Bands/Musicians Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms  

Ron Mexico
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List Rules Must be a dead musician. No living musicians

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.

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!
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1,976 516
Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly
2
1,464 592
Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Blues-rock, Rock music, Experimental rock
3
1,141 597
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Christian music, Pop music, Rock music
4
950 540
Johnny Cash is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Outlaw country, Christian music, Americana
5
1,097 619
John Lennon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music
6
1,006 581
Jim Morrison is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock
7
1,122 587
Bob Marley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Reggae
8
1,047 632
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
JulienCloud added Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music
9
1,184 591
Kurt Cobain is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock
10
946 464
The Beatles is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock
11
605 424
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Opera, Ballet, Art song
12
553 403
Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Opera, Classical music
13
578 488
Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
JjGallaher added Blues-rock, Rock music, Instrumental rock
14
710 473
Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music
15
396 392
Johann Sebastian Bach is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Classical music
16
783 595
Tupac Shakur is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
dicks added Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Gangsta rap
17
570 478
George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock
18
476 439
Otis Redding is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Southern soul, Soul blues, Rock music
19
422 517
John Bonham is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Blues-rock, Folk rock, Heavy metal
20
499 493
James Brown is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Hip hop music, Doo-wop, Pop music
21
288 345
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Opera, Ballet, Art song
22
322 388
Keith Moon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Skiffle, Pop music, Rock music
23
392 351
Bon Scott is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
johnnycardz added Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal
24
352 428
Sam Cooke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
Pop music, Rhythm and blues, Jazz
25
453 249
Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Dead Musicians You Most Want to See Perform as Holograms
wiabux added Swing music, Traditional pop music, Big band