neol Young

Nascido 12/11/1945
Faixass “Heart of Gold,” “Powderfinger,” “Rockin’ in the Free World”
Influenciou Jeff Tweedy, Wayne Coyne, Conor Oberst

36 – Bruce Springsteen

Nascido 23/09/1949
Faixas “Thunder Road,” “Born in the U.S.A.,” “Girls in Their Summer Clothes”
Influenced Eddie Vedder, Jon Bon Jovi, Brandon Flowers, Win Butler

35 –Dusty Springfield

Nascida 16/04/1939 (falecida 02/03/1999)
Faixas “I Only Want to Be With You,” “Son of a Preacher Man”
Influenciou Duffy, Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone

34 –Whitney Houston

Nascida 09/08/1963 (falecida 11/02/2012)
Faixas “The Greatest Love of All,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “Saving All My Love for You,” “I Will Always Love You”
Influenciou Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige

33 –Steve Winwood

Nascido: 12/05/1948
Faixas “Gimme Some Lovin'” (with the Spencer Davis Group), “Dear Mr. Fantasy” (with Traffic), “When You See a Chance” (solo)
Influenciou Dave Matthews, John Mayer

32 – Bono

Nascido:  10/05/1960
Faixas “One,” “With or Without You,” “Where the Streets Have No Name,” “Beautiful Day”
Influenciou Eddie Vedder, Chris Martin, Thom Yorke

31 –Howlin’ Wolf

Nascido 10/06/1910 (Falecido 10/01/1976)
Faixas “Smoke Stack lightning,” “Back Door Man,” “I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)”
Influenciou Robert Plant, Captain Beefheart, Tom Waits

30 – Prince

Nascido: 07/06/1958
Faixass Little Red Corvette,” “When Doves Cry,” “Kiss”
Influenciou OutKast, D’Angelo, Gwen Stefani, Kevin Barnes


100 Melhores Cantores segundo a Revista Rolling Stones – 49 ao 40

49 –Donny Hathaway

Nascido:  01/10/1945 (falecido 13/01/1979)

Faixas:  “The Ghetto, Pt. 1” “Where Is the Love”
Influenciou: Alicia Keys, R. Kelly, John Legend

48 –Buddy Holly

Nascido:  07/09/1936 (falecido 03/02/1959)
Faixas: “That’ll Be the Day,” “Rave On,” “Not Fade Away”
Influenciou: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger

47 –Jim Morrison

Nascido: 08/12/1943 (falecido 03/07/1971)
Faixas: “Light My Fire,” “Break On Through (to the Other Side),” “L.A. Woman”
Influenciou: Iggy Pop, Ian Astbury

46 –Patsy Cline

Nascido: 08/09/1932 (falecida 05/03/1963)
Faixas “I Fall to Pieces,” “Walkin’ After Midnight,” “Crazy”
Influenciou: Loretta Lynn, Linda Ronstadt, k.d. lang

45 –Kurt Kobain

Nascido: 20/02/1967 (falecido cerca 05/04/1994)
Faixas: “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” “Lithium,” “All Apologies”
Influenciou Dave Grohl, Gavin Rossdale, Rivers Cuomo

44 –Bobby Blue Band

Nascido: 27/01/1930
Faixas :  “I Pity the Fool,” “Farther Up the Road,” “Cry, Cry, Cry” “Turn On Your Love Light”
Influenciou: Van Morrison, B.B. King

43 –George Jones

Nascido: 12/09/1931
Faixas:“He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “She Thnks I Still Care,” “(We’re Not) The Jet Set”
Influenciou: Garth Brooks, Elvis Costello, Alan Jackson

42 – Joni Mitchell

Nascida: 07/11/1943
Faixas: “Both Sides Now,” “Help Me,” “Raised on Robbery”
Influenciou: Robert Plant, Jewel, Fiona Apple

41 – Chuck Berry

Nascido: 18//10/1926
Faixas “Johnny B. Goode,” “Promised Land” “No Particular Place to Go”
Influenciou: The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen

41 – Curtis Mayfield

Nascido: 03/06/1942 (falecido 26/12/999)
Faixas “People Get Ready,” “Superfly” “I’m So Proud”
Influenciou: Bob Marley, Tracy Chapman, Jimi Hendrix

100 Melhores Cantores segundo a Revista Rolling Stones – 59 ao 50

59 –Rod Stewart

Nascido: 10/01/1945
Faixas: “Maggie May,” “Tonight’s the Night (Gonna Be Alright),” “Downtown Train”
Influenciou: Bryan Adams, Melissa Etheridge

