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Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Vocalists of All Time

Rolling Stone's list of the 100 best singers of all-time includes some of the greatest vocalists in the history of recording. These top singers of all time range from rock to blues to soul and even pop music, and this list is a round-up of some of the greatest singers ever to approach a microphone. The Rolling Stone 100 greatest singers is a definitive list of the greatest vocalists of all time and includes many popular artists you're sure to recognize.

Who are the 100 greatest singers of all time? Among the notable singers of the current generation are singers like Kurt Cobain and Bono as well as some of the all time greatest vocalists the world has ever heard like Elvis Presley and Freddie Mercury. This is the way that Rolling Stone Magazine ranked these talented top 100 singers of all time, but feel free to make your own list of the top singers ever. Some of these talented singers may also be the richest singers in the world or even one of the greatest performers of all time. Check out the full article here.

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    Doo-wop, Motown Sound, Rock music

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