NPR released a massive story where they profiled 50 Great Voices. Although names like Freddie Mercury and Ella Fitzgerald deserve to make this list and are no real surprise, other names like Iggy Pop and Howlin’ Wolf might raise a couple eyebrows. But it’s the names like Khaled, Twinkie Clark and Sezen Aksu that might peak interests. Glad to see that NPR went outside of Rock and Roll for this one. This was a well-researched project with individual profiles on each artist; A job well done to NPR.
But no Aretha? Who else should or should not have made the list?
Check out the audio samples on Robert Plant’s profile for the article: