Keith Richards Named Greatest Rock Star of All Time


SPIN magazine publisher Bob Guccione Junior compiled a list he calls "The 100 Greatest Rock Stars Since That Was A Thing". "He says this is a list of rock stars not a list of the best musicians or important songwriters". The top 10 are:

  1. Keith Richards
  2. Prince
  3. Jimi Hendrix
  4. Jimmy Page
  5. David Bowie
  6. Bruce Springsteen
  7. Bob Dylan
  8. Mick Jagger
  9. Grace Slick
  10. Kurt Cobain

Others in the top 100 include Eddie Van Halen, Prince, Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Bono, Clapton, Freddie Mercury, Joan Jett, Ozzy, Tom Petty and Steven Tyler.

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