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Old 07-22-2014, 07:59 PM   #1
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Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

The Kinks, "Death of a Clown" (1967)
Strawberry Alarm Clock, "Incense and Peppermints" (1967)
The Rolling Stones, "Happy" (1972)
Grand Funk Railroad, "We're an American Band" (1973)
The Eagles, "Take It to the Limit" (1975)
Kiss, "Beth" (1976)
The Miracles, "Love Machine Pt. 1" (1976)
Blue Oyster Cult, "(Don't Fear) the Reaper" (1976)
The Sex Pistols, "No One Is Innocent" (1978)
Squeeze, "Tempted" (1980)
Toto, "Africa" (1983)
Night Ranger, "Sister Christian" (1984)
Heart, "These Dreams" (1986)
The Georgia Satellites, "Battleship Chains" (1986)
Oasis, "Don't Look Back in Anger" (1996)

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Old 07-22-2014, 08:07 PM   #2
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

Um, Buck Dharma sings quite a bit of lead for the B.O.C.
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Old 07-22-2014, 08:23 PM   #3
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

The Beatles - Ringo Starr, "Yellow Submarine" (1969)
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

Kelly Keagy sings lead for Night Ranger pretty regularly too.
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

Not necessarily big hits, but songs I like:

In the Cold, Cold Night - The White Stripes (sung by Meg White)
Hoochie Koochie Man - Allman Brothers (song by Berry Oakley)
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Old 07-23-2014, 02:51 AM   #6
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

Definitely not a big hit, but a song I like:

Cream - Ginger Baker, "Pressed Rat and Warthog" (1968)
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

David Paich sang other Toto songs and Randy Meisner had others too,they just weren't released as singles
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Good Vibrations - Carl Wilson
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

Pink Floyd - Have A Cigar, sung by Roy Harper.

Kind of a biggie, no?
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The Beatles - George Harrison, "Something" (1969)
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Re: Pass the Mic: 15 Big Hits Not Sung by the Lead Singer

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The Beatles - Ringo Starr, "Yellow Submarine" (1969)
First one I thought of, but it is '66.

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