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Poll: Freddie Mercury vs Geddy Lee 1973-1980 (38 member(s) have cast votes)

Which singer do you think had the best voice between 1973-1980?

  1. Freddie Mercury (33 votes [86.84%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 86.84%

  2. Geddy Lee (5 votes [13.16%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 13.16%

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#1 YYZumbi

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:02 AM

Which singer do you think had the best voice between the years 1973-1980?

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:04 AM

As much as I love Geddy´s voice and Rush. I´m gonna put my voice on Freddie. Because he was just so fantastic. And no singer will ever come close to Freddie´s 70s voice (or any other era of his voice for that matter!)

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:09 AM

I really cannot vote...how do you define "the best voice"? Each had the perfect style for their bands. Would I like to hear Freddie sing Rush songs? No. Would I like to hear Geddy sing Queen songs? Oh HELL NO!!! This is like chosing between pizza and popcorn.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 09:18 AM

I went with what I like, and Geddy wins easily. Liked Queen but had to get past Freddie's theatrical style. Not my taste. Much preferred Roger Taylor's voice, as well as Geddy's.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 10:01 AM

View PostRod in Rio, on 17 February 2017 - 07:09 AM, said:

I really cannot vote...how do you define "the best voice"?

Who has the better sounding voice? The best singing ability? The most range? The poll question was who has the "best voice," and if that's the question Freddie beats Geddy easily, and beats pretty much anyone else. It's almost not a fair question.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 10:16 AM

Freddie by a huge margin.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 11:11 AM

Freddie far and away.  i've come to pretty much really Dislike ged's 70's voice.

He reallt blossomed through the 80's though.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 11:13 AM

As much I love Rush at no time in their lifetimes did Geddy have a better voice than Freddie.



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 11:47 AM

As far as singing ability, Freddie hands down. He was always a more accomplished singer than Geddy. However Geddys voice always fit their music perfectly.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 11:48 AM

Geddy was a very good vocalist, but against Freddie there is no contest!

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:01 PM

This is probably the most difficult question I've seen on the forum, as I consider both all time favorites ..

Freddie put so much gusto and flamboyance into his music and singing, and I love the guy ..

But what this comes down to for me is :

... invisible to telescopic eye .. infinity, the star that would not die ... ALL WHO DARE TO CROSS HER COURSE

It is so hard not to hit the Freddie button, but . . .

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:02 PM

View PostLucas, on 17 February 2017 - 12:01 PM, said:

This is probably the most difficult question I've seen on the forum, as I consider both all time favorites ..

Freddie put so much gusto and flamboyance into his music and singing, and I love the guy ..

But what this comes down to for me is :

... invisible to telescopic eye .. infinity, the star that would not die ... ALL WHO DARE TO CROSS HER COURSE

It is so hard not to hit the Freddie button, but . . .

Just because you might think Freddie is a better singer, doesn't mean you don't think Geddy is awesome.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:08 PM

freddie is obviously superior, but I like geddy more. banshee bullshit is right up my alley

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:11 PM

As has been pointed out already, it is unfair to compare pretty much anyone with Freddie..he was one of those freakish, unusual once in a lifetime talents.

None of this detracts at all from Geddys ability

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 02:58 PM

Geddy. Never been a Freddie fan.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:04 PM

Geddy

I hate Freddies voice. Like nails on a chalk board.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 03:06 PM

If this had been strictly 80's Ged vs 80's Freddie  Ged easily.

funny how there's always exceptions, lol

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 04:37 PM

View PostSegue Myles, on 17 February 2017 - 03:04 PM, said:

Geddy

I hate Freddies voice. Like nails on a chalk board.
Agreed.

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 06:38 PM

View PostYYZumbi, on 17 February 2017 - 07:02 AM, said:

Which singer do you think had the best voice between the years 1973-1980?

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  Freddie all the way!!!!!!

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 07:16 PM

View PostRod in Rio, on 17 February 2017 - 07:09 AM, said:

I really cannot vote...how do you define "the best voice"? Each had the perfect style for their bands. Would I like to hear Freddie sing Rush songs? No. Would I like to hear Geddy sing Queen songs? Oh HELL NO!!! This is like chosing between pizza and popcorn.

View PostEagleMoon, on 17 February 2017 - 11:47 AM, said:

As far as singing ability, Freddie hands down. He was always a more accomplished singer than Geddy. However Geddys voice always fit their music perfectly.

This and this.  Ged's voice is just right for Rush.  Freddie was the perfect front man for Queen.




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