Greatest Female Rock And Roll Artist Ever

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Greatest Female Rock And Roll Artist Ever

Madonna
1
6%
Janis Joplin
4
24%
Ruth Brown
0
No votes
Joan Jett
3
18%
Connie Francis
1
6%
Dusty Springfield
2
12%
Gloria Estefan
0
No votes
Pat Benetar
2
12%
Patti Smith
0
No votes
Suzi Quatro
0
No votes
Laura Branigan
0
No votes
Whitney Houston
0
No votes
Mariah Carey
0
No votes
Donna Summer
0
No votes
Aretha Franklin
4
24%
 
Total votes: 17

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Post by Bob Campbell » Fri Feb 23, 2007 12:32 pm

Aretha is a goddess, but from the pure rock standpoint, I think she should be on a different list. R &B, Soul, Pop.

I may have gone for Chrissie Hynde if you were including groups.
Now if Britney would OD and choke on her own vomit....naaaaaahhhh.

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Post by jag » Fri Feb 23, 2007 2:50 pm

Oh, Scott...may I speak to you privately for a moment, please...

I know it's not possible to include everybody who is deserving of consideration in this poll, but I couldn't help noticing that you've listed Ruth Brown and, somehow, rather egregiously, if unintentionally, neglected ETTA JAMES!! Now, I'm sure it's just an oversight, pal, but I wanted to bring that to your attention, as a lot of people consider her to be worthy of inclusion. Thanks!

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Post by Scott Reppert » Mon Feb 26, 2007 11:23 am

Seeing as how she wasn't mentioned in the intitial conversation my friend and I had combined with the fact that I always considered Ruth a bit more "rockier" than Etta, she didn't make the list. I won't even throw in the "Motormouth Maybelle" advantage that Ruth has...
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