Alan Lancaster

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Alan Charles Lancaster (7 February 1949 – 26 September 2021) was an English musician, best known as a founding member and bassist of the rock band Status Quo, playing with the band from 1967 to 1985, with brief reunions in 2013 and 2014. As well as contributing to songwriting, he was also one of the lead vocalists on albums and live concerts, taking the lead on tracks such as "Backwater", "Is There a Better Way", "Bye Bye Johnny", "High Flyer" and "Roadhouse Blues". Alan Lancaster formed the group in 1962 with his then schoolmate Francis Rossi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alan Lancaster has received more than 461,219 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Alan Lancaster is the 679th most popular singer (up from 829th in 2019), the 2,227th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,512th in 2019) and the 81st most popular British Singer.

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  • 62.61

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  • 18

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  • 6.12

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  • 1.96

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Among singers, Alan Lancaster ranks 679 out of 3,541Before him are Dee Snider, Hande Yener, José Alfredo Jiménez, Leontyne Price, Julio Jaramillo, and Maria Carta. After him are Alan Tam, Jahn Teigen, George Dalaras, Luis Fonsi, Anna Vissi, and Dado Topić.

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Among people born in 1949, Alan Lancaster ranks 197Before him are Zoë Wanamaker, Nancy Meyers, Jens Böhrnsen, John Madden, Ottavia Piccolo, and Slavenka Drakulić. After him are Jahn Teigen, George Dalaras, Dado Topić, Lindsey Buckingham, Michael Richards, and Deep Roy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alan Lancaster ranks 2,227 out of 6,924Before him are Tim Hunt (1943), William Buckland (1784), Tania Mallet (1941), Bernard Fox (1927), James Whale (1889), and Roger Williams (1603). After him are James Galway (1939), Quentin Skinner (1940), Andrew Lang (1844), William of Malmesbury (1080), Frederick Copleston (1907), and John Williams (1903).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Alan Lancaster ranks 81Before him are Sandie Shaw (1947), Adele (1988), Liam Payne (1993), Jimmy Somerville (1961), Keith Flint (1969), and Alfred Deller (1912). After him are Peter Pears (1910), Paul Potts (1970), Paul Young (1956), Kevin Ayers (1944), Fish (1958), and Graham Nash (1942).