58 – Christina Aguilera

Nascida:  18/12/1980
Faixas “Genie in a Bottle,” “Beautiful,” “Ain’t No Other Man”
Influenciou: Danity Kane, Kelly Clarkson

57 – Eric Burdon

Nascido:  11/05/1941
Faixas: “The House of the Rising Sun,” “We Gotta Get Out of This Place,” “It’s My Life” (the Animals), “Spill the Wine” (War)
Influenciou: Bruce Springsteen, Iggy Pop, David Johnsen

56 – Mavis Staples

Nascido: 10/07/1939
Faixas The Staple Singers’ “I’ll Take You There,” “Respect Yourself,” “Let’s Do It Again”
Influenciou: Prince, the Pointer Sisters, Amy Winehouse

55 –Paul Rodgers

Nascido: 17/12/1949
Faixas: “All Right Now,” “Bad Company,” “Can’t Get Enough”
Influenciou: Ronnie Van Zant, Lou Gramm, Brian Johnson

54–Luther Vandross

Nascido: 20/04/1951 (falecido 01/07/2005)
Faixas: “Never Too Much,” “Superstar,” “A House Is Not a Home”
Influenciou: Alicia Keys, John Legend

53–Muddy Waters

Nascido: 04/04/1915 (falecido 30/04/1983)
Faixas :  “Got My Mojo Workin’,” “Mannish Boy,” “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man”
Influenciou: Mick Jagger, Robert Plant

52–Brian Wilson

Nascido: 20/06/1942
Faixas: “In My Room,” “Don’t Worry Baby,” “Carline, No”
Influenciou: Elton John, David Crosby, Ben Folds

51–Gladys Knight

Nascida:  28/05/1944
Faixas: “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,” “Neither One of Us,” “Midnight Train to Georgia”
Influenciou: Mariah Carey, Jill Scott


50–Bonnie Raitt

Nascida: 08/11/1949
Faixas: “Nick of Time,” “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” “Angel from Montgomery,” “Love Me Like a Man”
Influenciou: Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, the Dixie Chicks

100 Melhores Cantores segundo a Revista Rolling Stones – 69 ao 60


69 –Ronnie Spector

Nascida 10/08/1943
Faixas “Be My Baby,” “Baby I Love You,” “Walking in the Rain”
Influenciou Joey Ramone, Patti Smith, Billy Joel

68 –Wilson Pickett


Nascido 18/03/1941 (falecido 19/01/2006)
Faixas “In the Midnight Hour,” “Land of a 1,000 Dances,” “Mustang Sally”
Influenciou Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker

67 –Jerry Lee Lewis

Nascido 29/09/1935
Faixas “Great Balls of Fire,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Breathless”
Influenciou Elton John, Kid Rock, John Fogerty

66 –Thom Yorke

Nascido 07/10/1968
Faixas “,” “Karma Police,” “Everything in Its Right Place”
Influenciou Chris Martin, Jim James, Tom Champlin

65 –David Ruffin

Nascido 18/01/1941 (falecido 01/06/1991)
Faixas “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “My Girl,” “Walk Away From Love”
Influenciou Hall and Oates, Michael Jackson, Rod Stweart

64 –Axl Rose

Nascido 06/02/1962
Faixas “,” “Paradise City,” “November Rain”
Influenciou Josh Todd (Buckcherry), Marilyn Manson, Chester Bennington


Nascido 18/07/1939
Faixas “Teenager in Love,” “The Wanderer,” “Runaround Sue,” “Abraham, Martin and John”
Influenciou Lou Reed, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen

62–Lou Reed

Nascido 02/03/1942 (falecido 19/12/2013)
Faixas “Satellite of Love,” “I’m Waiting for the Man,” “Venus in Furs” (the Velvet Underground)
Influenciou The Strokes, David Bowie, Patti Smith

61–Roger Daltrey

Nascido 01/03/1944
Faixass “My Generation,” “I Can See for Miles,” “Pinball Wizard,” “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
Influenciou Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Robin Zander, Eddie Vedder



Nascida 01/11/1965
Faixas “Army of Me,” “It’s Oh So Quiet,” “Human Behavior”
Influenciou Thom Yorke, Jonsi (Sigur Rós)

100 Melhores Cantores segundo a Revista Rolling Stones – 79 ao 70

79 –Mariah Carey

Nascida: 27/03/1970
Faixas “One Sweet Day,” “Vision of Love,” “Fantasy”
Influenciou Brandy, Christina Aguilera, Leona Lewis


