Best Blues Rock Singers


The Top TenXW

1Robert PlantRobert Anthony Plant is an English musician, singer, and songwriter best known as the lead singer and lyricist of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

Guess my favorite singer finally came to top, well I didn't put him on number 1 at first - zxm

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2Eric ClaptonEric Patrick Clapton is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. He has also been a member of Derek and the Dominos.

Cocaine is the best thing this man has done (the song, obviously...) - Britgirl

As the only THREE time inductee into the Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame, Clapton has done a lot more than just the song cocaine.

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3Stevie Ray VaughanStephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer. In spite of a short-lived mainstream career spanning seven years, he is widely considered one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of music, and more.

Fabulous guitarist. Vocals, not so much.

4Gary MooreRobert William Gary Moore was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock and blues guitarist.

I have a soft spot for this guy. I like his original stuff but also his covers: "The Sky Is Crying" (originally by Elmore James, 1959), and "Oh Pretty Woman" (originally by Albert King).
I have to add that Gary Moore guitar playing skills are even better than his vocals. - Metal_Treasure

5John MayallV1 Comment
6Joe Bonamassa
7Johnny Winter
8B.B. KingRiley B. "B.B." King was an American blues singer, electric guitarist, songwriter, and record producer.V1 Comment
9Keith Relf

Suffered one of Rock-n-Roll's most spectacular deaths, when he was electrocuted in the bath tub while rehearsing with a plugged-in electric guitar.

As lead singer of the Yardbirds, he was the frontman for Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, and Jimmy Page, which is some pretty strong blues rock street cred.

10Mick JaggerSir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.V1 Comment

The Contenders

11Gary Clark Jr.
12Howlin' Wolf

If you haven't heard this guy sing, you should. - TheStargazer

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13Paul Weller
14Jack BruceJohn Symon Asher "Jack" Bruce was a Scottish musician, singer and songwriter known primarily for his contributions to the British supergroup Cream, which also included guitarist-singer Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker.
15Taj Mahal

The thickest, richest, grittiest, gutsiest, most soulful and melodic male voice in blues since 1968.

16Jimi HendrixJimi Hendrix (born November 27, 1942 - September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter . Although his mainstream career spanned only four years, he is widely regarded as one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of popular music, and one of the most celebrated more.

"All Along The Watchtower" is incredible. - Britgirl

17Joanne Shaw Taylor

She is a British Blues Rock musician. If you don't know of her or have never heard of her, may I suggest you acquaint yourself with her, ASAP! She is amazing! Great powerful voice and one hell of a guitar player. Definitely the best contemporary Blues Rock musician. Go check her out. Now! - Britgirl

This gal can play. Seriously. From what vocals I've heard, sounds like a contralto with medium power, but serious judgements based on live music should be avoided. Too many variables.

18Eric Burdon

Lead singer of The Animals, known for his deep voice and expressive delivery. The ultimate blues rock singer. - TheStargazer

19Van Morrison
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