Big Walter Horton

1921 - 1981

Big Walter Horton

Walter Horton, better known as Big Walter (Horton) or Walter "Shakey" Horton (April 6, 1921 – December 8, 1981) was an American blues harmonica player. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Big Walter Horton has received more than 88,064 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,413th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 88k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.37

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Big Walter Horton ranks 1,416 out of 2,258Before him are Flavor Flav, Alex Turner, Brad Mehldau, Kevin Moore, Spike Edney, and Graham Gouldman. After him are Diplo, Shantel, Don Williams, Janine Jansen, Cherie Currie, and Nujabes.

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Among people born in 1921, Big Walter Horton ranks 261Before him are Günther Bechem, Hal David, Vera-Ellen, Ursula Franklin, Barbara Perry, and Lloyd Bentsen. After him are Jan Sterling, Sam Tingle, Alexis Smith, Susan Peters, Ron Greenwood, and Art Clokey. Among people deceased in 1981, Big Walter Horton ranks 157Before him are Francesca Woodman, Richard Boone, Leonard Howell, Vera-Ellen, Cuth Harrison, and Beulah Bondi. After him are J. L. Mackie, Morris Kirksey, Bronisław Malinowski, Howard Hanson, Nils Asther, and Robert Moses.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Big Walter Horton ranks 6,762 out of 12,171Before him are Kevin Moore (1967), Jim Walton (1948), Superstar Billy Graham (1943), Charlie Murphy (1959), Joe Alaskey (1952), and Georgia Engel (1948). After him are Alice Coachman (1923), Dave Coulier (1959), Proof (1973), Diplo (1978), Pat O'Brien (1899), and Evan Rachel Wood (1987).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Big Walter Horton ranks 553Before him are Gary Rossington (1951), Carol Kaye (1935), Clem Burke (1954), Flavor Flav (1959), Brad Mehldau (1970), and Kevin Moore (1967). After him are Diplo (1978), Cherie Currie (1959), Derek Sherinian (1966), Tadd Dameron (1917), Juan Atkins (1962), and Jack White (1975).