Duff McKagan

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Michael Andrew "Duff" McKagan (born February 5, 1964), sometimes credited as Duff "Rose" McKagan, is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter and author. He played bass for twelve years in the hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. McKagan rejoined the band in 2016, following their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Toward the end of his first tenure with Guns N' Roses, McKagan released a solo album, Believe in Me (1993), and formed the short-lived supergroup Neurotic Outsiders. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Duff McKagan has received more than 3,335,011 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Duff McKagan is the 230th most popular musician (down from 208th in 2019), the 1,324th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,197th in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Musician.

Duff McKagan is most famous for being the bassist and co-founder of the band Guns N' Roses.

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Among musicians, Duff McKagan ranks 230 out of 2,675Before him are Louis Vierne, Carl Michael Bellman, Georges Prêtre, Count Basie, Leslie Cheung, and Slash. After him are Gidon Kremer, Ginger Baker, Paul Stanley, Narciso Yepes, Steve Harris, and Henryk Szeryng.

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Among people born in 1964, Duff McKagan ranks 27Before him are Rocco Siffredi, Giuseppe Conte, Nigel Farage, Famke Janssen, Guillermo del Toro, and Courtney Love. After him are Ernesto Valverde, Tom Morello, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Cornell, Dražen Petrović, and Roberto Mancini.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Duff McKagan ranks 1,324 out of 15,968Before him are Jack Dempsey (1895), Aaron Spelling (1923), George Minot (1885), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Tom Berenger (1949), and William Boeing (1881). After him are Edmund Kemper (1948), Martin Balsam (1919), Matt LeBlanc (1967), Alan J. Heeger (1936), Henry Gantt (1861), and Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Duff McKagan ranks 65Before him are Israel Kamakawiwoʻole (1959), Eddie Cochran (1938), Fats Domino (1928), Ike Turner (1931), Art Blakey (1919), and Count Basie (1904). After him are Paul Stanley (1952), Marilyn Manson (1969), Scott McKenzie (1939), Jaco Pastorius (1951), Lenny Kravitz (1964), and Mike Portnoy (1967).

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