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TOP TEN LISTS OF THIS & THAT
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These lists are limited to classic rock artists. For my own lists, these are not necessary my favorite picks, but ones I feel are the best at what they do. Yes, there is a difference between the two. But please remember, they are still my personal lists and just because an artist that you love isn't listed don't mean that artist isn't great in their own right. No need to email me and tell me that, I already know it! Listed below is also Classic Rock fan's picks (as voted on in our Weekly or On Going Classic Rock polls).

TOP TEN ROCK LEAD GUITARISTS
Keno's List
(first complied, November, 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK LEAD GUITARISTS
As voted on by fans
(Week of July 9, 2007)

1 Jimi Hendrix 1 Jimi Hendrix
2 Neil Young 2 Eric Clapton
3 Eric Clapton 3 Jimmy Page
4 Jimmy Page 4 Mick Taylor
5 Mick Taylor 5 Keith Richards
6 Peter Townshend 6 Eddie Van Halen
7 Jeff Beck 7 Duane Allman
8 Dave Davies 8 Jerry Garcia
9 Glen Buxton 9 Angus Young
10 Angus Young 10 Chuck Berry

TOP TEN ROCK RHYTHM GUITARISTS
Keno's List
(first complied, May 2007)

TOP TEN ROCK RHYTHM GUITARISTS
As voted on by fans
(Week of June 24, 2007)

1 Keith Richards 1 Keith Richards
2 John Lennon 2 Malcolm Young
3 Michael Bruce 3 Peter Townshend
4 Allen Collins 4 Jimi Hendrix (tie)
5 Danny Witten 4 John Lennon (tie)
6 Marc Bolan 4 Brian Jones (tie)
7 Brian Jones 7 Duane Allman
8 Ray Davies 8 Eric Clapton
9 Chrissie Hynde 9 Jimmy Page
10 Tom Petty 10 Bob Weir, Ray Davies (tie)

TOP TEN ROCK SLIDE GUITARISTS
Keno's List (first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK SLIDE GUITARISTS
As voted on by fans (Week of June 18, 2007)

1 Brian Jones 1 Duane Allman
2 Duane Allman 2 Brian Jones
3 Mick Taylor 3 Mick Taylor
4 Eric Clapton 4 Ron Wood
5 Jimi Hendrix 5 Ry Cooder
6 Bonnie Raitt 6 David Gilmour
7 Jimmy Page 7 George Thorogood (tie)
8 Ron Wood 7 Jimi Hendrix (tie)
9 Joe Walsh 7 Jimmy Page (tie)
10 Jerry Garcia 10 Eric Clapton, George Harrison (tie)

TOP TEN ROCK BASS GUITAR PLAYERS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK BASS GUITAR PLAYERS
As voted on by fans
(Week of June 11, 2007)

1 John Entwistle 1 John Entwistle
2 Paul McCartney 2 Bill Wyman
3 Bill Wyman 3 Paul McCartney
4 Dennis Dunnaway 4 John Paul Jones
5 Jack Bruce 5 Jack Bruce
6 Ronnie Lane 6 Berry Oakley (tie)
7 Berry Oakley 6 Geddy Lee (tie)
8 James Jamerson 6 Rick Danko (tie)
9 Noel Redding 6 Roger Waters (tie)
10 Jack Casady 6 Ronnie Lane  (tie) 

TOP TEN ROCK DRUMMERS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK DRUMMERS
As voted on by fans
(Week of June 4, 2007)

1 John Bonham 1 Keith Moon
2 Charlie Watts 2 Charlie Watts
3 Keith Moon 3 John Bonham
4 Jim Gordon 4 Ginger Baker
5 Neal Smith 5 Neil Peart
6 Kenny Jones 6 Stewart Copeland
7 Alex Van Halen 7 Phil Collins
8 Jim Keltner 8 Ringo Starr
9 Dave Clark 9 Alan White, Cozy Powell (tie)
10 Alan White 9 Alex Van Halen, Lars Ulrich (tie)

TOP TEN ROCK PIANISTS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK PIANISTS
As voted on by fans
(Week of May 21, 2007)

1 Ian "Stu" Stewart 1 Nicky Hopkins
2 Nicky Hopkins 2 Ian "Stu" Stewart
3 Billy Powell 3 Elton John
4 Elton John 4 Billy Preston
5 Jerry Lee Lewis 5 Billy Joel (tie)
6 Fats Domino 5 Jerry Lee Lewis (tie)
7 Ray Manzarek 7 Ray Manzarek
8 Little Richard 8 Johnnie Johnson (tie)
9 Stevie Wonder 8 Little Richard (tie)
10 Billy Joel 8 Stevie Wonder (tie)

TOP TEN ROCK KEYBOARDISTS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK KEYBOARDISTS
As voted on by fans
(Week of May 28, 2007)

1 Ray Manzarek (organ) 1 Billy Preston (organ)
2 Keith Emerson (synthesizer & organ) 2 Brian Jones (mellotron, harpsichord & organ)
3 Elton John (organ, synthesizer & mellotron) 3 Ray Manzarek (organ)
4 Stevie Wonder (organ & synthesizer) 4 Elton John (organ, synthesizer & mellotron)
5 Billy Preston (organ) 5 Garth Hudson (organ)
6 Steve Winwood (organ & synthesizer) 6 Stevie Wonder (organ & synthesizer)
7 Gregg Allman (organ) 7 Jon Lord (organ) (tie)
8 Brian Jones (mellotron, harpsichord & organ) 7 Steve Winwood (organ & synthesizer) (tie)
9 Richard Wright (organ & synthesizer) 9 Al Kooper (organ)
10 Rick Wakeman (organ & synthesizer) 10 Billy Joel (organ)

