Eddie Hazel

1950 - 1992

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Edward Earl Hazel (April 10, 1950 – December 23, 1992) was an American guitarist and singer in early funk music who played lead guitar with Parliament-Funkadelic. Hazel was a posthumous inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, inducted in 1997 with fifteen other members of Parliament-Funkadelic. His ten-minute guitar solo in the Funkadelic song "Maggot Brain" is hailed as "one of the greatest solos of all time on any instrument". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eddie Hazel has received more than 766,648 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Eddie Hazel is the 1,739th most popular musician (down from 1,648th in 2019), the 8,839th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,326th in 2019) and the 700th most popular Musician.

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Among musicians, Eddie Hazel ranks 1,739 out of 2,662Before him are Gary Holt, Paul Motian, Rex Brown, Jerry Wexler, Mauro Picotto, and Jason Orange. After him are Boris Berezovsky, George Lynch, David Darling, Chris Hillman, Alphonso Johnson, and Dan Ar Braz.

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Among people born in 1950, Eddie Hazel ranks 446Before him are Karmenu Vella, Lothar Kurbjuweit, Tatjana Ždanoka, Jill Stein, Marc Millecamps, and Karina Pankievich. After him are Mitsuru Komaeda, Jhala Nath Khanal, Bob Orton Jr., Anders Linderoth, Loyola de Palacio, and Fernando Pereira. Among people deceased in 1992, Eddie Hazel ranks 216Before him are Klaes Karppinen, Chingiz Mustafayev, Red Mitchell, Kathleen McKane Godfree, Sterling Holloway, and Sidney Nolan. After him are Art Babbitt, Maurice Perrin, Leo Halle, Alexander Almetov, Peter Hirt, and Max Stiepl.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eddie Hazel ranks 8,839 out of 18,182Before him are Tyler Hoechlin (1987), Warren G (1970), Patrice Wymore (1926), Leo Burnett (1891), Dan Henderson (1970), and Laraine Day (1920). After him are Ford Konno (1933), Brian Donlevy (1901), Regina Resnik (1922), Michael Milken (1946), George Lynch (1954), and Robert Spitzer (1932).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Eddie Hazel ranks 700Before him are Allen Collins (1952), Chris Poland (1957), Gary Holt (1964), Paul Motian (1931), Rex Brown (1964), and Jerry Wexler (1917). After him are George Lynch (1954), David Darling (1941), Chris Hillman (1944), Alphonso Johnson (1951), Randy Weston (1926), and Hilary Hahn (1979).