Best Deceased Singers

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21Tupac ShakurTupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

Tupac is the one who seldom Rapped about human desires. He rapped about the problems a society faces and the remedies of those poblems. He was a leader and a movement himself. He was A true great.

Rap is part of the problem. No thanks Tupac.

Never sang about bad but sang about good

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22Lemmy KilmisterIan Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
23Elliott Smith
24Marc BolanV1 Comment
25The Notorious B.I.G.Christopher George Latore Wallace, better known by his stage name, The Notorious B.I.G (a.k.a. Biggie Smalls), is consistently ranked as one of the best rappers of all time. The Notorious B.I.G was born May 21, 1972, he was born in Brooklyn, New York. At the age of 24 The Notorious B.I.G was murdered ...read more.
26Etta JamesEtta James was an American singer who spanned a variety of music genres including blues, R&B, soul, rock and roll, jazz and gospel.
27Brian Connolly
28Janis JoplinJanis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.
29Frank SinatraFrancis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.
30Roy OrbisonRoy Kelton Orbison, professionally known as Roy Orbison, nicknamed Big O, was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musician, mostly known for his complex voice and for hits such as, "Oh, Pretty Woman".
31Johnny CashJohn R. "Johnny" Cash was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author, who was widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, having sold more than 90 million records worldwide.

Why the hell is this guy not in the top tens I haven't even heard of most of these other guys so...why...the...! IS THIS OLD MUSIC LEGEND NOT IN THE TOP TENS

32Buddy HollyCharles Hardin Holley, known as Buddy Holly, was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll.
33Pantelis Pantelidis
34Eva Cassidy
35Dobie Gray

He is very underrated

36Paul Williams
37Joe CockerJohn Robert "Joe" Cocker was an English singer and musician. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance and definitive versions of popular songs.
38Jim Croce
39Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time .
40Glenn Frey
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