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Bill Wyman

1936 - Today

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William George Wyman (né Perks; born 24 October 1936) is an English musician, best known as the bassist for the rock and roll band the Rolling Stones from 1962 until 1993, plus a one-off guest appearance in 2012. In 1989, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Rolling Stones. Since 1997, he has recorded and toured with his own band, Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bill Wyman has received more than 4,463,678 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Bill Wyman is the 189th most popular musician (up from 228th in 2019), the 756th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 848th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Musician.

Bill Wyman is most famous for being a founding member of the Rolling Stones.

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  • 30

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  • 4.45

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  • 3.43

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Bill Wyman ranks 189 out of 2,675Before him are John Paul Jones, Gilberto Gil, Alicia Keys, John Cale, J. J. Cale, and Violeta Parra. After him are Giovanni Battista Viotti, Pete Townshend, Nikolai Rubinstein, Dr. Alban, Kitarō, and Caetano Veloso.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Bill Wyman ranks 57Before him are Henry Lee Lucas, Engelbert Humperdinck, Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Günter Blobel, and Jean M. Auel. After him are Bruce Dern, Assia Djebar, Duncan Edwards, Valerie Solanas, Dražan Jerković, and Christine Nöstlinger.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bill Wyman ranks 756 out of 6,924Before him are John Cockcroft (1897), Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland (1915), Jim Broadbent (1949), John Frederic Daniell (1790), John Cale (1942), and Bryan Ferry (1945). After him are Chaim Herzog (1918), Kenneth Branagh (1960), Pete Townshend (1945), James Mill (1773), Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey (1764), and Paul Grice (1913).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Bill Wyman ranks 43Before him are George Martin (1926), Nick Mason (1944), Jacqueline du Pré (1945), Roger Glover (1945), John Paul Jones (1946), and John Cale (1942). After him are Pete Townshend (1945), Ian Paice (1948), Ian Curtis (1956), Keith Moon (1946), Brian Eno (1948), and Ronnie Wood (1947).

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