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Posted: 25 Nov 08, 12:11 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote



Hi, 

Led Zeppelin top a poll as ‘The Greatest Live Act Ever’ on [url=http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/]www.thisdayinmusic.com[/url]

 

During the past four weeks This Day in Music.com ran a poll asking “Who has been the greatest live act ever” collecting thousands of votes from all over the world.

 

Results:

 

1, Led Zeppelin2, Queen3, Pink Floyd4, Bruce Springsteen5, The Who6, The Rolling Stones7, U28, Radiohead9, AC/DC10, Guns N’ Roses11, Nirvana12, Rush13, David Bowie14, Grateful Dead15, Dave Matthews Band16, Prince17, The Beatles18, Oasis19, Pearl Jam20, Metallica

 

Just outside the Top 20 were:

 

Aerosmith, Status Quo, Jane’s Addiction, Coldplay, Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimi Hendrix and The Clash.

 

Madonna was the highest placed female being voted in at No. 30.The only other female acts to receive large numbers of votes were Kate Bush, Tori Amos and Beyonce.

 

Other acts who received a high number of votes included:Rick Astley, Michael Jackson, Spinal Tap and The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band.