100 people whom I love to hear sing.

1. Adele. 2.Rufus Wainwright. 3. Sandra McCracken.
4. Bono.
5. Karin Bergquist.
6. The Edge.
7. Amy Winehouse (RIP).
8. Joe Anderson.
9. Florence Welch.
10. Patty Griffin.
11 & 12. Johnny & June Carter Cash.
13. Shara Worden.
14. Pete Seeger.
15. Nataly Dawn.
16. Colin Meloy.
17. Sara Bareilles.
18. Andrew Bird.
19. Reba McEntire.
20. Neil Patrick Harris.
21. Emily DeLoach.
22. Alexander Gemignani.
23. Patti Lupone.
24. Raul Esparza.
25. Beyonce.
26. Matthew Perryman Jones.
27. Judy Garland.
28. Derek Webb.
29. Leslie Feist.
30. Gene Kelly.
31. Trixie Whitley.
32. Justin Timberlake.
33. Aretha Franklin.
34. Jon Foreman.
35. Peggy Lee.
36. Paul Simon.
37. Sara Groves.
38. Nick Cave.
39 & 40. Marketa Irglova & Glen Hansard.
41. Josh Ritter.
42 & 43. Damien Rice & Lisa Hannigan.
44 & 45. Don & Lori Chaffer.
46. Joan Baez.
47. Elton John.
48. Sarah Dugas.
49. Nat King Cole.
50. Brandi Carlile.
51. Chris Martin.
52. Alice Ripley.
53. Ray LaMontagne.
54. Judy Collins.
55. Marcus Mumford.
56. Karen Olivo. (The video has a bonus appearance from Mandy Gonzalez and Chris Jackson, whom I also think are stellar.)
57. Kevin Max.
58. Jennifer Damiano.
59. Cee-Lo Green.
60. Sharon Jones.
61. Christian Kane.
62. Anna Ternheim.
63. Adam Chanler-Berat.
64. Dusty Springfield.
65. J. Robert Spencer.
66. Nina Simone.
67. Chris Thile.
68. Sarah Jarosz. (She was 18 when this was recorded, which is entirely not fair.)
69. Brian Stokes Mitchell.
70. Katie Thompson.
71. Frank Sinatra.
72. April Smith.
73. Dean Martin.
74. Imogen Heap.
75. Adam Pascal.
76 & 77. Alex Ebert & Jade Castrinos.
78. Norm Lewis.
79. Christine Ebersole.
80. Ewan McGregor.
81. Samantha Barks.
82. Philip Quast.
83. Lea Salonga.
84. Victor Garber.
85. Sutton Foster.
86. Jesse L. Martin.
87. Bernadette Peters.
88. Ray Charles.
89. Gillian Welch.
90. Peter Gabriel.
91. Celia Cruz.
92. Sam Beam.
93. Alison Krauss.
94. Alfie Boe.
95. Julie Andrews.
96. Israel Kamakawiwo’ole.
97. Stile Antico.
98. Conspirare.
99. Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir.
100. UNC Achordants.

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3 thoughts on “100 people whom I love to hear sing.

  1. I live this list. I wanted to see who would get the last nod, and was tickled it was the Achordants. One of my close friends founded that group. (The Clef Hangers were kings back in my day.)

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