circa 1975: Freddie Mercury (1946 - 1991), lead singer of 70s hard rock quartet Queen, in concert during the group's British tour. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

We’ve taken 10 of the best-ever to front a rock band in the 1970s. It’s up to you and your votes to choose who was the decade’s greatest. Is it vocal rage, stage presence, or something else that scores high marks for you? Scroll through to see who made the cut, reacquaint yourself with their greatness, then vote for your favorite.

  • Roger Daltrey, The Who

  • Ian Gillan, Deep Purple

  • Debbie Harry, Blondie

  • Mick Jagger, Rolling Stones

  • Freddie Mercury, Queen

  • Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath

  • Robert Plant, Led Zeppelin

  • Bon Scott, AC/DC

  • Steven Tyler, Aerosmith

  • Ann Wilson, Heart

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