Paul Stanley has named Robert Plant, Steve Marriott and Freddie Mercury as three of one of the best vocalists of all time.
The KISS frontman, who turned 70 this previous January, shared a listing of his favourite singers in a social media put up on Monday (March 14).
He wrote on Twitter: “The Greatest Lead Singers Of All Time?? How about 11 off the highest of my head…” He then proceeded to share the next names:
01. Robert Plant (LED ZEPPELIN)
02. Steve Marriott (SMALL FACES, HUMBLE PIE)
03. Freddie Mercury (QUEEN)
04. David Ruffin (THE TEMPTATIONS)
05. Rod Stewart
06. Paul Rodgers (BAD COMPANY, FREE)
07. Janis Joplin
08. Steve Perry (JOURNEY)
09. Brad Delp (BOSTON)
10. Brian Johnson (AC/DC)
10. Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER)
11. Ann Wilson (HEART)
Stanley beforehand expressed his love for Plant in a 2019 interview with Dean Delray‘s “Let There Be Speak” podcast. Reflecting on the primary time he noticed LED ZEPPELIN when he was 17 in 1969 in New York, he mentioned: “Robert Plant was singing like one thing from one other planet. He was hitting notes effortlessly, and there was such bravado in every thing they had been doing. It simply blew me away.”
Three years in the past, Stanley instructed The Sydney Morning Herald that Marriott was “an enormous affect” on him and “was the template for lots of what I wound up doing” throughout KISS‘s live shows. “The concept of being on stage and preaching the gospel of rock’n’roll, which is principally what he [Marriott] was doing … that was one thing I aspired to,” Stanley mentioned.
KISS launched its farewell trek in January 2019 however was compelled to place it on maintain in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
“Finish Of The Street” was initially scheduled to conclude on July 17, 2021 in New York Metropolis however has since been prolonged to no less than the top of 2022. The trek was introduced in September 2018 following a KISS efficiency of the band’s traditional music “Detroit Rock Metropolis” on “America’s Bought Expertise”.
The Greatest Lead Singers Of All Time?? How about 11 off the highest of my head…
10) Brian Johnson
11) Ann Wilson pic.twitter.com/2SLlUX2ClA
— Paul Stanley (@PaulStanleyLive) March 15, 2022
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