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Are These The Best Singers of All Time?

“Rolling Stone” magazine is known for making lists that make almost everyone scratch their head in confusion, and their latest list “The 200 Best Singers of All Time” is no exception.

Here’s the Top 25:


1.  Aretha Franklin


2.  Whitney Houston


3.  Sam Cooke


4.  Billie Holiday


5.  Mariah Carey


6.  Ray Charles


7.  Stevie Wonder


8.  Beyoncé


9.  Otis Redding


10.  Al Green


11.  Little Richard


12.  John Lennon


13.  Patsy Cline


14.  Freddie Mercury


15.  Bob Dylan


16.  Prince


17.  Elvis Presley


18.  Celia Cruz


19.  Frank Sinatra


20.  Marvin Gaye


21.  Nina Simone


22.  Adele


23.  Smokey Robinson


24.  George Jones


25.  Mary J. Blige


You can check out all 200 here.


First off,  Celine Dion isn’t on the list.  Seriously? Like her or not, you can’t deny her talent.

And Christina Aguleria didn’t make the Top 25? Huh?

Freddie Mercury is only at #14?

Where’s Steve Perry at?


Maybe I can be on the list then???

My personal pick for #1 would be Freddie Mercury, followed by Whitney Houston and then Christina Aguleria.

Who would be your top pick?

And what are the “Rolling Stone” staffers smoking?

The Best Country Albums of All Time!


So, “Rolling Stone” just ranked the Top 100 Best Country Albums of All Time… and they’re really celebrating the old school Country (as they should!).

Here are the Top 15 on the list:



1.  “Coat of Many Colors”Dolly Parton  (1971)


2.  “Dreaming My Dreams”Waylon Jennings  (1975)


3.  “Red Headed Stranger”Willie Nelson  (1975)


4.  “Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music”Ray Charles  (1962)


5.  “Fly”The Chicks  (1999)


6.  “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road”Lucinda Williams  (1998)


7.  “Serving 190 Proof”Merle Haggard  (1979)


8.  “Come on Over”Shania Twain  (1997)


9.  “Storms of Life”Randy Travis  (1986)


10.  “Fearless”Taylor Swift  (2008)


11.  “At Folsom Prison”Johnny Cash  (1968)


12.  “Why Not Me”The Judds  (1984)


13.  “The Weight of These Wings”Miranda Lambert  (2016)


14.  “I Am What I Am”George Jones  (1980)


15.  “Showcase”Patsy Cline  (1961)

Check out the full list of the Top 100 Country albums of all time here.


Who do you think they’re missing?

I’m wondering where Shania Twain “The Woman In Me” and Garth’s “Pieces” is… those surely deserve on the list?

Or maybe I’m just partial as those were some of my favorites growing up, and both albums had a bunch of radio hits.