Bukka White

1906 - 1977

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Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White (November 12, 1906 – February 26, 1977) was an American Delta blues guitarist and singer. Bukka is a phonetic spelling of White's first name; he was named after the African-American educator and civil rights activist Booker T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bukka White has received more than 241,086 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Bukka White is the 1,368th most popular musician (down from 1,262nd in 2019), the 6,787th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,043rd in 2019) and the 548th most popular American Musician.

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  • 2.73

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Among musicians, Bukka White ranks 1,368 out of 2,675Before him are Mic Michaeli, Richard Rodney Bennett, Neal Hefti, Ron Geesin, Roy Thomas Baker, and John Taylor. After him are Richard Bonynge, Kiko Loureiro, Hyde, Jonny Greenwood, Jenő Jandó, and Darryl Jones.

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Among people born in 1906, Bukka White ranks 260Before him are Eino Penttilä, Jorge Icaza Coronel, Carl-Erik Holmberg, James Quinn, Richard Llewellyn, and Satchel Paige. After him are Augustin Chantrel, Grigore Moisil, Aileen Riggin, Stefan Andres, Jean Delarge, and Dragoslav Mihajlović. Among people deceased in 1977, Bukka White ranks 166Before him are Robert Lowell, Gummo Marx, Tay Garnett, Luciano Re Cecconi, Krishan Chander, and Sergei Lemeshev. After him are Mary Ford, Miguel Mihura, Jean Delarge, Jean Capelle, José Naya, and Jorge Pardon.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bukka White ranks 6,787 out of 15,968Before him are Earl Monroe (1944), Nate Brooks (1933), Buddy Ebsen (1908), Christopher Lasch (1932), John Kundla (1916), and Polly Holliday (1937). After him are Dallas Long (1940), Harry Blanchard (1929), Judah Folkman (1933), Robert Young (1907), Mel Patton (1924), and John James (1956).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Bukka White ranks 548Before him are Mike Dirnt (1972), John Legend (1978), Clive Davis (1932), Memphis Minnie (1897), Daniel Johnston (1961), and Neal Hefti (1922). After him are Darryl Jones (1961), Ray Parker Jr. (1954), Dave Navarro (1967), Nick Jonas (1992), Jimmy Miller (1942), and Carol Kaye (1935).