Led Zeppelin Voted Best 'Fantasy' Supergroup Of All Time

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All four members of Led Zeppelin have been voted as the ideal supergroup in a British poll to find the fantasy band - which ended up with the real band being nominated the dream rock group.

Robert Plant won Best Singer, beating out competition from late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in the survey for Planet Rock Radio.

Jimmy Page edged out GUNS N' ROSES star Slash to be named Best Guitarist, while JOHN BONHAM and John Paul Jones were voted Best Drummer and Best Bassist respectively.

Listeners ended up nominating their favourite fantasy supergroup as a band that already existed in real life - Led Zeppelin.

Planet Rock Radio's TREVOR DANN says, "This is an amazing result. Listeners could have voted for any classic rock artists when creating their fantasy supergroup."

The Top 5 Best Singers are:

1. ROBERT PLANT - LED ZEPPELIN

2. FREDDIE MERCURY - QUEEN

3. PAUL RODGERS - FREE, Bad Company

4. DAVID COVERDALE - DEEP PURPLE, Whitesnake

5. IAN GILLAN - DEEP PURPLE

The Top 5 Best Guitarists are:

1. JIMMY PAGE - LED ZEPPELIN

2. SLASH - GUNS N' ROSES, Velvet Revolver

3. RITCHIE BLACKMORE - DEEP PURPLE, RAINBOW

4. Jimi Hendrix

5. ANGUS YOUNG - AC/DC

The Top 5 Best Bassists are:

1. JOHN PAUL JONES - LED ZEPPELIN

2. JOHN ENTWISTLE - THE WHO

3. CHRIS SQUIRE - YES

4. PHIL LYNOTT - THIN LIZZY

5. GEDDY LEE - RUSH

The Top 5 Best Drummers are:

1. JOHN BONHAM - LED ZEPPELIN

2. NEIL PEART - RUSH

3. KEITH MOON - THE WHO

4. COZY POWELL - BLACK SABBATH, RAINBOW

5. PHIL COLLINS - GENESIS.

11/07/2005 02:36

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Tags: Led Zeppelin - Robert Plant - Queen - Freddie Mercury - Jimmy Page - Slash - John Paul Jones - Bad Company - Whitesnake - Velvet Revolver - Jimi Hendrix

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