Albert Collins

1932 - 1993

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Albert Gene Drewery, known as Albert Collins and the Ice Man (October 1, 1932 – November 24, 1993), was an American electric blues guitarist and singer with a distinctive guitar style. He was noted for his powerful playing and his use of altered tunings and a capo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Collins has received more than 499,554 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Albert Collins is the 845th most popular musician (down from 804th in 2019), the 4,243rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,913th in 2019) and the 301st most popular American Musician.

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  • 500k

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  • 61.88

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Albert Collins ranks 845 out of 2,675Before him are Steve Jones, Simon Phillips, Juan Luis Guerra, Louis Jordan, John Norum, and Mick Box. After him are Harold Faltermeyer, Zino Francescatti, Johnny Clegg, Paul Kantner, Krist Novoselic, and Daron Malakian.

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Among people born in 1932, Albert Collins ranks 222Before him are Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Prince Johann Georg of Hohenzollern, Mika Antić, Turgay Şeren, Dana Scott, and Oreco. After him are Prunella Scales, Loretta Lynn, Jean Stablinski, Qahhor Mahkamov, Eileen Brennan, and Dabney Coleman. Among people deceased in 1993, Albert Collins ranks 129Before him are Eleanor Hibbert, Cyril Cusack, Wilhelm Gliese, Anne Shirley, Mick Ronson, and Max August Zorn. After him are Moses Gunn, Elmar Klos, Gordon Douglas, Thurgood Marshall, Mieczysław Horszowski, and Maurice Bourgès-Maunoury.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Albert Collins ranks 4,243 out of 15,968Before him are Yogi Berra (1925), Angélica María (1943), Brooke Adams (1949), Richard Sears (1861), Vivien Thomas (1910), and Stella Stevens (1936). After him are Peter Steele (1962), Corbin Bleu (1989), Stanley Cavell (1926), Samuel T. Cohen (1921), Stephen Stills (1945), and Paul Kantner (1941).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Albert Collins ranks 301Before him are Hank Jones (1918), Chuck Schuldiner (1967), Pitbull (1981), Zakk Wylde (1967), John Lurie (1952), and Louis Jordan (1908). After him are Paul Kantner (1941), Krist Novoselic (1965), Daron Malakian (1975), Michael Brecker (1949), Ray Barretto (1929), and Chaka Khan (1953).