Black Francis

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Black Francis

Charles 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 1,116,364 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,660th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.01

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.93

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.30

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Black Francis ranks 1,667 out of 3,001Before him are Ceza, Sharon Jones, Tiffany Darwish, Wei Wei, Vanna, and Ini Kamoze. After him are Kathy Kirby, Faith Hill, Koda Kumi, Chuck D, Joyce DiDonato, and French Montana.

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Among people born in 1965, Black Francis ranks 344Before him are Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Jaime Bayly, Nigel Short, Adam Jones, Luis Islas, and Marguerite MacIntyre. After him are Fei Junlong, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Oleg Kotov, Dan Abnett, Khristo Markov, and Mark Woodforde.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Black Francis ranks 8,289 out of 12,171Before him are Joey King (1999), John Kerr (1931), Glenn Corbett (1933), Ethan Suplee (1976), Josiah Bartlett (null), and James Lipton (1926). After him are Tom Brokaw (1940), Ed Gordon (1908), Bob Schul (1937), Leroy Burrell (1967), Faith Hill (1967), and Larry the Cable Guy (1963).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Black Francis ranks 463Before him are 6ix9ine (1996), Gary Jules (1969), Ronnie Hawkins (1935), SZA (1990), B-Real (1970), and Tiffany Darwish (1971). After him are Faith Hill (1967), Chuck D (1960), Frankie Lymon (1942), Ray Gillen (1959), Andrew Wood (1966), and Arabian Prince (null).