Musicians You Would Bring Back From the Deadjestina1292
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This is in response to the comment I just read about the Queen fan who doesn't listen to much else other than Queen anymore... We must've been separated at birth! You sound just like me! Once I 'discovered' Queen, finally, I really didn't care to listen to anyone else either! After Freddie's amazingly magnificent voice, everyone else is a let-down. Plus, it took me so long to finally find the perfect band that it just doesn't interest me to hear anyone else now. And I'm going to make up for lost time! Plus there's so much to explore. I still cannot get over what a fabulous voice Freddie had. It simply blows me away! Songs I've heard tons of times will suddenly just stun me b/c of their incredible brilliance. So, it's hard to move on from my favorites b/c they still captivate me so much.
So, yes, if I had the chance to bring a musician back, it would definitely be Freddie, the greatest/best singer ever to grace the Earth!
Happy Birthday, dear sweet Freddie!
If Freddie came back, Queen could reunite and we could have real music again. No more Miley Cyrus (or Hannah Montana) or Jonas Brothers or Rhianna. I could actually say I listen to "modern music". haha - ObsessedwFreddie
If Freddie were still alive, Queen may still be alive and kicking today, instead of a shadow of its former self. After Freddie died, John left the group. Supposedly he became depressed and is still depressed today. Brian and Roger wouldn't have to try and substitute someone for Freddie, because you can't substitute Freddie.
He is awesomeV 11 Comments
When I was little, about 6 or 7, only a couple days after his tragic death, my parents and my sisters and me were watching a collection of his music videos. I loved his voice, so I asked my mom, "Who is that guy mommy? " And she answered, "That's Michael Jackson sweetie. He's claimed to be one of or the best singer ever born." So I smiled and said, "He's a wonderful singer." Then it came to me, and I asked, "Will I get to meet him? ". My parents stopped and looked at me. My mom smiled and my dad took a sip of his drink and said, "Sorry sweetie. He's dead.". I paused and looked at the screen, and started to sob, not even knowing who he was. My parents asked, "Whats the matter? " And I just flat out screamed, "I MISS Michael JACKSON! " And to this day, that was a little embarrising, but now I know I meant it. He was an outrages man. He was great, spectacular, fantabulous, I could go on. I miss this guy, A LOT. - LpsDisneyTmntFreak
Let's just say that if he did come back we'd be listening to actual music instead of hearing some prepubescent kid with women's jeans say "baby over and over again.
(Then again, if he did, those tabloids would print more fake bull crap about him again. )
Michael Jackson is the greatest entertainer that ever lived. He gave us such beautiful music that will be listened to forever. He sang with such passion and love, when you listen to him you could just hear God working trough him. He was also such a loving, beautiful person who really cared about the world and people. It is a shame that he is not here
The best everV 19 Comments
He didn't deserve to get shot. - InsertNameHere
Got shot. Needless death, didn't need to get shot. No motive was there. Left us far too soon John. I hope Chapman dies and rots alone.
Why isn't Lennon number 2? He should be!
This should be #1
He is one of the greatest songwriters and singers. It was a huge tragedy that he was shot to death. I wish he was still living on this earth :( - VenomxShocker
This guy must return... A few more albums and songs needed! The last real rockstar who ever lived
Bring back Kurt! We miss him :'( also bring back (Elvis, Mj, John Lennon, Freddie Mercury, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Tupac, & Jim Morrison) but especially Kurt.
He is just too good not to revive. His voice is perfect.
a dudeV 24 Comments
man, Cliff should totally be in the top ten. he had way more talent than Eazy-E or Kurt Cobain. Cliff was the reason why I learned bass. Man you guys should go listen to "anesthesia" - latinometalhead94
For Cliff The Bell Tolls. Gave us hellaciously good music and was flung out of a bus window for doing so. That fateful night in September changed Metallica forever.
Only reason I didn't vote cliff is that with him alive, In my Darkest Hour, To Live is to Die, and other songs like that wouldn't exist. Still, RIP Cliff.
Without his death, I doubt there we would have Enter Sandman and stuff like thatV 7 Comments
I literally came to this list just to see if dime was on it. He's here but lower than I thought. Sadly. I hope dime cliff and bonzo are jamming away as we speak. Rip boys
This guy doesn't even have a PICTURE! He sure as Heck deserves one! Rip Dimebag.
Unique guitarist of all time
Yes for D DarrelV 1 Comment
A talented white blues guitarist in Tacoma, Washington State once described Jimi Hendrix like this "...he was a COMPOSER...he can take a song and play it and that thing will come out different everytime..." It's not about technique, good looks, gimmicks, etc. It's about EMOTION and CONNECTING with the listener. Jimi Hendrix could do that and blur categorization. Jimi would sleep with his guitar, go to the restroom with it, and Jimi even cried when someone threw it off the bus when they thought Jimi stole from them! - rahighsucks
Come on this list is crap. Aaliaya, Eazy-E, Kirk Cobain, and freakin' left eye from TLC or whatever they were called in the top 10 that's a disgrace to have real legends like Hendrix, Harrison, SRV, and Marvin Gaye behind people like that. - Chris-1
He is a better musician than most people nowadays and he would bring back classic blues and rock!
