Legendary Who frontman Roger Daltrey turns 74 today (March 1), and if we could pick just one thing that makes him so incredible it’s his iconic scream.
Daltrey is undoubtedly one of the best, and he certainly set the standard for screams for decades to come. In honor of his birthday, we look back at some of our other favorite “screams” in classic rock.
The Who – “Won’t Get Fooled Again”
The Who are an English rock band that formed in 1964. The primary lineup consisted of Pete Townshend, Roger Daltrey, John Entwistle and Keith Moon. The band reached international success, became known for their award-winning live performances, are regarded as one of the most influential rock bands of the 1960s and 70s, and recognized as one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time.
Led Zeppelin – “Whole Lotta Love”
Whole Lotta Love is a song by English rock band Led Zeppelin. It is featured as the opening track on the band's second album, Led Zeppelin II.
Aerosmith – “Dream On”
Aerosmith's official live video for 'Dream On'. Click to listen to Aerosmith on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/AerosmithSpot?IQid=AeroDO1 As featured on The Very Best Of Aerosmith.
Janis Joplin – “Cry Baby”
Uploaded by Gripweed Lennon on 2015-10-28.
The Doors – “Back Door Man”
This remastered version is from the "Perception" box set by The Doors. Perception is a fortieth anniversary edition twelve disc box set by The Doors. The CDs contain the 1999 remastered editions of all the Jim Morrison albums, while the DVD-AUDIO discs contain new (2006) "40th Anniversary" remixes of them.
The Beatles – “Revolution”
The Beatles 1 Video Collection is Out Now. Get your copy here: http://thebeatles1.lnk.to/DeluxeBluRay "When you talk about destruction, don't you know that you can count me out" "I did the slow version and I wanted it out as a single: as a statement of The Beatles' position on Vietnam and The Beatles' position on revolution.
Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger who once did a presentation in a college public speaking course about why The Rolling Stones were better than The Beatles. (She received an A.)