Freddie King

1934 - 1976

Freddie King

Freddie King (September 3, 1934 – December 28, 1976) was an American blues guitarist and singer. He recorded several hits for Federal Records in the early 1960s. His soulful and powerful voice and distinctive guitar style inspired many musicians, particularly guitarists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Freddie King has received more than 740,637 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 421st most popular musician.

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  • 740k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Freddie King ranks 421 out of 2,258Before him are Bob Klose, John Entwistle, Lionel Hampton, John Densmore, Djivan Gasparyan, and Alexander Siloti. After him are Gustavo Santaolalla, Maurice White, Greg Lake, Chris Martin, Eddie Vedder, and Rudolf Serkin.

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Among people born in 1934, Freddie King ranks 113Before him are Paul Cohen, Bill Bixby, Dionigi Tettamanzi, Leonard Kleinrock, Claude Berri, and Otar Iosseliani. After him are Raina Kabaivanska, Fredric Jameson, Jean Ziegler, Van Cliburn, Omar Karami, and Vicar. Among people deceased in 1976, Freddie King ranks 74Before him are Gottfried von Cramm, Mickey Cohen, Yukio Goto, David Elazar, Evert Taube, and Howlin' Wolf. After him are Duarte Nuno, Duke of Braganza, Alexander Lippisch, Géza Anda, Kálmán Kalocsay, Wilder Penfield, and Adolph Zukor.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Freddie King ranks 2,187 out of 12,171Before him are James M. Cain (1892), William M. Branham (1909), Eva Longoria (1975), Robert Garrett (1875), Darren Aronofsky (1969), and Robert Stroud (1890). After him are Eugene Nida (1914), Henry L. Stimson (1867), Annie Oakley (1860), Lucille Ball (1911), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), and W. Eugene Smith (1918).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Freddie King ranks 130Before him are Pat Metheny (1954), Tico Torres (1953), Cannonball Adderley (1928), Mick Mars (1951), Lionel Hampton (1908), and John Densmore (1944). After him are Maurice White (1941), Eddie Vedder (1964), Philly Joe Jones (1923), Jason Newsted (1963), Grace Slick (1939), and Bud Powell (1924).