How isn't Hendrix number one? If he came back, there wouldn't be anymore pop garbage around. Then him and SRV could finally meet if Stevie came back too. - BrianScott01V 7 Comments
The man invented rocking out a cover song. Not to mention he had quite a few amazing originals. - Christian.H.Mills
Elvis is #1 for sure! Everyone knows it! - Alexandr
it wouLd be awesome if we couLd... He died so younq =( - rebeLLious
He died of heart disease or something. - Music_Lover123V 3 Comments
What a masterpiece. Definitely deserves the number one spot. So legendary in the world of metal, and more generally, MUSIC.
He had an amazing voice and was one of the best singers that ever lived. I was sad when he died. I would love to bring him back if I could.
He's honestly a metal version of Freddie Mercury in my opinion
Is their a better vocalist existing? Why even consider that? Because he is superior to all last name literally means God! - LucretiaV 4 Comments
In one of my favorite bands of all time and had unbelievable amount of talent and skill, sad he's gone
He needs to be higher... Michael Jackson is seriously overrated. Freddie Mercury rightfully deserves his spot, but the Rev does too...
He is my favourite drummer ever. I wish we could bring him back, they haven't been the same since he died.
I miss heV 1 Comment
You are all a shame to music! how can this master of music not be on the list?! - OstrichGuitar
Really! Why isn't Jim in the top 10! Only lasted 5 years and look how much great music and poetry has been written by him! I'm surprise The Doors didn't have more #1 hits. - westofohio
Come back Jim, we need you! We'll trade in Justin beiber or something.
Yes Jim. You were such a kind man when I knew you. You will always be remembered
One of the first "rockstars" and lived it like no one since. Not only a great frontman but great poet, very intelligent. The Doors are of the one most underrated bands ever. Long live the Lizard KingV 7 Comments
Nobody played like Jeff. Slayer is in my TOP 5, that is saying Pink Floyd, Prince, Slayer, Mozart, Beethoven!V 1 Comment
Knew him personally and a too kind and gentle soul to leave us so soon.
Wouldn't expect him to be here. Glad he is!
A great musician, a great friend to those who knew him, founder of the Traveling Wilburys, and a man we lost far too soon. - chriscg
Should totally be in top ten! He's my favorite Beatle!V 5 Comments
He was a great artist period, in every field from music, acting, poetry. I would bring him back because I feel that he had so much more to accomplish. He accomplished so much in just 25 years but I feel had so much more to do and say. He wasn't perfect like the most of us and I think he would've evolved and took interest into other areas but would've stayed close to rap. I feel he would've did a lot more for his people and helped them succeed. Man I just miss him do much. The world and hip hop needs him
HE achieved so much in only 5 years on the map, only 25 years old and produced substantial amounts of music if he had another ten years on the scene he wouldn't have just changed rap but the world! He would have been by far the best music artist ever
If you brought MJ back from the dead he was retired and Tupac would be in his Prime its only common sense to bring Tupac Shakur back - roblist
What are u all talking about. He's alive in Cuba.V 12 Comments
Then there could be a The Who reunion yay - LucretiaV 2 Comments
He put east coast rappers on the map!V 4 Comments
Beautiful woman. Beautiful voice. I wish someone could have found a way to help her.
Karen needs to be higher on this list...
Tragic death of a beautiful singer.V 1 Comment
Buddy, so much in such a short time, you died in 1959 at age of 22, and we still miss you.
Buddy Holly is one of the first people I think of, with singer-songwriters who should have kept living...
"The Day the Music Died" was a very sad day.
Can't believe I had to add this legendV 3 Comments
David was more than music... He was creativity at its finest. Never one to shy away from originality for originality's sake. He was Visual, Visceral, Graphic and "Out There" when the world was stuck in the state of "The Formula" of success. His music was what shaped the stars of the world from Debbie Harry and Madonna, the Clash to the Trews and Nine Inch Nails. The creativity never stopped. Each album was entirely different. And always one to point out what he liked and hated in his own work. ( Tonight was not one he liked well, he claimed he was under so much pressure he put it out. He said in an interview that he didn't feel it was allowed to flow or develop in his usual process Which was a great experience because he really went back to being himself not what the sales or labels wanted.) These days there are so many acts that rely on a labels idea of what they are and not what they really are. His sound was unique and his voice was both haunting and warm all at ...more
Definitely want Bowie back. He was so musically active til the end. Gives me chills to think about what he would've created if he had more time with us.
Did more with music than any other artist. There wasn't a style that he couldn't put his own thing on.
I wish I was born a few decades earlier so I could really marvel in this legends workV 6 Comments
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