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John Bonham, Freddie Mercury among favorite rock stars fans want to bring back to life


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The results of a poll conducted by the ThisDayInMusic.com web site — which asked its readers the question "Which dead rock star you would bring back to life for one gig?" — have been released. LED ZEPPELIN's John Bonham was voted into first place with 26% of the votes. QUEEN's Freddie Mercury came second with 22% and Elvis Presley third with 10% of the votes.

Bonnham died at age 32 after a heavy drinking session. Bonzo was found dead at guitarist Jimmy Page's house of what was described as "asphyxiation, after inhaling his own vomit after excessive vodka consumption." (40 shots in 4 hours).

The highest-placed female act was the U.S. singer Janis Joplin, who died from an accidental drug overdose in 1970.

The results of the poll are as follows:

01. John Bonham

02. Freddie Mercury

03. Elvis Presley

04. John Lennon

05. Jimi Hendrix

06. Kurt Cobain

07. Bob Marley

08. Jim Morrison

09. Johnny Cash

10. Jeff Buckley



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