Christy Moore

1945 - Today

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Christopher Andrew "Christy" Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist. In addition to his significant success as a solo artist, he is one of the founding members of the bands Planxty and Moving Hearts. His first album, Paddy on the Road was recorded with Dominic Behan in 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christy Moore has received more than 1,108,291 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Christy Moore is the 1,929th most popular singer (up from 1,967th in 2019), the 308th most popular biography from Ireland (up from 326th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Irish Singer.

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  • 1.1M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.18

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.72

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Christy Moore ranks 1,929 out of 4,381Before him are Kōji Wada, Christer Björkman, Liv Kristine, Jacek Kaczmarski, Sherine, and Seija Simola. After him are Ja Rule, Kate Smith, Origa, Gaahl, Ralf Scheepers, and Ne-Yo.

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Among people born in 1945, Christy Moore ranks 588Before him are Madhavrao Scindia, Vani Jairam, Hadja Saran Daraba Kaba, Péter Marót, Amjad Ali Khan, and Yves Herbet. After him are Cipriano Chemello, István Juhász, Randy Matson, Georg Volkert, Subhash Ghai, and Eugenie Scott.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, Christy Moore ranks 308 out of 549Before him are George Brent (1904), Tom Kiely (1869), Colm Wilkinson (1944), Milo O'Shea (1926), Tom Crean (1877), and Anne Buttimer (1938). After him are Róisín Murphy (1973), Cecelia Ahern (1981), Frank Harris (1856), Thomas Romney Robinson (1792), Terry Wogan (1938), and Dave Allen (1936).

Among SINGERS In Ireland

Among singers born in Ireland, Christy Moore ranks 8Before him are Bob Geldof (1951), Sinéad O'Connor (1966), Luke Kelly (1940), Barney McKenna (1939), Charlie McGettigan (1950), and Stephen Gately (1976). After him are Róisín Murphy (1973), Nicky Byrne (1978), Damien Rice (1973), Maria Doyle Kennedy (1964), Paul Harrington (1960), and Siobhan Fahey (1958).