Barry McGuire

1935 - Today

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Barry McGuire (born October 15, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter. Best known for his 1965 hit single "Eve of Destruction", which gained him one-hit wonder status as he would never make another breakthrough. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Barry McGuire has received more than 788,283 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Barry McGuire is the 1,346th most popular musician (down from 1,170th in 2019), the 6,681st most popular biography from United States (down from 5,610th in 2019) and the 538th most popular American Musician.

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  • 790k

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  • 58.23

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Barry McGuire ranks 1,346 out of 2,675Before him are Kee Marcello, Monty Alexander, Wolf Hoffmann, Jörg Michael, Gackt, and José Cura. After him are Larry Mullen Jr., Elliott Smith, Calixa Lavallée, Ted Gärdestad, Jimmy Dorsey, and Nils Lofgren.

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Among people born in 1935, Barry McGuire ranks 307Before him are Mal Evans, Sherrill Milnes, Daniel Quinn, Paul A. Rothchild, Moisés Solana, and Anne Treisman. After him are Hubert Hahne, Philip Agee, Isabelle Collin Dufresne, Henning Enoksen, Vladimir Levenshtein, and Ingrid Noll.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Barry McGuire ranks 6,681 out of 15,968Before him are J. William Fulbright (1905), Kevin Gage (1959), Joe Lando (1961), Beals Wright (1879), Harold D. Babcock (1882), and Bill Nye (1955). After him are Sheree J. Wilson (1958), Penn Badgley (1986), James Darren (1936), Chuck McCann (1934), Richard S. Ewell (1817), and Mirabeau B. Lamar (1798).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Barry McGuire ranks 538Before him are Bill Black (1926), Scott Columbus (1956), Sid Wilson (1977), George Adams (1940), Arthur Crudup (1905), and James P. Johnson (1894). After him are Elliott Smith (1969), Jimmy Dorsey (1904), Nils Lofgren (1951), Mike Dirnt (1972), John Legend (1978), and Clive Davis (1932).