Suggestion: In Memory of Chris Cornell

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Popular musician Chris Cornell, best known as the lead singer of pioneering grunge band Soundgarden has died suddenly at the age of 52. Cornell was a talented songwriter who was also the lead singer of Audioslave had a screaming wail of a voice so beautiful it could bring tears to your eyes. He was voted "Rock's Greatest Singer" by readers of Guitar World, ranked fourth in the list of "Heavy Metal's All-Time Top 100 Vocalists" by Hit Parader, ninth in the list of "Best Lead Singers of All Time" by Rolling Stone and 12th in MTV's "22 Greatest Voices in Music".

For what project will you remember Cornell best? 

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Jen, Champion

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I'm afraid he was one of these names I only hear about once they die :( But maybe I know his music without knowing him directly.

Rest in Peace

That said and no offense meant of course, but why do you like suggesting these memorial polls? Are you always a fan of the celebrity or it's just a habit?
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not that jen needs any defending, but i take umbrage at the suggestion that she has any motive other than the sincere respect of a fellow human being...

as proof...you can tell just by the care and time she puts into these polls...it's certainly not by habit or rote...the information jen shares, (in every poll of this sort), she does it for those who knew of them, as well as for those who never heard of them before...and i for one, (who is still trying to get over the loss of leonard cohen), appreciate her efforts...

i love ya' sdk...and no offense was ever intended from me either... 
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I didn't want to sound distasteful, maybe I was out of line but it wasn't intentional, sorry
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I wouldn't say I'm a "fan" of these polls, but I believe there should be some recognition of their achievements, even if it's in such a small way as a poll. I will admit that if I don't like the person or can't see an angle on a poll then I won't suggest one. You won't see a suggestion from me for a Roger Ailes memorial, for example.

ElM - def. listen to some music of his, starting with Soundgarden!
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I'll give it a shot, you can bet on it.

Thanks for your reply, actually, your answer made me realize that I should have put the question in more simple terms. The way I asked it, it was so ambiguous I could understand rocky's reaction as if I had implied it was some opportunistic mindset etc.

So, yes, you wouldn't suggest these polls systematically, there has to be a decent amount of appreciation toward the artist. That's all I wanted to know.
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love ya' sdk...all is cool...
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as the lead singer of soundgarden...
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as the lead singer of Audioslave..

wow! RIP
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When I saw it pop up on my FB news feed I put my hand up to my mouth and literally gasped. 
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I liked his voice and some of the hits. I guess I'd vote for Audioslave, I liked their sound. Didn't really care for the James Bond song.

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