Cliff Williams

1949 - Today

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Clifford Williams (born 14 December 1949) is an English musician and singer, best known as the bassist and backing vocalist of the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. He started his professional music career in 1967 and had previously been in the English groups Home and Bandit. His first studio album with AC/DC was Powerage in 1978. Williams was inducted into the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of AC/DC in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cliff Williams has received more than 1,312,727 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Cliff Williams is the 277th most popular musician (up from 291st in 2019), the 1,005th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,026th in 2019) and the 59th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Cliff Williams ranks 277 out of 2,675. Before him are Ian Stewart, Ole Bull, Fela Kuti, Sonny Rollins, Domenico Alberti, and Cozy Powell. After him are Rudolf Schenker, Buddy Rich, Charles Mingus, John Zorn, Salif Keita, and Izzy Stradlin.

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Among people born in 1949, Cliff Williams ranks 69Before him are Vera Wang, Joachim Sauer, Hugh David Politzer, Teófilo Cubillas, Brigitte Bierlein, and Philippe Starck. After him are Salif Keita, Valery Leontiev, Peter Shilton, Horst Ludwig Störmer, Carl Bildt, and Morten Olsen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cliff Williams ranks 1,005 out of 6,924. Before him are Alan Moore (1953), Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Princess Marie of Orléans (1865), Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk (1484), Eugen d'Albert (1864), and Cozy Powell (1947). After him are Mairead Maguire (1944), Robbie Williams (1974), Princess Victoria of the United Kingdom (1868), James Meade (1907), Kenny Baker (1934), and Alexander Mackenzie (1764).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Cliff Williams ranks 59Before him are John Mayall (1933), Roger Daltrey (1944), Alan Parsons (1948), Amy Winehouse (1983), Ian Stewart (1938), and Cozy Powell (1947). After him are Billy Idol (1955), Karl Jenkins (1944), Wallace Hartley (1878), Nicko McBrain (1952), Don Airey (1948), and John McLaughlin (1942).