Greatest rock male singers
of all times


TM, ®, Copyright © 1999 Piero Scaruffi
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(For the 21st century see this page)
  1. Tim Buckley (Tim Buckley)
  2. David Thomas (Pere Ubu)
  3. Captain Beefheart (Captain Beefheart)
  4. Mark Stewart (Pop Group)
  5. Jim Morrison (Doors)
  6. Robert Wyatt (Soft Machine)
  7. Tom Waits (Tom Waits)
  8. Nick Cave (Nick Cave)
  9. Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)
  10. John Brannon (Laughing Hyenas)
  11. Henry Rollins
  12. Dennes Boon (Minutemen)
  13. Michael Stipe (REM)
  14. Roger Chapman (Family)
  15. Guy Picciotto (Fugazi)
  16. Joey Ramone (Ramones)
  17. Eric Burdon (Animals)
  18. Axl Rose (Guns And Roses)
  19. Lux Interior (Cramps)
  20. Shannon Selberg (Cows)
  21. Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys)
  22. Robert Plant (Led Zeppelin)
  23. Jeffrey Lee Pierce (Gun Club)
  24. Van Morrison
  25. Mike Patton (Faith No More)
  26. Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
  27. Jamie Stewart (Xiu Xiu)
  28. Bob Dylan
  • Bob Mould (Husker Du)
  • Paul Westerberg (Replacements)
  • Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse)
  • Alan Dubins (Khanate)
  • Johnny Whitney (Blood Brothers)
  • Serj Tankian (System Of A Down)
  • Maynard James Keenan (Tool)
  • Ade Blackburn (Clinic)
  • Luke Jenner (Rapture)
  • Ollie Browne (Art Of Fighting)
  • Roger Daltrey (Who)
  • Bon Scott (AC/DC)
  • Johnny Lydon (Sex Pistols)
  • Iggy Pop (Stooges)
  • Alan Vega (Suicide)
  • Damo Suzuki (Can)
  • Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)
  • Joe Strummer (Clash)
  • Prince
  • Chris Connelly
  • Jon Spencer
  • Roy Orbison
  • Lou Reed
  • Little Richard
  • David Lowery (Camper Van Beethoven)
  • Chris Cornell (Soundgarden)
  • Bryan Ferry (Roxy Music)
  • John Fogerty (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
  • John Martyn
  • Richard Manuel (Band)
  • Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)
  • Ian Svenonius (Nation Of Ulysses)
  • Paul Rodgers (Free)
  • David Yow (Scratch Acid, Jesus Lizard)
  • Chris Eckman (Walkabouts)
  • Freddie Mercury (Queen)
  • Perry Farrell (Jane's Addiction)
  • Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum)
  • Tod Ashley (Cop Shoot Cop)
  • Gibby Haines (Butthole Surfers)
  • Peter Searcy (Squirrel Bait, Big Wheel)
  • Peter Hammill (VDG)
  • Peter Steele (Type O Negative)
  • Craig Wedren (Shudder To Think)
  • Chino Moreno (Deftones)
  • Steve Winwood (Traffic)
  • Mark Lanegan (Screaming Trees)
  • Mark Kozelek (Red House Painters)
  • Yamatsuka Eye (Boredoms)
  • Ira Kaplan (Yo La Tengo)
  • Stan Ridgeway (Wall of Voodoo)
  • Demetrio Stratos (Area)
  • Mick Collins (Blacktop, Dirtbombs)
  • Ian Curtis (Joy Division)
  • Sooyoung Park (Bitch Magnet, Seam)
  • Donald Fagen (Steely Dan)
  • Mark Oliver Everett (Eels)
  • Nick Sakes (Dazzling Killmen, Colossamite)
  • Jonathan Davis (Korn)
  • David Bowie
  • Bono Vox (U2)
  • Eddie Cochran
  • Al Johnson (US Maple)
  • Jeff Pezzati (Naked Raygun)
  • Evan Dando (Lemonheads)
  • Gram Parsons
  • Joe Cocker
  • Marc Bolan
  • Rod Stewart
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
  • Don Henley (Eagles)
  • Chris Robinson (Black Crowes)
  • Gregg Allman (Allman Brothers)
  • Wayne Coyne (Flaming Lips)
  • Stuart Staples (Tindersticks)
  • Dion DiMucci
  • Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
  • Steve Harwell (Smash Mouth)
  • Steve Tyler (Aerosmith)
  • Adam Duritz (Counting Crows)
  • Zack De La Rocha (Rage Against The Machine)
  • Stephan Jenkins (Third Eye Blind)
  • Fred Durst
  • Alain Jourgensen (Ministry)
  • Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull)
  • Damon Locks (Trenchmouth)
  • Morrissey (Smiths)
  • Richard Ashcroft (Verve)
  • Ian Gillan (Deep Purple)
  • John Garcia (Kyuss)
  • Ozzy Osbourne (Black Sabbath)
  • Peter Murphy (Bauhaus)
  • Elvis Presley
  • Bob Marley
  • Paul McCartney (Beatles)
  • Michael Jackson
  • John Lennon (Beatles)
  • Carl Wilson (Beach Boys)
(The last three only because they are very famous: there are hundreds of less famous singers who should be listed if we list those three)