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Singers With Great Voices.

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Calendargirl Sun 28-Feb-21 07:59:02

Following on from the thread about over rated singers, I am going to name a few singers who I think have great voices.

Matt Monro.
Andrea Boccelli
Judith Durham (The Seekers)
Karen Carpenter.
Neil Diamond.
Frank Sinatra.
Nat King Cole.

I realise some of these have featured on the other list also!


EkwaNimitee Sun 28-Feb-21 08:01:33

Susan Boyle
Placido Domingo

Spinnaker Sun 28-Feb-21 08:19:59

Montserrat Caballe
Freddie Mercury
Marusia - she sings with Andre Rieu's orchestra

Spinnaker Sun 28-Feb-21 08:22:00

Should have added that four of my favourites are also in Calendargirl's list above grin

NotAGran55 Sun 28-Feb-21 08:22:33

Boy George
George Michael

janeainsworth Sun 28-Feb-21 08:30:09

Roy Orbison
Dusty Springfield
Irma Thomas
Tom Jones

lovebeigecardigans1955 Sun 28-Feb-21 09:59:15

Maria Callas
Ella Fitzgerald
Paul Carrack
Dusty Springfield
David Coverdale
Bill Withers
Mick Hucknall

Poppyred Sun 28-Feb-21 10:06:27

Karen Carpenter
Neil Diamond
Don Henley
Van Morrison
Elvis Costello
Dusty Springfield
Kenny Rogers
Roy Orbison
Diana Ross

BigBertha1 Sun 28-Feb-21 10:12:44

Ella Fitzgerald
Nat King Cole
Frank Sinatra
Rene Fleming
Jesse Norman
Sam Smith
Marty Pello
Hayley Westonra
Michael Ball
Bryn Terfel
Freddie Mercury
Tom Jones
Jim Croce
John Denver
Placido Domingo
James Taylor
and so many more but these are of the tope of my head and probably my most played artists.

JaneJudge Sun 28-Feb-21 10:18:35

I have not seen the other thread but the obvious one is Tom Jones, absolutely amazing to have had such a career and be in such shape now.

Agnetha Fältskog is amazing too ad rarely gets mentioned

FannyCornforth Sun 28-Feb-21 10:27:48

kd lang

Ive seen Mick Hucknall live twice.
The first time just because a friend wanted to go.
I wasn't previously a fan by any stretch, but he is an absolutely outstanding singer. It's so effortless.
He is brilliant.
The second time was because I wanted DH to see how good he was; he didn't disappoint.

JackyB Sun 28-Feb-21 11:42:34

I love Amy MacDonald's voice and her singing technique.

I was listening to Joyce Didonato recently - she always sounds so relaxed while mastering amazing coloraturas.

Eloethan Sun 28-Feb-21 11:47:15

I don't know if Barbara Dickson still sings but she has a lovely voice. I particularly liked her rendition of Easy Terms from Blood Brothers. I always meant to see that musical but never got round to it.

Ilovecheese Sun 28-Feb-21 11:48:36

Amy Winehouse

Kim19 Sun 28-Feb-21 11:53:41

Johnny Mathis
Nat King Cole
Barbra Streisand
David Whitfield
Mario Lanza
Karen Carpenter
Celine Dion

Kate1949 Sun 28-Feb-21 11:57:13

Some of mine are on other people's lists too -

Barbra Streisand
Tom Jones
Alfie Boe
Frank Sinatra
Robin Gibb (as I have only just realised)
Ella Fitzgerald
Freddie Mercury
Michael Buble after seeing him live two years ago
Tony Bennett was also great live.
Probably more that don't spring to mind.

Kate1949 Sun 28-Feb-21 11:58:42

I also agree Matt Monro - marvellous

EllanVannin Sun 28-Feb-21 12:14:18

Jonas Kaufmann.
Celine Dion.
Barbra Streisand.
Josh Groban.
Luther Van Dross.
Barbara Dixon duetting with Elaine Paige.
Whitney Houston.
Diana Ross.
Amy Winehouse.
Freddie Mercury.
George Michael.
Elkie Brooks.

paddyanne Sun 28-Feb-21 12:41:34

John Martyn
Eric Bibb
Keb Mo
Judith Williams
Thea Gilmore
Julia Fordham
Cara Dillon
Garth Brooks,
James Taylor
Nick Drake.
Karine Polwart
Gregory Porter
Jonu Mitchell
I could go on and many new artists that I love too

paddyanne Sun 28-Feb-21 12:42:14

Joni Mitchell ...!

Jadeb52 Sun 28-Feb-21 12:46:37

Mick Hucknall
Barbra Streisand
Andrea Bocelli
Celine Dion
George Michael
Michael Buble
Neil Diamond

BladeAnnie Mon 01-Mar-21 10:33:05

Bryan Adams - gets better each time I see him

nanna8 Mon 01-Mar-21 10:37:53

I like Andrea Bocelli and I used to like Enya but haven't heard her lately. In his day Elvis had a great voice and Roy Orbison of course.

grandmajet Mon 01-Mar-21 11:07:55

Andy Williams for a classic good voice.
Louis Armstrong for being just wonderful to listen to, he gives me goosebumps.

Antonia Mon 01-Mar-21 11:33:07

Karen Carpenter
Judith Durham
Roy Orbison
Chloebeth Hamer ( you have probably not heard of her, but before Covid I used to hear her singing in our town centre. She has the most amazing voice I have ever heard, and I wondered why she was singing in the North when she ought to be in some West End musical.