Buck Owens

1929 - 2006

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Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. (August 12, 1929 – March 25, 2006), known professionally as Buck Owens, was an American musician, singer, songwriter and band leader. He was the front man for Buck Owens and the Buckaroos, which had 21 No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Buck Owens has received more than 2,119,011 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Buck Owens is the 1,759th most popular musician (down from 1,569th in 2019), the 9,012th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,584th in 2019) and the 747th most popular American Musician.

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  • 2.1M

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  • 55.12

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.23

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Buck Owens ranks 1,759 out of 2,675Before him are Mehdi Hassan, Sebastian Ingrosso, Dave Bartholomew, Les Baxter, Maxim, and Philip Selway. After him are Hildur Guðnadóttir, Wallace Roney, Richey Edwards, Brad Wilk, Keiko Matsui, and Axwell.

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Among people born in 1929, Buck Owens ranks 400Before him are Jerry Adler, Johnny Ace, Joseph Mascolo, Ronnie Allen, Desmond Hoyte, and William E. Thornton. After him are Utpal Dutt, Brian Friel, Amanda Blake, Nirmala Deshpande, Giacomo Capuzzi, and George Clayton Johnson. Among people deceased in 2006, Buck Owens ranks 281Before him are Vincent Sherman, Ivar Formo, Asdrúbal Fontes Bayardo, Óscar González, Ann Richards, and Loyola de Palacio. After him are Geir Ivarsøy, Padmini, Doug Serrurier, Pierre Amine Gemayel, Jon Nödtveidt, and Ron Greenwood.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Buck Owens ranks 9,012 out of 15,968Before him are Brad Anderson (1964), Walker Percy (1916), Nelly (1974), Jim Hall (1935), Eddie Cahill (1978), and Anikka Albrite (1988). After him are Joe E. Brown (1891), Zitkala-Sa (1876), C. I. Lewis (1883), Roberta Williams (1953), Chuck Liddell (1969), and Mike Godwin (1956).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Buck Owens ranks 747Before him are Bill Berry (1958), Larry Williams (1935), Adam Yauch (1964), Cherie Currie (1959), Dave Bartholomew (1918), and Les Baxter (1922). After him are Wallace Roney (1960), Brad Wilk (1968), Jimmy Buffett (1946), Stone Gossard (1966), Jack Sherman (1956), and Randy Weston (1926).