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30 Of The Greatest Gingers To Grace Our Ears

Being blessed with red hair may come from a recessive gene, but talent — that's definitely dominant. From rock legends and punk royalty to country goddesses and more, your favorite glorious gingers are all streaming on Spotify.

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1. Florence Welch

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Where you've heard her: Many epically soundtracked movie trailers, and dazzling the world as frontwoman of Florence and the Machine. She's got the love.

3. Adele

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Where you've heard her: Possibly soundtracking your secret most-feely moments with her Grammy-winning pipes, and running towards a coveted E.G.O.T. thanks to her take on the "Skyfall" James Bond theme. She sets fire to the rain.

4. Axl Rose

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Where you've heard him: From Sunset Boulevard dive bars to rock & roll infamy as the storied frontman of Guns N' Roses. He's a sweet child of ours.

5. Shirley Manson

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Where you've heard her: Adding glamour to the fade of '90s grunge as the powerful lead singer of Garbage. She's only happy when it rains.

8. Josh Homme

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Where you've heard him: Crooning (and shredding) as lead singer of Queens of the Stone Age. He wonders what it would be like if he had a tail.

9. Neko Case

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Where you've heard her: The soaring, dreamy vocals of her solo career, and the tambourine-shaking sing-a-longs of The New Pornographers. She wishes she was the moon.

10. Trey Anastasio

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Where you've heard him: Sparking and sharing in the Phish groove for the last 30 years. He's in the bathtub now, drinking bathtub gin.

11. Hayley Williams

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Where you've heard her: Cementing her spot as a pop punk princess as lead singer of Paramore. She's still into you.

12. Danny Elfman

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Where you've heard him: Composing music for film and TV since the '80s, including The Simpsons' theme song and The Nightmare Before Christmas. He's one big adventure.

13. Bonnie Raitt

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Where you've heard her: Singing her own soothing, powerful version of the blues since the '70s. She wants to give you something to talk about.

14. Kate Nash

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Where you've heard her: Taking off with her signature deep accent and plucky piano pop since 2007's breakout hit "Foundations." She's merry happy.

15. Ginger Baker

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Where you've heard him: As the legendary jazz-rooted drummer of Cream, and several more decades of storied projects including collaborations with Fela Kuti. He's been waiting so long.

16. Nancy Wilson

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Where you've heard her: Matching her sister Ann's powerful voice with even greater guitar skills at the forefront of Heart. She just wants to make love to you.

17. Harry Nilsson

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Where you've heard him: The weird, wonderful, sometimes-dark whimsy of his incredibly underrated singer-songwriter career. He can't live if living is without you.

18. Reba McEntire

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Where you've heard her: Ruling country airwaves since the '80s (and taking over a series of TV airwaves since). She's fancy.

19. Patti Scialfa

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Where you've heard her: Singing and strumming alongside husband Bruce Springsteen as a major player in the E Street Band. She's comin' on up for the rising.

20. King Krule

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Where you've heard him: His unique baritone and spacy guitar tones on the rise to indie stardom. He's painting a portrait in black and blue.

21. Wynonna Judd

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Where you've heard her: Singing alongside her mom, Naomi, and striking out on her own – generating 14 number-one hits either way. She saw the light.

23. Aaron Gillespie

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Where you've heard him: Most recently, drumming for Paramore; and breaking out while drumming and singing for Underoath. He likes writing on the walls.

25. Travis Clark

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Where you've heard him: Wandering around many Warped Tour seasons with We The Kings. He wants you to say you like him.

26. Action Bronson

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Where you've heard him: Rising from the New York underground to rap his "Saaab Stories." He's all about triple backflips.

29. Allison Moorer

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Where you've heard her: As the Alabama-born alt-country darling on a slow-burning, respectful rise since the '90s. She's saying goodbye to the ground.

30. Jenny Lewis

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Where you've heard her: Rotating her way through the rise of indie in the last decade as part of Rilo Kiley, The Postal Service, her solo career, and half of Jenny & Johnny – collaborating with her boyfriend, Johnathan Rice. She's a pretty bird.

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