Top 10 Best Rock and Metal Vocal Performances by Singers in Their 40s (40-49 Years Old)Metal_Treasure
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Freddie Mercury recorded it at 44 when he was very ill (couldn't walk without help) and died 9 months after its release. But listen to that voice: gorgeous and powerful. Most singers don't have such voices in their prime. Hands down. RIP Freddie. - Metal_Treasure
Amazing lovely Freddie Mercury
Nobody can sing this song. Nobody... except Freddie.
He sang this in very bad condition, very ill...gorgeous voice. Respect.
Dio recorded it at 41. I think it's one of his best vocal performances, if not the best. - Metal_Treasure
The powerful, expressive and gorgeous voice of Hansi Kursch at 44. - Metal_Treasure
It's a live cover of MJ from: Chris Cornell: Unplugged in Sweden.
I don't think he ever recorded a studio version (I have watched several more live versions he did later). - Metal_Treasure
Great vocals by the incredible Jon Oliva. - Metal_Treasure
Great vocals by Freddie but I put this song lower because he shared vocals with the female opera singer Montserrat Caballé.
Freddie was 40-41 years old (the album was recorded Jan 1987- June 1988). - Metal_Treasure
Vocals by Ralf Scheepers. - Metal_Treasure
Sheer vocal badassery by Hansi Kursch at 44. - Metal_Treasure
Vocals by David Coverdale (from an album with Jimmy Page) - Metal_Treasure
Hansi voice at 48 - it still sounded awesome, powerful and energetic. Hands down. - Metal_Treasure
Ian Gillan at 42-43. Such an epic song. - Metal_Treasure
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