There Can Be Only One
Freddie Mercury = the best male rock vocalist of all time, period. And yes, that includes everyone. He was the best. The voice tailor-made to rock the faces off stadiums of people; the only voice adequate to chronicle the drama of the Highlander. Supreme rock star, and gay as dad’s old hatband: R.I.P., Freddie.
My other fave? Steve Perry, without a doubt. Here’s Journey performing “Girl Can’t Help It” live in 1986 (my favorite Journey song). . .That’s American Idol’s Randy Jackson playing bass, by the way: