Top 10 Dead Singers from the UK


The Top Ten

1 John Lennon John Lennon John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE was an English singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as a co-founder of the Beatles, the most commercially successful band in the history of popular music. He was assassinated by Mark David Chapman on December 8, 1980 at age 40 . V 1 Comment
2 David Bowie David Bowie David 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. more.
3 George Harrison George Harrison George Harrison was an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles.

Not just a great singer and songwriter, but a great human being.

He is one of the kindest singer ever. - zxm

4 Lemmy Kilmister Lemmy Kilmister Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead.
5 Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz.
6 Joe Cocker Joe Cocker John 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.
7 Brian Connolly
8 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury was born in Stone Town, Tanzania he later became a British singer, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave vocal range. Before he became a singer he has been more.

I don't think freddie's from UK.He is from Tanzania.but he had to conceal his real identity.cause in that time a singer from those country would be easily bullied by others.As I remember Roger advised him to change his real name - zxm

9 Davy Jones
10 Marc Bolan Marc Bolan Marc Bolan, born Mark Feld (30 September 1947 – 16 September 1977) was an English singer-songwriter, musician, guitarist, and poet. He was best known as the lead singer of the glam rock band T. Rex. Bolan was one of the first pioneers of the glam rock movement of the 1970s. He died at age 29 in a more.

The Contenders

11 Keith Relf Keith Relf

Lead singer of the legendary Yardbirds, he fronted for Clapton, Beck, and Page- no small task for any singer.
Relf died in the most spectacular of Rock-n-Roll ways, he was electrocuted in the bathtub, while rehearsing with his plugged-in guitar.

12 Bon Scott Bon Scott Ronald Belford "Bon" Scott was a Scottish-born Australian rock musician, best known for being the lead singer and lyricist of Australian hard rock band AC/DC from 1974 until his death in 1980. He was born in Forfar and lived in Kirriemuir, Scotland, for 5 years before moving to Melbourne, Australia, more.
13 Long John Baldry

Class act who embraced traditional American music forms, with his own distinct signature.

14 Mike Smith

Big, big voice fronting an underappreciated band that helped pioneer the subtle transition from rock 'n' roll to rock.

15 Robert Palmer

Super talent responsible for what is arguably the best, most pulsating and grinding blues-rock song ever--Addicted To Love.

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