Top 10 Dead Singers from the UK

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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.

Rest in peace John, I love many of the songs that you wrote.

He was by far one of my favorite singers of all time. R.i.p john Lennon

This man could sing.this man also could write songs with great meaning.he also could play guitar.he has done much for his country.but in the end he gets shot.he will be remembered. - zxm

2 David Bowie David Bowie David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie, was an English singer born in London on January 8, 1947, and was 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.

He da best!

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 Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave ...read more.

Zanzibar was in british colony then, so Freddie was born as a british citizen, and after he moved to UK.

THis guy had the range - what a singer and what a performer!

Ha was born in zanzibar, but he was british citizen after.

He was good

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5 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. He was a bassist and a singer known for his raspy voice. He died in 2015 from cancer and other health problems.
6 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. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.

Amazing British woman who fought with her lyrics and made lots of people happy. R.I.P

7 Brian Connolly
8 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.
9 Davy Jones 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 ...read more.

The Contenders

11 Long John Baldry

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

12 Keith Relf Keith Relf Keith Relf was an English musician, well known as the lead singer for the psychedelic band The Yardbirds.

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.

13 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, ...read more.
14 Robert Palmer

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

15 Nick Drake Nick Drake Nicholas Rodney "Nick" Drake (19 June 1948 – 25 November 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician, known for his acoustic guitar-based songs. A singular talent who passed almost unnoticed during his brief lifetime, his work has posthumously achieved wider notice and recognition.
16 Mike Smith

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

17 Syd Barrett Syd Barrett Roger Keith Barrett was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter. Best known as a founder member of the band Pink Floyd, Barrett was the lead singer, guitarist and principal songwriter in its early years and is credited with naming the band.

The founder of Pink Floyd and one of the most iconic rock stars of the 60's and 70's

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