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Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms

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A hologram wish-list for dead musicians. At the Coachella Music Festival in April of 2012, a holographic image of the deceased rapper Tupac Shakur "performed" live on stage with headliners Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre. The hologram greeted Coachella fans specifically, then went into a bit of Tupac's hit "Hail Mary" before joining Snoop for "2 of Amerikaz Most Wanted." Details of exactly how the effect was achieved were not released immediately after the event - for example, it's still unknown how the hologram was able to appear "in sync" with Snoop Dogg's live performance, nor is it clear whether the vocals being heard were entirely Tupac's. What is clear is that the performance had a huge emotional impact on the fans in the audience and those watching the show streaming on YouTube. It also became a pop culture reference and the Tupac hologram began popping up all over, click here to see other places Tupac has appeared.

So now that it's clear we have the technology to bring dead musicians back... who would you most want to see perform "live" from beyond the grave? Vote for the musicians or bands that you'd like to see revived in holographic form, and if I've forgotten your favorite long lost rock star, enter their name at the bottom of the page and add them to the list!

List Criteria: Must be a dead musician. No living musicians

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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Jimi Hendrix

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 761
    Down 183
    Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly More
    97
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    Bob Marley

    Reggae More
    86
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    Johnny Cash

    85
  5. 5
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    Down 198
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock More
    85
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    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music More
    85
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    Christian music, Pop music, Rock music More
    83
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    ranked high on reranks
    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Opera, Classical music More
    77
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    ranked high on reranks
    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Opera, Ballet, Art song More
    77
  10. 10
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    Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music More
    76
    added by: JulienCloud
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    Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock More
    76
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    The Beatles

    75
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Stevie Ray Vaughan

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock More
    73
    added by: JjGallaher
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Johann Sebastian Bach

    Classical music More
    72
  15. 15
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    2pac

    Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap More
    69
    added by: dicks
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    Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music More
    69
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    George Harrison

    Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock More
    69
  18. 18
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    Southern soul, Soul blues, Rock music More
    67
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    John Bonham

    Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal More
    66
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    Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music More
    66
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    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Opera, Ballet, Art song More
    64
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    often listed
    Sam Cooke

    Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz More
    61
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    Up 117
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    Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band More
    58
    added by: wiabux
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    ranked low on reranks
    Marvin Gaye

    Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music More
    58
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    often listed &controversial
    Keith Moon

    58
  26. 26
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    ranked low on reranks
    Ray Charles

    Soul blues, Pop music, Rock music More
    57
  27. 27
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    controversial
    Aaliyah

    Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul More
    55
    added by: Angie Marie
  28. 28
    Up 77
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    Lubbock sound, Rock music, Rockabilly More
    55
    added by: Coolza
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    Classical music More
    54
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Joseph Haydn

    Opera, Art song, Chamber music More
    54
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Franz Schubert

    Opera, Romantic music, Lied More
    53
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Layne Staley

    Doom metal, Glam metal, Blues-rock More
    53
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    Up 54
    Down 25
    Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana More
    53
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    The Notorious B.I.G.

    Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop More
    52
    added by: ThomasMcginnis
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    often listed &controversial
    Dimebag Darrell

    Glam metal, Thrash metal, Groove metal More
    50
    added by: Canyon Loftis
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    ranked low on reranks
    Frank Zappa

    Rock music, Experimental rock, Heavy metal More
    50
    added by: Litho_stone
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    ranked high on reranks
    Roy Orbison

    Country pop, Pop music, Rock music More
    50
    added by: Coolza
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    often listed
    Bon Scott

    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal More
    50
    added by: johnnycardz
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    Up 57
    Down 36
    Rock music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll More
    48
    added by: Coolza
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    ranked low on reranks
    Stevie Wonder

    Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music More
    48
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Giuseppe Verdi

    Opera, Classical music More
    48
  42. 42
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    controversial &ranked low on reranks
    Frédéric Chopin

    Romantic music, Art song, Classical music More
    47
  43. 43
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    ranked high on reranks
    Lisa Lopes

    Hip hop music, Pop music, Rap music More
    46
    added by: M-seeStorm
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    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    Antonio Vivaldi

    Classical music, Baroque music More
    45
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    often listed
    Sergei Rachmaninoff

    Opera, Art song, Chamber music More
    44
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    ranked low on reranks
    Waylon Jennings

    Outlaw country, Country rock, Progressive country More
    44
  47. 47
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    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    Joe Strummer

    New Wave, Ska, Rock music More
    44
    added by: vinylvictims
  48. 48
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    ranked high on reranks
    Johann Strauss II

    Operetta More
    43
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    George Frideric Handel

    Opera, Classical music, Baroque music More
    43
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    Joey Ramone

    Punk rock More
    42
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