JOHN BONHAM, FREDDIE MERCURY Among Favorite Rock Stars Fans Want To Bring Back To Life

The results of a poll conducted by the 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
11. Stevie Ray Vaughan
12. "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott
13. Frank Zappa
14. Ian Curtis
15. Janis Joplin
16. Bon Scott
17. Jerry Garcia
18. Phil Lynott
19. Karen Carpenter
20. Keith Moon


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