Elmore James

1918 - 1963

Elmore James

Elmore James (January 27, 1918 – May 24, 1963) was an American blues guitarist, singer, songwriter and bandleader. He was known as "King of the Slide Guitar" and was noted for his use of loud amplification and his stirring voice. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elmore James has received more than 482,204 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 437th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 480k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Elmore James ranks 437 out of 2,258Before him are Lee "Scratch" Perry, Jørgen Ingmann, Jason Newsted, Grace Slick, Bud Powell, and Al Di Meola. After him are Krystian Zimerman, Eddie Van Halen, Van Cliburn, John Frusciante, Jelly Roll Morton, and Donovan.

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Among people born in 1918, Elmore James ranks 89Before him are Helmut Lent, Kevin A. Lynch, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Huber Matos, Theodore Sturgeon, and W. Eugene Smith. After him are Raimon Panikkar, Ben Johnson, Antonín Mrkos, Borys Paton, Massimo Girotti, and Dora Ratjen. Among people deceased in 1963, Elmore James ranks 53Before him are Jacob Gade, Sivananda Saraswati, W. E. B. Du Bois, Jacobus Oud, Robert Stroud, and Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel. After him are Ferenc Fricsay, Seth Barnes Nicholson, Alexander Marinesko, Adrian Carton de Wiart, Rikidōzan, and Dinah Washington.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Elmore James ranks 177 out of 374Before him are Ryu Gwansun (1902), Baba Tahir (947), Ali Daei (1969), Daqiqi (1000), Al-Shahrastani (1086), and Jafar Panahi (1960). After him are Mohammad-Hossein Shahriar (1906), Al-Baydawi (1201), Sasan (null), Googoosh (1950), Ahmad Shamlou (1925), and Mandane of Media (-584).

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Among musicians born in Iran, Elmore James ranks 1

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