widget Posted September 3, 2008 Share Posted September 3, 2008 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 http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermo...wsitemID=103911 Meg Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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