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List Rules Only vocalists primarily associated with rock music

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Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

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Robert Plant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Robert Plant Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk rock

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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
John Lennon Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Mick Jagger Blues-rock, Rock music, Dance-rock

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Julian Casablancas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Julian Casablancas Synthpop, New Wave, Garage rock

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Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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Paul McCartney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Paul McCartney Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Janis Joplin Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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Roger Daltrey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Roger Daltrey Rock music, Pop rock, Power pop

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Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Johnny Cash Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana

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Elton John is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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Chris Cornell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Chris Cornell Rock music, Grunge, Psychedelic pop

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Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

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Steven Tyler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Steven Tyler Blues-rock, Pop music, Heavy metal

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Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Ronnie James Dio Doom metal, Blues-rock, Power metal

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Eddie Vedder is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Eddie Vedder Grunge, Folk rock, Alternative rock

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Beck Hansen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Beck Hansen Alternative hip hop, Anti-folk, Country rap

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Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Stevie Nicks Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Steve Perry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Steve Perry Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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Marvin Gaye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Marvin Gaye Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music

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Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Ozzy Osbourne Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock

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Sting is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Sting Medieval music, Classic rock, New Wave

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Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Peter Gabriel New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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Pete Doherty is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Pete Doherty Garage rock, Experimental rock, Alternative rock

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Aretha Franklin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Aretha Franklin Pop music, Rock music, Rhythm and blues

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Jack White is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Jack White Blues-rock, Punk blues, Rock music

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Prince is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Ray Charles Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music

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Roger Waters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Roger Waters Folk rock, Progressive rock, Art rock

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Billie Joe Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Billie Joe Armstrong Pop punk, New Wave, Rock music

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Pat Benatar is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Pat Benatar New Wave, Rock music, Heavy metal

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John Fogerty is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
John Fogerty Americana, Blues-rock, Swamp pop

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Layne Staley is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Layne Staley Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

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David Gilmour is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
David Gilmour Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock

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Bruce Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Bruce Dickinson Progressive metal, Heavy metal, Alternative rock

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Bruce Springsteen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Bruce Springsteen Americana, Blues-rock, Heartland rock

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Bono is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Bono Rock music, Alternative rock, Post-punk

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Eric Clapton is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Eric Clapton Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae

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Tina Turner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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Alex Turner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Alex Turner Spoken word, Garage rock, Experimental rock

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Van Morrison is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Van Morrison Skiffle, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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Thom Yorke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Thom Yorke Electronic music, Experimental rock, Experimental music

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Rob Halford is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Rob Halford Thrash metal, Industrial metal, Groove metal

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Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Bob Marley Reggae

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Ian Gillan is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Ian Gillan Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal

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Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Rock Vocalists
Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music