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GG Allin

1956 - 1993

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Kevin Michael "GG" Allin (born Jesus Christ Allin; August 29, 1956 – June 28, 1993) was an American punk rock musician and songwriter who performed and recorded with many groups during his career. Allin was best known for his controversial live performances, which often featured transgressive acts, including self-mutilation and assaulting audience members, for which he was arrested and imprisoned on multiple occasions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of GG Allin has received more than 5,402,151 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). GG Allin is the 668th most popular musician (up from 892nd in 2019), the 3,416th most popular biography from United States (up from 4,289th in 2019) and the 227th most popular American Musician.

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  • 63.47

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  • 27

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  • 3.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, GG Allin ranks 668 out of 2,675Before him are Mitsuko Uchida, Ray Davies, Damon Albarn, Charley Patton, Tito Jackson, and Eric Singer. After him are Frans Brüggen, Zequinha de Abreu, Jerry Garcia, Tony Banks, Josef Suk, and Steven Van Zandt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1956, GG Allin ranks 112Before him are La Toya Jackson, Georg Gänswein, Boris Akunin, Mansour Bahrami, Brett Cullen, and Bob Saget. After him are Philip Kerr, Mimi Rogers, Gregg L. Semenza, Keiichi Tsuchiya, Iveta Radičová, and Jean-Pierre Thiollet. Among people deceased in 1993, GG Allin ranks 99Before him are Reuben Fine, Christian Metz, Emile Ardolino, Jan Gies, Richard Jordan, and Henry Hazlitt. After him are Stanley Myers, William L. Shirer, Robert Jacobsen, Ugo Locatelli, Oliver Tambo, and Guido Masetti.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, GG Allin ranks 3,416 out of 15,968Before him are Henry Hazlitt (1894), Paul Winfield (1939), Kevin Peter Hall (1955), Todd Phillips (1970), Bob Saget (1956), and Jack Sharkey (1902). After him are James F. Byrnes (1882), Vanessa Williams (1963), John Paine (1870), Nate Thurmond (1941), Gregory Corso (1930), and Michael Dukakis (1933).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, GG Allin ranks 227Before him are Bix Beiderbecke (1903), Sam Phillips (1923), Joan Jett (1958), Charley Patton (1891), Tito Jackson (1953), and Eric Singer (1958). After him are Jerry Garcia (1942), Steven Van Zandt (1950), Michael Stipe (1960), Fats Waller (1904), Maceo Parker (1943), and Eric Dolphy (1928).