Barney McKenna

1939 - 2012

Barney McKenna

Bernard Noël "Banjo Barney" McKenna (16 December 1939 – 5 April 2012) was an Irish musician and a founding member of The Dubliners. He played the tenor banjo, violin, mandolin, and melodeon. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barney McKenna has received more than 182,151 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,187th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 180k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.04

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Barney McKenna ranks 1,192 out of 3,001Before him are Irina Allegrova, Jo Stafford, Eagle-Eye Cherry, Damien Rice, Najwa Karam, and Girija Devi. After him are Norman Greenbaum, Lou Gramm, Richard Bona, Helen Reddy, Ani Lorak, and Gil Scott-Heron.

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Among people born in 1939, Barney McKenna ranks 313Before him are Antoninho, Stuart Kauffman, Claudette Colvin, Paul Drayton, Peter S. Beagle, and George F. R. Ellis. After him are Louise Lasser, Janet Suzman, Larry Linville, John W. Snow, Max Lorenz, and Veniamin Soldatenko. Among people deceased in 2012, Barney McKenna ranks 272Before him are Anna Schwartz, Paul Kurtz, Jenni Rivera, Ian Abercrombie, Peter Struck, and Zig Ziglar. After him are Franz West, Clive Dunn, Norman Joseph Woodland, Doc Watson, Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, and Jose Tomas Sanchez.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Barney McKenna ranks 200 out of 366Before him are Diarmait Mac Murchada (1110), Henry Kellett (1806), W. T. Cosgrave (1880), Robbie Keane (1980), Sara Allgood (1879), and Damien Rice (1973). After him are Victor Herbert (1859), Caitriona Balfe (1979), Pat O'Callaghan (1906), Tom Crean (1877), Luke Kelly (1940), and Robert Sheehan (1988).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Barney McKenna ranks 5Before him are Enya (1961), Bob Geldof (1951), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), and Damien Rice (1973). After him are Luke Kelly (1940), Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964), Niall Horan (1993), Charlie McGettigan (1950), Glen Hansard (1970), Andrea Corr (1974), and Stephen Gately (1976).