Top Ten Rock Songs With the Best Vocals


The Top Ten

1 Somebody to Love - Queen

Impressive vocal. Masterpiece written by Freddie.

Ooh, each morning I get up I die a little
Can barely stand on my feet
(Take a look at yourself) Take a look in the mirror and cry (and cry)
Lord what you're doing to me (yeah yeah)
I have spent all my years in believing you
But I just can't get no relief, Lord!
Somebody (somebody) ooh somebody (somebody)
Can anybody find me somebody to love?

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2 Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses UListen to Sample
3 Dreams - Van Halen UListen to Sample
4 Breaking the Law - Judas Priest UListen to Sample
5 Separate Ways (World's Apart) - Journey UListen to Sample
6 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin UListen to Sample
7 Dream On - Aerosmith UListen to Sample
8 Heaven Denies - Demons & Wizards

The whole song is a vocal perfection at high level, especially the outro - it's the most beautiful vocal performance in the world!
You can't complain - in one song you hear the singer's extremely powerful voice but also his soft, angelic and almost spiritual voice. - Metal_Treasure

9 Bed of Roses - Bon Jovi UListen to Sample
10 Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards

Vocal perfection from start to finish. Vox at the beginning are mindblowing. - Metal_Treasure

The Contenders

11 Wheel Of Time - Blind Guardian

This song is very intense and it's 9 minutes long but the singer nailed it. Pay attention to his range and operatic type of voice at 7:00-7:05. Amazing. - Metal_Treasure

12 Run to the Hills - Iron Maiden UListen to Sample
13 Imagine - John Lennon UListen to Sample
14 Every Rose Has It's Thorn - Poison UListen to Sample
15 Yesterday - The Beatles UListen to Sample
16 Sunshine of Your Love - Cream UListen to Sample
17 Light My Fire - The Doors UListen to Sample
18 Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones UListen to Sample
19 All Along the Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix UListen to Sample
20 A Day In the Life - The Beatles UListen to Sample
21 Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young & Crazy Horse UListen to Sample
22 My Back Pages - The Byrds UListen to Sample
23 Alone Again or - Love UListen to Sample
24 The End - The Doors UListen to Sample
25 Head Like a Hole - Nine Inch Nails UListen to Sample
26 Barracuda - Heart UListen to Sample
27 Changes - Black Sabbath UListen to Sample
28 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John UListen to Sample
29 Roundabout - Yes UListen to Sample
30 Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas UListen to Sample
31 Black Magic Woman - Santana UListen to Sample
32 Suite Judy Blue Eyes - Crosby, Stills & Nash UListen to Sample
33 Carry On / Questions - Crosby, Stills & Nash UListen to Sample
34 Crazy On You - Heart UListen to Sample
35 From the Beginning - Emerson, Lake & Palmer UListen to Sample
36 Closer to Home (I'm Your Captain) - Grand Funk Railroad UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Imagine - John Lennon
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Somebody to Love - Queen
1. Sweet Child O'Mine - Guns N' Roses
2. Somebody to Love - Queen
3. Dreams - Van Halen
1. Heaven Denies - Demons & Wizards
2. Somebody to Love - Queen
3. Path of Glory - Demons & Wizards


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