Greatest Singers of the 60s

A list for greatest singer of 1960s made by me from my experience. If you like it please add more .
And if anyone disagrees with this list please comment .

The Top Ten

1 Elvis Presley Elvis Presley Elvis Presley was a American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. more.
2 Aretha Franklin Aretha Franklin Aretha Louise Franklin (born March 25, 1942) is an American singer–songwriter and musician. Franklin began her career singing gospel at her father, minister C. L.
3 John Lennon (The Beatles) John Lennon (The Beatles) 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.

While many will disagree with your choices & rankings and add their own preferences among the decades greats, you've made an excellent mix for your top ten to get activity started! - Billyv

It is depressing to read this list of musical immortals, most of whom are no longer with us, and their equals never to be seen again.
With Kanye West's new album debuting at #1 this week, it is proof positive there is no hope for the future of music.

In 1960s The Beatles were leading band of rock and pop music. Paul McCartny and the John Lennon were one of the best singers of 1960s.But John is considered as a bit better singer than Paul.But personally I like Paul's voice and songs more than John's. - zxm

4 Bob Dylan Bob Dylan Bob Dylan is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer . he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2016 .
5 Paul McCartney (The Beatles) Paul McCartney (The Beatles) Sir James Paul McCartney is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer . With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame with the rock band the Beatles, one of the most popular and influential groups in the history of pop and rock music .
6 Frank Sinatra Frank Sinatra Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, and producer who was one of the most popular and influential musical artists of the 20th century.

He was no longer young, but still had a phenomenal talent.

7 Art Garfunkel Art Garfunkel Arthur Ira "Art" Garfunkel is an American singer, poet and actor. He partnered in his earlier years with Paul Simon in the folk rock duo Simon & Garfunkel.
8 Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones) Mick Jagger (The Rolling Stones) Sir Michael Philip "Mick" Jagger is an English singer, songwriter, and actor, best known as the lead vocalist and a co-founder of the Rolling Stones.
9 David Ruffin

Lead singer of The Temptations, and up front on one of the most popular and beloved songs of all time, "My Girl".

10 Ray Charles Ray Charles Raymond Charles Robinson, professionally known as Ray Charles, was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer.

The Contenders

11 Levi Stubbs Levi Stubbs Levi Stubbs was an American baritone singer, best known as the lead vocalist of the R&B group the Four Tops, a band known for a variety of Motown hit records and other songs created in the 1960s and 1970s.

Incomparable lead singer of The Four Tops.

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12 James Brown James Brown
13 Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye was an American singer, songwriter, and musician, and is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time .
14 Smokey Robinson Smokey Robinson William "Smokey" Robinson, Jr. is an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
15 Jim Morrison (The Doors) Jim Morrison (The Doors) James Douglas "Jim" Morrison was an American singer, songwriter, and poet best remembered as the lead singer of the Doors.
16 Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys) Brian Wilson (The Beach Boys) Brian Douglas Wilson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for being the multi-tasking leader and co-founder of the Beach Boys.
17 Gene Clark (The Byrds) Gene Clark (The Byrds) Harold Eugene "Gene" Clark was an American singer-songwriter and founding member of the folk rock band the Byrds. V 1 Comment
18 Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield) Richie Furay (Buffalo Springfield) Paul Richard "Richie" Furay is an American singer, songwriter, and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member who is best known for forming the bands Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Neil Young, Bruce Palmer, and Dewey Martin, and Poco with Jim Messina, Rusty Young, George Grantham and Randy Meisner.

Thank you for researching and finding a photo of him!

19 Van Morrison Van Morrison
20 Bobby Hatfield
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Top Remixes

1. Aretha Franklin
2. Frank Sinatra
3. Art Garfunkel
1. John Lennon (The Beatles)
2. Bob Dylan
3. Elvis Presley



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