Unsung Heroes: The 10 Most Underrated Classic Rock Singers

We all know about the best rock singers of all time. The ones who other rock singers idolize. The staples who make it onto every list that’s ever published on the subject. The Robert Plants. The Freddie Mercurys. The Mick Jaggers. But what about all the other amazing singers that came through once The Beatles knocked down the doors for classic rock 'n' roll? Surely there are others that slip through the cracks and get overlooked on these lists? What are they, chopped liver? Far from it, and it’s time that we give these singers their due (so everyone can stop referring to them as "the singer from ____").

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Sure, they're not all flashy frontmen and perhaps not all of them have 40-octave ranges. But from Geddy Lee to Robin Zander to Jack Bruce, they each have a distinct, unconventional and memorable vocal tone that sets them apart from their peers. Here’s a list of the 10 Most Underrated Classic Rock Singers who we refuse to let history forget. Let the wailing commence.

10. Geddy Lee

9. Jeff Lynne

8. Robin Zander

7. Phil Mogg

6. Burton Cummings

5. Glenn Hughes

4. James Dewar

3. Jack Bruce

2. Steve Walsh

 1. Brad Delp

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