TOP TEN ROCK VOCALIST - MALE
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK VOCALIST - MALE
As voted on by fans
(On Going Poll as of March 8, 2014)

1 Elvis Presley (tie) 1 John Lennon
1 John Lennon (tie) 2 Mick Jagger 
3 Freddie Mercury 3 Freddie Mercury
4 Roy Orbison 4 Robert Plant
5 Jim Morrison 5 Elvis Presley
6 Paul McCartney 6 Jim Morrison
7 Mick Jagger 7 Paul McCartney
8 Bruce Springsteen 8 Bob Dylan
9 Elton John 9 Rodger Daltrey
10 David Bowie 10 Elton John

TOP TEN ROCK VOCALIST - FEMALE
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK VOCALIST - FEMALE
As voted on by fans
(On Going Poll as of March 8, 2014)

1 Janis Joplin 1 Janis Joplin 
2 Aretha Franklin 2 Aretha Franklin
3 Diana Ross 3 Stevie Nicks 
4 Tina Turner 4 Grace Slick 
5 Joan Baez 5 Joni Mitchell 
6 Carly Simon 6 Tina Turner
7 Cass Elliot 7 Chrissie Hynde
8 Stevie Nicks 8 Sheryl Crow
9 Chrissie Hynde 9 Sarah McLachlan
10 Joni Mitchell 10 Madonna

TOP TEN ROCK SONG COMPOSERS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK SONG COMPOSERS
As voted on by fans
(Week of May 7, 2007)

1

Bob Dylan 1 John Lennon / Paul McCartney

2

John Lennon / Paul McCartney 2 Mick Jagger / Keith Richards

3

Mick Jagger / Keith Richards 3 Bob Dylan

4

Carol King / Gerry Coffin 4 Chuck Berry (tie)

5

Elton John / Berine Taupin 4 Elton John / Berine Taupin (tie)

6

Peter Townshend 6 Bruce Springsteen

7

Brian Holland / Lamont Dozier / Eddie Holland 7 Peter Townshend (tie)

8

Paul Simon 7 Brian Holland / Lamont Dozier / Eddie Holland (tie)

9

Chuck Berry 9 Carol King / Gerry Coffin (tie)

10

Ray Davies 9 Ray Davies (tie)

TOP TEN ROCK HARMONICA PLAYERS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)

TOP TEN ROCK HARMONICA PLAYERS
As voted on by fans
(Week of May 14, 2007)
1 Brian Jones

1

Brian Jones
2 Mick Jagger

2

Mick Jagger
3 Neil Young

3

Bob Dylan
4 Stevie Wonder

4

Neil Young (tie)
5 Bob Dylan

4

Stevie Wonder (tie)
6 Magic Dick

6

Magic Dick (tie)
7 Paul Butterfield

6

Paul Butterfield (tie)
8 John Lennon

8

John Lennon
9 John Sebastian

9

John Popper
10 John Popper

10

John Sebastian
TOP TEN DYLAN SONG COVERS
Keno's List
(first complied, November 1998)
TOP TEN DYLAN SONG COVERS
As voted on by fans
(Week of January 21, 2007)

1

Mr Tambourine Man - The Byrds

1

All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix

2

All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix

2

Mr Tambourine Man - The Byrds

3

Blowin' In The Wind - Peter, Paul & Mary

3

Like A Rolling Stone - Rolling Stones

4

It Ain't Me Babe - The Turtles

4

Quinn The Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn) - Manfred Mann

5

It's All Over Now Baby Blue - The Animals 

5

Knocking On Heavens Door - Guns N Roses

6

Blowin' in the Wind - Stevie Wonder

6

It's All Over Now Baby Blue - The Animals

7

All I Really Want to Do - The Byrds

7

It Ain't Me Babe - The Turtles

8

Quinn The Eskimo (The Mighty Quinn) - Manfred Mann

8

I Shall Be Released - The Band

9

Like A Rolling Stone - Rolling Stones

9

Blowin' In The Wind - Peter, Paul & Mary

10

All I Really Want to Do - Cher

10

Just Like A Woman - Joe Cocker
TOP TEN LENNON/ McCARTNEY COVERS
Keno's List
(first complied November '98, updated 2011)
TOP TEN LENNON/ McCARTNEY COVERS
As voted on by fans
(Week of January 28, 2007)

1

With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker   

1

With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker

2

Yesterday - Ray Charles

2

I Wanna Be Your Man - Rolling Stones

3

I Wanna Be Your Man - Rolling Stones

3

Yer Blues - Dirty Mac  

4

She Came In Through The Bathroom Window - Joe Cocker

4

Come Together - Aerosmith

5

Come And Get It - Badfinger

5

She Came In Through The Bathroom Window - Joe Cocker

6

Come Together - Aerosmith

6

Come And Get It - Badfinger (tie)

7

 World Without Love - Peter & Gordon

6

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - Elton John (tie)

8

Yer Blues - Dirty Mac 

8

World Without Love - Peter & Gordon

9

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - Elton John

9

Come Together - Ike & Tina Turner

10

Eleanor Rigby - Aretha Franklin

10

Helter Skelter - Motley Crue

(Top Ten lists of fans Favorite Songs by each Classic Rock Artist found on Top Ten 2 , Top Ten 5, Top Ten 13)

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