Elvis Australia members name their favourite artists after Elvis

By: Elvis Australia
Source: www.elvis.com.au
August 1, 2013

We asked our club members to nominate their top 5 favourite artists after Elvis. As I have come to know over the years, The Beatles are highly regarded and we in fact have a few die hard beatles fans on our list. So it is no real surprise to me that The Beatles top our list, (and Paul McCartney fourth) not only in over all votes but also well clear in the number of 'first' votes. From 1190 entries, with five votes per entry, we have a 'who's who' list including, Tom Jones, Roy Orbison, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, The Beach Boys, Dean Martin Johnny Cash and Frank Sinatra.
The Beatles No. 1 [After Elvis!]
The Beatles No. 1 [After Elvis!]
  1. The Beatles 524
  2. Tom Jones 308
  3. Roy Orbison 267
  4. Paul McCartney 266
  5. The Rolling Stones 246
  6. Bruce Springsteen 187
  7. The Beach Boys 177
  8. Dean Martin 176
  9. Johnny Cash 153
  10. Frank Sinatra 147
  11. Ricky Nelson 139
  12. The Eagles 132
  13. Neil Diamond 132
  14. Bob Dylan 112
  15. Creedence Clearwater Revival 113
  16. Bee Gees 104
  17. Cliff Richard 100
  18. The Doors 96
  19. Eddie Cochran 92
  20. Jerry Lee Lewis 81

Just missing the top 20 we have artists such as Buddy Holly, Waylon Jennings, Rod Stewart, ABBA, Celine Dion, Chris Isaak, The Carpenters, Billy Joel, Bon Jovi, Queen, Michael Jackson, Jackie Wilson, Little Richard and Patsy Cline.

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