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Dusty Hill

1949 - 2021

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Joe Michael "Dusty" Hill (May 19, 1949 – July 28, 2021) was an American musician who was the bassist of the rock band ZZ Top for more than 50 years. He also sang lead and backing vocals and played keyboards. Hill was born in Dallas, Texas. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dusty Hill has received more than 4,105,587 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Dusty Hill is the 294th most popular singer (up from 851st in 2019), the 1,866th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,851st in 2019) and the 94th most popular American Singer.

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  • 4.1M

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  • 57.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 27

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.39

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Dusty Hill ranks 294 out of 3,528Before him are Bill Withers, Wolf Biermann, Solomon Burke, Glenn Hughes, Albert Hammond, and Gene Vincent. After him are Tarkan, Vicky Leandros, George Strait, DJ Khaled, Carole King, and Iva Zanicchi.

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Among people born in 1949, Dusty Hill ranks 89Before him are Morten Olsen, Paloma Picasso, Arif Alvi, Gary Ridgway, Salif Keita, and Sergei Bagapsh. After him are Alan García, Ward Cunningham, Vicky Leandros, Larry Holmes, Vera Wang, and Billy Gibbons. Among people deceased in 2021, Dusty Hill ranks 120Before him are Marion Ramsey, Kenneth Kaunda, Franco Battiato, Christian Boltanski, Jimmy Greaves, and Lee "Scratch" Perry. After him are Yaphet Kotto, Carmen Salinas, Olympia Dukakis, Didier Ratsiraka, Justo Gallego Martínez, and Edmond H. Fischer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dusty Hill ranks 1,866 out of 18,182Before him are Henry Heimlich (1920), Clark L. Hull (1884), Michael Biehn (1956), Gene Vincent (1935), Charles W. Morris (1903), and John Densmore (1944). After him are Helen Hayes (1900), Dickinson W. Richards (1895), Kelly Preston (1962), Yaphet Kotto (1939), Jack Vance (1916), and Jaclyn Smith (1945).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Dusty Hill ranks 94Before him are Stevie Nicks (1948), R. Kelly (1967), Eartha Kitt (1927), Bill Withers (1938), Solomon Burke (1936), and Gene Vincent (1935). After him are George Strait (1952), DJ Khaled (1975), Carole King (1942), Busta Rhymes (1972), Billy Preston (1946), and Phil Ochs (1940).