The pitiful scales, rulers and charts of mortal man are no way to measure the true gods that walk among us. Need proof? We present five-foot, four inch tall rock and metal legend Ronnie James Dio.

During a career that reigned for more than five decades and found him joining forces with mighty groups such as Rainbow, Black Sabbath and his own self-titled band, audiences marveled at the charisma and seemingly unlimited vocal power that boomed forth from this tiny but towering legend.

Also, let's face it, he could fit into airplane seats a lot easier than most of us.