Cliff Martinez

1954 - Today

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Cliff Martinez (born February 5, 1954) is an American musician and composer. Early in his career, Martinez was known as a drummer notably with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Captain Beefheart. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cliff Martinez has received more than 796,633 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Cliff Martinez is the 1,143rd most popular musician (up from 1,212th in 2019), the 5,666th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,804th in 2019) and the 440th most popular American Musician.

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  • 800k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.68

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Cliff Martinez ranks 1,143 out of 2,675Before him are Timo Tolkki, Andrew Loog Oldham, Issay Dobrowen, Blind Willie Johnson, Jason Bonham, and Lester Bowie. After him are Tommy Johnson, Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Drew, Seasick Steve, Jim Keltner, and Duane Eddy.

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Among people born in 1954, Cliff Martinez ranks 218Before him are Ken Stott, Mark Tornillo, Jaume Bartumeu, Vladimir Smirnov, Esko Aho, and David Keith. After him are Eliseo Salazar, Benoît Sokal, Joep Lange, Catherine O'Hara, Michael Sembello, and Lawrence M. Krauss.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Cliff Martinez ranks 5,666 out of 15,968Before him are Janice Dickinson (1955), Alex Katz (1927), Shirley Verrett (1931), Charles Daniels (1885), John Slattery (1962), and William Porter (1926). After him are Craig Mello (1960), Michael Dell (1965), Norman Vincent Peale (1898), Tommy Johnson (1896), Wynton Marsalis (1961), and Edward Platt (1916).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Cliff Martinez ranks 440Before him are Gene Clark (1944), Bill Monroe (1911), John Abercrombie (1944), Charlie Mariano (1923), Blind Willie Johnson (1897), and Lester Bowie (1941). After him are Tommy Johnson (1896), Wynton Marsalis (1961), Kenny Drew (1928), Seasick Steve (1951), Jim Keltner (1942), and Duane Eddy (1938).