We tallied up the votes and the winners for The Sound Super Group are as below. We’ll play music all day from the artists who won each category creating The Sound Super Group as chosen by Sound listeners. A big thanks to Mission speakers and you - our listeners for submitting your votes.
DRUMMER: JOHN BONHAM
John Henry Bonham was an English musician and songwriter, best known as the drummer of Led Zeppelin. Bonham was esteemed for his speed, power, fast right foot, distinctive sound, and "feel" for the groove. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest drummers in the history of rock music. Rolling Stone readers named him the "best drummer of all time" in 2011
KEYBOARD: ELTON JOHN
Elton John is an English rock singer-songwriter. In his long and successful career he has sold more than 250 million records. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll hall of fame in 1994. His single "Candle in the Wind 1997" has sold over 33 million copies worldwide, and is the best selling single in Billboard history. Elton John has six Grammy Awards.
FRONT MAN: FREDDIE MERCURY
Freddie Mercury was a British musician, singer, and songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and lyricist of the rock band Queen. As a performer, he was known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful vocals over a four-octave range.
BASSIST: ROGER WATERS
Roger Waters is an English musician, singer, songwriter and composer. In 1965, he co-founded Pink Floyd with drummer Nick Mason, keyboardist Richard Wright and guitarist, singer and songwriter Syd Barrett. Waters initially served as the group's bassist and co-lead vocalist, but following the departure of Barrett in 1968, he also became the their primary lyricist, songwriter and conceptual leader.
GUITARIST: ERIC CLAPTON
Eric Patrick Clapton, is a Grammy Award winning English singer and guitarist who became one of the most respected artists of the rock era, winning three inductions into the rock and roll hall of fame.
Congratulations to Kevin Atkinson from Kirwee Canterbury for winning the Mission Loudspeakers.
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