Living Legends in Music

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Trying to name who I didn’t see.

Frampton
Davies
Rossington
Ed King
Alex Van Halen
Lee Roth
Rolling Stones
David Clayton Thomas
Tom Jones
 

praguehawk

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Updated list. Bold are ultra premium. Italicized are new since last update.

If you disagree make an argument. There are a few excluded I would possibly include if lobbied for.

Paul McCartney
Stevie Wonder
Bob Dylan
Garth Brooks
Placido Domingo
Elton John
Mick Jagger
Neil Young
Sting
Dr Dre
Dave Grohl
Yo-yo Ma
Herbie Hancock
Jimmy Page
Eric Clapton
Ozzy Osbourne
Willie Nelson
Madonna
Patti Smith
Bruce Springsteen
David Gilmore
Roger Walters
Billy Joel
Pete Townsend
Carlos Santana
Robert Plant
Jerry Lee Lewis
Smokey Robinson
Dolly Parton
Diana Ross
Phil Collins
Steve Winwood
Peter Gabriel
David Byrne
Tony Bennett
Linda Ronstad
Willie Nelson
Iggy Pop
John Williams
Randy Newman
Trent Reznor
Celine Dion
Buddy Guy
Jeff Beck
Weird Al Yankovic
Tom Jones
Tony Bennett
Hank Williams Jr
Chubby Checker
Hon Mention
Bob Mould
Excluded
Phil Lesh
Rick Astley
Chad Kroeger
Snoop Dogg
Jay-Z
Dave Mustaine
John Fogerty
Berry Gordy
Dion DiMucci
Donald Fagan
Ian Anderson
Yngwie Malmsteen
Ringo
Michael Stipe
Mariah Carey
Rita Coolidge
Emmylou Harris
Kris Kristofferson
Tommy Victor
Paige Hamilton
Sheryl Crow
Bono
Flea
Rod Stewart
Richard D James
Mickey Hart
Thom Yorke
Bob Weir
DJ Shadow
Deadmau5
Skrillex
Peter Frampton
David Lee Roth
Alice Cooper
George Strait
Brenda Lee
Charlie Daniels
 
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Nole-4-Life

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Neal Schon. Been killing it on a high level for 50 years.
 
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SeaPA

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Updated list. Bold are ultra premium. Italicized are new since last update.

If you disagree make an argument. There are a few excluded I would possibly include if lobbied for.

Paul McCartney
Stevie Wonder
Bob Dylan
Garth Brooks
Placido Domingo
Elton John
Mick Jagger
Neil Young
Sting
Dr Dre
Dave Grohl
Yo-yo Ma
Herbie Hancock
Jimmy Page
Eric Clapton
Ozzy Osbourne
Willie Nelson
Madonna
Patti Smith
Bruce Springsteen
David Gilmore
Roger Walters
Billy Joel
Pete Townsend
Carlos Santana
Robert Plant
Jerry Lee Lewis
Smokey Robinson
Dolly Parton
Diana Ross
Phil Collins
Steve Winwood
Peter Gabriel
David Byrne
Tony Bennett
Linda Ronstad
Willie Nelson
Iggy Pop
John Williams
Randy Newman
Trent Reznor
Celine Dion
Buddy Guy
Jeff Beck
Weird Al Yankovic
Tom Jones
Tony Bennett
Hank Williams Jr
Chubby Checker
Hon Mention
Bob Mould
Excluded
Phil Lesh
Rick Astley
Chad Kroeger
Snoop Dogg
Jay-Z
Dave Mustaine
John Fogerty
Berry Gordy
Dion DiMucci
Donald Fagan
Ian Anderson
Yngwie Malmsteen
Ringo
Michael Stipe
Mariah Carey
Rita Coolidge
Emmylou Harris
Kris Kristofferson
Tommy Victor
Paige Hamilton
Sheryl Crow
Bono
Flea
Rod Stewart
Richard D James
Mickey Hart
Thom Yorke
Bob Weir
DJ Shadow
Deadmau5
Skrillex
Peter Frampton
David Lee Roth
Alice Cooper
George Strait
Brenda Lee
Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels died a couple of years ago.
If you're listing Neil Young, you should probably also include Crosby, Stills, and Nash.
I'd probably bold George Strait in front of Hank Jr. Strait's had more #1 hits than anyone else. His first #1 song was in 1982, his last was in 2013. In those 32 years, he had at least one #1 song in all but five years, which is pretty damned amazing.
 

NewVicHawkeye

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These guys have been around since the 1950s -

Jerry Lee Lewis
Berry Gordy
Smokey Robinson
Dion DiMucci

Dion is still killing it -

It’s amazing how Dion keeps going! People forget that he played the Surf along with Buddy Holly, Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens that fateful night in February 1959. A true living legend!
 
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NewVicHawkeye

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Probably outside legend status but Harold Winley joined the Clovers in 1948 and is still performing with the group whose hits include ‘Love Potion #9’ and ‘Devil or Angel’. Terry Johnston still performs with the Flamingos who’s hit ‘I Only Have Eyes For You’ is currently being used for a commercial. Original Teenager Jimmy Merchant is living and I believe occasionally performs.

Charlie Gracie had hits in the 1950s and still performs today. Connie Francis sold millions of records in the 50s and 60s. Neil Sedaka has had a very long and distinguished career starting at the Brill Building in the 50s.

Art Adams may be the last shaky legged original rockabilly from the 1950s. He still performs. Wanda Jackson, for many the Queen of rockabilly (Janis Martin for me) is alive and kicking. Child guitar wizard Larry Collins of the Collins Kids is alive and revered in California. Freddy ‘Boom Boom’ Cannon is alive. Gary US Bonds, alive.

Most of my favorite 1950s rockers have passed.
 

NewVicHawkeye

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Tony Bennett? I think his career started in the 1940s. Not my cup but he’s had a long successful career.
 

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