Al Jardine

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Alan Charles Jardine (born September 3, 1942) is an American musician, singer, and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. He is best known as the band's rhythm guitarist and for occasionally singing lead vocals on singles such as "Help Me, Rhonda" (1965), "Then I Kissed Her" (1965), "Cotton Fields" (1970), and "Come Go with Me" (1978). His song "Lady Lynda" was also a UK top 10 hit for the group in 1978. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Al Jardine has received more than 1,783,546 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Al Jardine is the 1,110th most popular musician (down from 1,087th in 2019), the 5,507th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,230th in 2019) and the 422nd most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Al Jardine ranks 1,110 out of 2,675Before him are Frankie Knuckles, Bob Ezrin, Bert Jansch, Ketil Bjørnstad, Joe Sample, and Paco Peña. After him are Shavo Odadjian, David Ellefson, Herbie Mann, Pino Daniele, Jóhann Jóhannsson, and Joey Jordison.

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Among people born in 1942, Al Jardine ranks 342Before him are B. J. Thomas, Tammy Wynette, Tariq al-Hashimi, Vyacheslav Zudov, Nobby Stiles, and Paco Peña. After him are Madeline Kahn, Pedro Morales, Eric Shinseki, Marty Balin, Ariel Dorfman, and Wayne Newton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Al Jardine ranks 5,507 out of 15,968Before him are Clint Walker (1927), Joe Sample (1939), John Wooden (1910), Shailene Woodley (1991), William Merritt Chase (1849), and Herman J. Mankiewicz (1897). After him are Bob Crane (1928), Harriet Lane (1830), Robert Zoellick (1953), David Ellefson (1964), John O'Hara (1905), and Frank Marshall (1946).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Al Jardine ranks 422Before him are Vinnie Colaiuta (1956), Gene Pitney (1940), Frank Beard (1949), John Myung (1967), Frankie Knuckles (1955), and Joe Sample (1939). After him are David Ellefson (1964), Herbie Mann (1930), Joey Jordison (1975), Kate Pierson (1948), Marty Balin (1942), and Memphis Slim (1915).

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