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Bill Ward

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William Thomas Ward (born 5 May 1948) is an English drummer. He was a co-founder and the original drummer for the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Ward has received more than 38,825 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Bill Ward is the 454th most popular musician (down from 343rd in 2019), the 1,506th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,203rd in 2019) and the 90th most popular British Musician.

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  • 39k

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  • 55.57

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.71

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Bill Ward ranks 454 out of 2,662Before him are Jacob Gade, Billy Ray Cyrus, Loreena McKennitt, King Oliver, Dick Taylor, and Dennis Wilson. After him are Isao Tomita, Manitas de Plata, Yann Tiersen, Philly Joe Jones, Roger Hodgson, and David Foster.

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Among people born in 1948, Bill Ward ranks 141Before him are Toshio Suzuki, Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Kathy Reichs, Valeri Kharlamov, Philippe Garrel, and Paul Milgrom. After him are John de Lancie, Jean-Louis Schlesser, Margot Kidder, James Faulkner, Jim Carter, and Jan Hammer.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bill Ward ranks 1,506 out of 7,765Before him are Sister Nivedita (1867), Alexander Cunningham (1814), Ciarán Hinds (1953), Dick Taylor (1943), John Martin (1789), and Sidney Paget (1860). After him are Lord William Bentinck (1774), N. R. Pogson (1829), Algernon Blackwood (1869), John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury (1834), Vita Sackville-West (1892), and David Garrick (1717).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Bill Ward ranks 90Before him are Greg Lake (1947), Alvin Lee (1944), George Young (1946), Donovan (1946), Robert Wyatt (1945), and Dick Taylor (1943). After him are Roger Hodgson (1950), Ian McDonald (1946), Steve Hackett (1950), Rick Davies (1944), Jeff Lynne (1947), and Mitch Mitchell (1947).

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