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List Rules Only true rockers, please.

List of the greatest fictional rock stars in film, TV, and literature. As kids, who doesn't sing into an imaginary microphone and pretend to entertain thousands of screaming fans? The adoration, the money, the chicks... The life of a rock star sounds pretty great. Who are the best fictional rock singers and members of fictional rock bands? While there are many great fictional singers, this list only includes true rock stars. Some are are the main characters of their own stories, and others only appear for a memorable scene or two in some of the best movies, TV shows, and books. Vote up your favorite fake rocker, and please add any that we missed. 
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342 91
'Joliet' Jake Blues is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
The Blues Brothers

2
269 83
Nigel Tufnel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
This Is Spinal Tap

3
235 84
David St. Hubbins is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
This Is Spinal Tap

4
217 65
Derek Smalls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
richerb added This Is Spinal Tap

5
280 82
Elwood Blues is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
bojanthebest added The Blues Brothers

6
219 53
Ziggy Stardust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Riot18 added Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

7
192 86
Otis Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Animal House

8
221 123
Dewey Finn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
School of Rock

9
141 105
Eddie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Eddie and the Cruisers

10
212 64
Dr. Teeth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
looksharp added The Great Muppet Caper, The Muppets, The Muppet Movie
Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem, The Muppet Movie

11
157 110
Dewey Cox is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

12
170 81
Marvin Berry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Back to the Future

13
201 88
Ted
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

14
148 91
Russell Hammond is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Almost Famous

15
200 92
Bill S. Preston, Esq. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill & Ted's Bogus Journey

16
189 85
Wayne Campbell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
DeathCometh666 added Wayne's World, Wayne's World 2

17
154 68
Marty McFly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
chrisbwilk added Back to the Future Part III, Back to the Future, Back to the Future Part II

18
129 104
Chris 'Izzy' Cole is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Rock Star

19
96 76
Leather Tuscadero is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
ChristopherHomerin added Happy Days

20
95 53
Cassandra Wong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Riot18 added Wayne's World, Wayne's World 2

21
107 91
Jeff Bebe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Almost Famous

22
157 126
Aldous Snow is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek

23
70 86
Vince Everett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
Jailhouse Rock

24
175 81
Robbie Hart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
The Wedding Singer, The Wedding Singer

25
110 72
Nathan Explosion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Fictional Rock Stars
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