Results: Surprisingly, the anticipated controversy never developed, as Janis Joplin dispatched one of the strongest pods of competitors we’ve seen so far. The numbers: #8 Janis Joplin 47%; Stevie Ray Vaughan 34%; Bob Seger/Silver Bullet Band 6%; Paul McCartney/Wings 6%; Catherine Wheel 3%; MC5/Wayne Kramer 3%. Janis moves on to the Great 48.
Up next in our quest for the greatest band of all time, a band of jangle-pop innovators faces off with a couple of the most popular bands ever (and a couple of the most influential bands ever). Continue reading