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Black Francis

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Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV (born April 6, 1965) is an American singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is best known as the frontman of the alternative rock band Pixies, with whom he performs under the stage name Black Francis. Following the band's breakup in 1993, he embarked on a solo career under the name Frank Black. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Black Francis has received more than 2,155,200 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Black Francis is the 1,943rd most popular singer (down from 1,810th in 2019), the 10,553rd most popular biography from United States (down from 9,962nd in 2019) and the 546th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.58

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.68

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Black Francis ranks 1,943 out of 3,528Before him are Doda, Laura Alonso, Joyce DiDonato, Grégory Lemarchal, Hera Björk, and Tak Matsumoto. After him are Kōji Wada, Neil Finn, Ilse DeLange, Mitch Miller, Madison Beer, and Marianne Mendt.

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Among people born in 1965, Black Francis ranks 394Before him are Keiji Inafune, Goldie, WestBam, C. J. Ramone, Pascal Obispo, and Kiril Metkov. After him are Cheryl Hines, Christoph Brüx, Zaza Urushadze, Radion Gataullin, Kiril Georgiev, and Dyanna Lauren.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Black Francis ranks 10,553 out of 18,182Before him are Ed Boon (1964), Dick Butkus (1942), Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (1817), Maxine Singer (1931), Todd Solondz (1959), and Alice Marble (1913). After him are Gerrit Graham (1948), John Woodruff (1915), Hasim Rahman (1972), Muhal Richard Abrams (1930), Thomas Ewing (1789), and Bess Armstrong (1953).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Black Francis ranks 546Before him are Meg White (1974), Ray Gillen (1959), Irma Thomas (1941), C. J. Ramone (1965), J Dilla (1974), and Joyce DiDonato (1969). After him are Mitch Miller (1911), Madison Beer (1999), Tiffany Young (1989), Anita Baker (1958), Patty Smyth (1957), and Beth Ditto (1981).