78 –Sly Stone

Nascido 15/03/1943
Faixas “Everyday People,” “Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Again),” “Family Affair”
Influenciou Prince, George Clinton

77 – Merle Haggard

Born 06/04/1937
Faixas “The Fugitive,” “The Bottle Let Me Down,” “Mama Tried”
Influenciou Gram Parsons, Dwight Yoakam, George Strait


76 -Steve Perry

Steve Perry

Nascido 22/01/1949
Faixas “Oh Sherrie,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Open Arms”
Influenciou Chris Daughtry, Chad Kroeger, Rob Thomas


75-Iggy Pop

Nascido 21/04/1947
Faixas “Search and Destroy,” “I Wanna Be Your Dog,” “Lust for Life”
Influenciou  Jack White, Johnny Rotten, Nick Cave


74- James Taylor

James Taylor

Nascido 12/03/1948
Faixas “Five and Rain,” “Sweet Baby James,” “You’ve Got a Friend”
InfluenciouJack Johnson, Garth Brooks


73-Dolly Parton

Nascida 19/01/1946
Faixas “Jolene,” “I Will Always Love You,” “9 to 5”
Influenciou Shania Twain, Natalie Maines, Alison Krauss


72-John Fogerty

Nascido: 28/05/1945
Faixas “Bad Moon Rising,” “Fortunate Son,” “Proud Mary”
Influenciou Bob Seger, Ronnie Van Zant, John Mellencamp


71-Toots Hibbert

Nascido 08/12/1942
Faixas “Funky Kingston,” “Monkey Man,” “Pressure Drop”
Influenciou Joe Strummer, Robert Palmer


70-Gregg Allman

Nascido 08/12/1947
Faixas “Midnight Rider,” ”
Influenciou Ronnie Van Zant, Warren Haynes, Darius Rucker


100 Melhores Cantores segundo a revista Rolling Stone: do 89 ao 80

89 –Solomon Burke

Nascido : 21/03/1940
Faixas  “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love,” “Cry to Me,” “Just Out of Reach”
Influenciou Mick Jagger, Van Morrison, Ben Harper

88 –Willie Nelson

A red Headed man with white beard smiling. He wears a red bandanna, a black shirt and a red, white and blue guitar strap.
Nascido:  30/04/1933
Faixas : “Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain,” “On the Road Again,” “Whiskey River,” “Blue Skies”
Influenciou: Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Ryan Adams, Lucinda Williams

87 –Don Henley

Honoree Don Henley performs Boys of Summer at the MusiCares Person of the Year event.

Nascido:  22/07/1947
Faixas : “Hotel California,” “Desperado” (Eagles), “The Boys of Summer” (Solo)
Influenciou: Bruce Hornsby, Sheryl Crow, Garth Brooks


86 –Art Garfunkel

 Art Garfunkel
Nascido:  05/11/1941
Faixas :  “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Scarborough Fair/Canticle” (Simon and Garfunkel), “All I Know” (solo)
Influenciou: Cat Stevens, James Taylor

85 –Sam Moore



Nascido:  12/10/1935
Faixas :  “Soul Man,” “Hold On, I’m Comin’,” “Part Time Love”
Influenciou Al Green, Teddy Pendergrass, Bruce Springsteen

84 –Darlene Love



Nascida: 26/07/1941
Faixas :  “He’s a Rebel,” “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home),” “He’s Sure the Boy I Love”
Influenciou Cher, Cyndi Lauper

83–Patti Smith

Nascida : 30/12/1946
Faixas: “Gloria,” “Rock N Roll Nigger,” “Because the Night”
Influenciou: Chrissie Hynde, PJ Harvey, Cat Power

82–Tom Waits


Nascido: 07/12/1949
Faixas “New Coat of Paint,” “Downtown Train,” “Dirt in the Ground”
Influenciou Nick Cave, James Hetfield, Isaac Brock (Modest Mouse)

81–John Lee Hooker

Nascido:  22/08/1917 (falecido 21/06/2007)
Faixas “Boom Boom,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Boogie Chillen”
Influeniou Van Morrison, Jim Morrison, Robert Plant

80–Frankie Valli

Nascido 03/05/1934
Faixas “Sherry,” “Walk LIke a Man,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You”
Influenciou Billy Joel, the Beach Boys, the Bee Gees

100 Melhores Cantores segundo a revista Rolling Stone: do 90 ao 100


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

B.B. King Biography Photo










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

Annie Lennox - annie-lennox Photo

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

Levon Helm, Drummer for The Band, Dies at 71 | Levon Helm

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


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