Top 10 Songs Not Sung by Lead Singers

These are some songs where the lead singers didn't do lead vocals. However they may have done backing vocals or few vocal parts. But the majority of the song was sung by other member.
The Top Ten
1 (Don't Fear) the Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult
2 Long Away - Queen

Sung by Brian May. Don't know if he ever took vocal lessons. But he does great in this song.

3 Outlaw - Whitesnake

A very pleasant song of 1979 sung by their guitarist Bernie Marsden - pretty good vocals. I mean, better than some lead singers for other rock bands...

4 Hijack My Heart - Queen

A great song of Queen sung by Roger Taylor.

5 King of the Kill - Annihilator

Written and entirely sung by guitarist Jeff Waters. One of their most liked songs of the 90s.

6 Can't You See - The Marshall Tucker Band

Doug Gray is a very good singer. But unfortunately/fortunately their biggest hit was sung by their lead guitarist Toy Caldwell.

The beginning of this song is second to none.

7 No You Don't - The Sweet

Lead vocals by the bassist Steve Priest. One of my favorite songs by this band.
Steve Priest really can sing if you ask me. He sang on many songs and he sounds great even on the live videos I watched.

8 Modern Times Rock 'n' Roll - Queen

A song written and sung by drummer Roger Taylor in 1973.
He sings it very good - he's even better than some lead singers for other bands in that era. It's a very obscure Queen song on their debut album - a short but very fast song. And with pretty heavy sections in the context of the early 70s.

9 Beth - Kiss

For me the singing wasn't very good. But it became famous.

10 Remember a Day - Pink Floyd

Sung by Richard Wright. Roger, David and Barrett were their regular singer. But here Richard sings.

The Contenders
11 Happy - The Rolling Stones
12 21 - Annihilator

It was written and entirely sung by guitarist Jeff Waters.

13 Death of a Clown - The Kinks
14 Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles

Sung by George Harrison.

A year and 205 days after this list was created, a song by The Beatles is added.

15 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
16 Drive - By the Cars

Best Cars song ever!

17 Before They Make Me Run - The Rolling Stones

Not on top. Cause even though Keith Richard's not a regular vocalist of the band. But he did lead vocals on some songs.

18 Free Flight - Whitesnake

A 1978 song sung by their guitarist Bernie Marsden. Play the sample and be convinced.

19 Something - The Beatles
20 Have a Cigar - Pink Floyd
21 Marigold - Nirvana

Sung by Dave Grohl and the only Nirvana song not sung by Kurt.

22 The Loser in the End - Queen
23 Take It to the Limit - Eagles
24 Lady Starlight - The Sweet

Lead vocals - Andy Scott ( guitarist).
In this band all members provided lead vocals and there are more songs.

25 Holy Man - Deep Purple

Sung by bassist Glenn Hughes.

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