Bill Black

1926 - 1965

Bill Black

William Patton Black Jr. (September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader who is noted as one of the pioneers of rock and roll. He was the bassist in Elvis Presley's early trio. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Black has received more than 317,244 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,429th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 320k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 41.77

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.39

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Bill Black ranks 1,432 out of 2,258Before him are Tadd Dameron, Louis Walsh, Zayn Malik, Steve Hillage, Juan Atkins, and Stefan Olsdal. After him are Jack White, Richard Fortus, Michael Tilson Thomas, Juice Leskinen, Simon Gallup, and Larry Adler.

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Among people born in 1926, Bill Black ranks 296Before him are Emmanuel Wamala, H. R. Haldeman, Robert Bly, André Testut, Joe Slovo, and Conrad Hall. After him are Jimmy Bryan, Ralph Abernathy, Noor Jehan, George Rhoden, Roberto Lippi, and Tony Settember. Among people deceased in 1965, Bill Black ranks 141Before him are Everett Sloane, Myra Hess, Ethel Thomson Larcombe, Spike Jones, Geoffrey de Havilland, and Tadd Dameron. After him are Ivan Joseph Martin Osiier, Lorraine Hansberry, Mary Boland, Frances Perkins, Ray Collins, and Geeta Bali.

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