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I had a discussion with some musician friends over the weekend and we tried to come up with our top 10 singers from the classic rock era.  Obviously if we were talking new rock you'd have to include Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge and Brent Smith from Shinedown.  But coming up with a top 10 of classic rock singers, not necessarily "frontmen," was easier said than done because it's so subjective.  I've included some songs here but they're not meant to be representative of the artists best stuff.  Here goes nothing -

  • 10

    Sebastian Bach

    Kicking and Screaming
  • 9

    David Coverdale/Whitesnake

    Still of the Night
  • 8

    Ann Wilson/Heart

    Barracuda
  • 7

    Pat Benatar

    Heartbreaker
  • 6

    Sammy Hagar

    Mas Tequila
  • 5

    Steven Tyler/Aerosmith

    Pink
  • 4

    Steve Perry/Journey

    Separate Ways
  • 3

    Freddie Mercury/Queen

    Don't Stop Me Now
  • 2

    Robert Plant/Led Zeppelin

    Ramble On
  • 1

    Paul Rodgers/Bad Company

    Ready for Love