Re: Vocalists Who Have Lost the Least/Most
Posted by: Kevin ()
Date: July 21, 2013 01:43PM

TimC Wrote:
> I thought of this question a couple days ago as I
> was playing Jimi Jamison's most recent solo album
> as well as One Man's Trash in the car, and thought
> to myself that his voice (at least on a studio
> recording...I've never seen him live) seems as
> strong and clear as ever, if not even perhaps more
> so than back in the 1980s. So, with that in mind,
> what vocalists that have been in the game for
> years upon years upon years have preserved the
> most amount of their voice from their heyday or
> even improved, and what vocalists would you say
> have lost the most of their power?

Jimi Jamison is an interesting case. He has lost a lot, and managed to get a fair amount of it back. His voice is a LOT more raspy, and a good amount of the high range is gone also. He's done a very good job getting that tone back and sounds a lot better than he did around the Survivor Reach album, but don't kid yourself.

As far as singers, you can "lose" in several ways. Range is the most obvious, but you can lose clarity, depth of voice (aka power) and tone also.

As far as singers who have lost very little, that list begins and ends for male singers with John Farnham. Danny Bowes of Thunder would be fairly high on that list also.
Kevin

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