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41Frank ZappaFrank Vincent Zappa was an American musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker.

More talented than any one else on this list... Yes even Jimmy Page and John Paul Jones. NONE of the Beatles should be on this list

Why isn't this man Number 1? He did the CRAZIEST off beats and he worte songs for THE London SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA he exposed the illuminati and hated big government he was like an alien sent from mars to tell everyone it's gonna go down unless you listen to me

This man should be number 1.. His discography proves this... Way ahead of his time.

Amazing, influential, and criminally underrated

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42Roger WatersGeorge Roger Waters, is an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer. He was mostly known for the secondary lead vocals and bassist of Pink Floyd .
43KyoKyo is a Japanese musician, poet and singer-songwriter. He is best known as the vocalist of the metal band Dir en grey. He has been with the band since its inception in 1997 and was formerly in La:Sadie's.

Huge vocal range, very versatile and is a genius with his lyrics. Everything from soft rock to extreme metal.

44David BowieDavid Robert Jones was born in London on January 8, 1947, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He died in New York on January 10, 2016 at the age of 69, a hero to millions. ...read more.

David Bowie is one of the most talented musicians ever

45Ed SheeranEdward Christopher "Ed" Sheeran is an English singer-songwriter and musician. He was born in Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire and raised in Framlingham, Suffolk.

Ed really deserves to be voted, but so do the others:) Not all of them (just my opinion, if you don't agree just ignore it) of course. It's hard to vote. Such a shame that the most of those talented people are dead. Excuse my English...

Really really really a gift for the world.

Great Vocals!
Writes all his songs!
Writes songs for others!
Plays guitar!
Doesn't use auto tune!
Does his own loop pedal!
Raps!
Can make a song about a drug abuser sound like it is sent from heaven!
Do I need to say more? If so, just listen to him.
You will love!

46Thom YorkeThomas Edward "Thom" Yorke is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

Great vocalist, producer, guitarist, pianist, drummer, amasing lyricist and artist, his best quality being his extremely broad, creative style

Personally think he is one of the few genius' of our generation. his multi instrumental abilities are freakish, coupled with his timing and co-ordination put him in a class only few have and ever will achieve. legend

47Frederic Chopin
48Keith RichardsKeith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.
49Myles KennedyMyles Richard Kennedy is an American musician, singer and songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist of the rock band Alter Bridge, and as the lead vocalist in Slash's current band: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

The best vocalist ever, his guitar playing abilities have been praised by Slash and Jimmy Page, and he is one of the most uplifting lyricists ever

50Jackie WilsonJack Leroy "Jackie" Wilson, Jr . was an American soul singer-songwriter and performer . A tenor with a four octave vocal range, he was nicknamed "Mr . Excitement", and was important in the transition of rhythm and blues into soul.

This man needs to be checked out; if you have not done it. He was MJ before MJ, he was a dancer, singer, complete entertainer;

51Chuck SchuldinerCharles Michael "Chuck" Schuldiner was an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist, best known as the founder and vocalist, guitarist and bassist of the American heavy metal band Death. He is considered the most influential figure in Death Metal, with some publications referring to Chuck as the "Godfather ...read more.
52John CenaJohn Felix Anthony Cena Jr. (/ˈsiːnə/; born April 23, 1977) is an American professional wrestler, rapper, actor, and reality television show host signed to WWE, where he is assigned to the SmackDown brand. ...read more.
53Trent ReznorMichael Trent Reznor, known professionally as Trent Reznor, is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and film score composer. He is known for his intense music videos.
54Steven WilsonSteven John Wilson is an English musician and record producer, most associated with the progressive rock genre.

This is actually a list of most famous musicians of all time, more or less. Steven Wilson and Devin Townsend's music speaks to me personally a whole lot more than the other folks

55John Buckland
56Hizaki
57Ron Wood
58Joni Mitchell
59Yoshiki HayashiYoshiki Hayashi is a Japanese musician, songwriter, composer and record producer. Better known by his stage name Yoshiki, he is best known as the leader and a co-founder of the heavy metal band X Japan, for which he is the drummer, pianist and main songwriter. The band achieved breakthrough success ...read more.
60Brendon Urie

He's so amazing! He can play guitar, bass guitar, drums, percussion, organ, cello, violin, trumpet piano, accordion, keyboards, synthesizer, programming, and don't even get me started on his sexy, heavenly vocals!

Can play pretty much any instrument you throw at him, and has hella good vocals too.

He's better than most on this list.

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