Chris Isaak

1956 - Today

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Christopher Joseph Isaak (born June 26, 1956) is an American musician and occasional actor. He is widely known for his hit "Wicked Game", as well as the songs "Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing" and "Somebody's Crying". He is known for his signature 1950s rock & roll style and crooner sound, as well as his falsetto and reverb-laden music. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Isaak has received more than 4,637,195 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Chris Isaak is the 177th most popular musician (down from 169th in 2019), the 1,029th most popular biography from United States (down from 976th in 2019) and the 52nd most popular American Musician.

Chris Isaak is most famous for his music. He is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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  • 70.56

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  • 32

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  • 10.33

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  • 1.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Chris Isaak ranks 177 out of 2,675Before him are Giovanni Battista Martini, Gene Simmons, Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Emil Gilels, Thelonious Monk, and Bill Haley. After him are Lionel Richie, Wilhelm Kempff, Pete Seeger, Rory Gallagher, Isaac Stern, and John Paul Jones.

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Among people born in 1956, Chris Isaak ranks 27Before him are José Manuel Barroso, Larry Bird, Judith Butler, William Fichtner, Dalia Grybauskaitė, and Martina Navratilova. After him are Geena Davis, Danny Boyle, Ian Curtis, Joe Satriani, Eric Roberts, and Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chris Isaak ranks 1,029 out of 15,968Before him are Steve Buscemi (1957), Shelley Winters (1920), Suzi Quatro (1950), James Horner (1953), Dick Fosbury (1947), and James Cagney (1899). After him are John Foster Dulles (1888), William Miller (1782), Lionel Richie (1949), Dick Van Dyke (1925), Pete Seeger (1919), and Otis Redding (1941).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Chris Isaak ranks 52Before him are Chick Corea (1941), Willie Nelson (1933), Stan Getz (1927), Muddy Waters (1913), Thelonious Monk (1917), and Bill Haley (1925). After him are Lionel Richie (1949), Pete Seeger (1919), Alicia Keys (1981), J. J. Cale (1938), Joe Jackson (1928), and Joe Satriani (1956).

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