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Dick Taylor

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Richard Clifford Taylor (born 28 January 1943) is an English musician, best known as the guitarist and founding member of The Pretty Things. Taylor was an early member of the Rolling Stones, playing guitar and bass guitar, but left the band to resume his studies at Sidcup Art College. While there he formed the Pretty Things in September 1963. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dick Taylor has received more than 435,060 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Dick Taylor is the 454th most popular musician (up from 633rd in 2019), the 1,503rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,936th in 2019) and the 89th most popular British Musician.

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  • 55.58

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  • 16

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  • 5.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Dick Taylor ranks 454 out of 2,662Before him are Tansen, Richie Sambora, Jacob Gade, Billy Ray Cyrus, Loreena McKennitt, and King Oliver. After him are Dennis Wilson, Bill Ward, Isao Tomita, Manitas de Plata, Yann Tiersen, and Philly Joe Jones.

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Among people born in 1943, Dick Taylor ranks 165Before him are Randy Newman, Stanley Kamel, Bob Woodward, Roberto Boninsegna, Lin Shaye, and J. T. Walsh. After him are Ramón Sampedro, Rodney Alcala, Edward Herrmann, Bill Duke, Barry Manilow, and Ronnie Spector.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Dick Taylor ranks 1,503 out of 7,765Before him are Norman Davies (1939), Alan Baker (1939), David Edward Hughes (1831), Sister Nivedita (1867), Alexander Cunningham (1814), and Ciarán Hinds (1953). After him are John Martin (1789), Sidney Paget (1860), Bill Ward (1948), Lord William Bentinck (1774), N. R. Pogson (1829), and Algernon Blackwood (1869).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Dick Taylor ranks 89Before him are Paul Rodgers (1949), Greg Lake (1947), Alvin Lee (1944), George Young (1946), Donovan (1946), and Robert Wyatt (1945). After him are Bill Ward (1948), Roger Hodgson (1950), Ian McDonald (1946), Steve Hackett (1950), Rick Davies (1944), and Jeff Lynne (1947).