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Weekend Rock Question: What is the Best Live Act of All Time?

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March 4, 2011 5:00 PM ET
Bruce Springsteen, James Brown, the Who and Madonna
Bruce Springsteen, James Brown, the Who and Madonna
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Last week, we asked Rolling Stone readers to name their favorite cover songs of all time – and we compiled the votes into an official top 10 list.

Photos: Random Notes

Now it's time for a new weekend rock question: Who is the best live act of all time?

Gallery: The Rock T-Shirt Mash-Up

You can vote here in the comments, on facebook.com/rollingstone, or on Twitter with the #weekendrock hashtag.

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