Duane Eddy

1938 - Today

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Duane Eddy (born April 26, 1938) is an American instrumental rock guitarist. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, he had a string of hit records produced by Lee Hazlewood, which were noted for their characteristically "twangy" sound, including "Rebel-'Rouser", "Peter Gunn", and "Because They're Young". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duane Eddy has received more than 985,828 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Duane Eddy is the 1,149th most popular musician (down from 1,049th in 2019), the 5,694th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,026th in 2019) and the 446th most popular American Musician.

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  • 25

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  • 2.35

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  • 4.03

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Among musicians, Duane Eddy ranks 1,149 out of 2,675Before him are Cliff Martinez, Tommy Johnson, Wynton Marsalis, Kenny Drew, Seasick Steve, and Jim Keltner. After him are Emanuel Ax, Lou Donaldson, Shawn Crahan, Donald Fagen, Gram Parsons, and Gerald Moore.

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Among people born in 1938, Duane Eddy ranks 311Before him are Mahmoud El-Gohary, Janet Reno, Aristide Guarneri, Severino Reija, Urs Widmer, and Victor Buono. After him are Rafael Osuna, Betty Cuthbert, Werner Olk, Jon Sobrino, Murtala Mohammed, and Valentin Mankin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Duane Eddy ranks 5,694 out of 15,968Before him are Grace Moore (1898), Maria Tallchief (1925), Richard Bong (1920), Jim Keltner (1942), Arthur Freed (1894), and Victor Buono (1938). After him are Carl A. Wirtanen (1910), Bobby Womack (1944), Stephen Sommers (1962), Steve Allen (1921), Lou Donaldson (1926), and Scott Caan (1976).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Duane Eddy ranks 446Before him are Cliff Martinez (1954), Tommy Johnson (1896), Wynton Marsalis (1961), Kenny Drew (1928), Seasick Steve (1951), and Jim Keltner (1942). After him are Lou Donaldson (1926), Shawn Crahan (1969), Donald Fagen (1948), Gram Parsons (1946), Blind Willie McTell (1898), and Michael Sembello (1954).