MUSICIAN

Geezer Butler

1949 - Today

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Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler (born 17 July 1949) is a British musician and songwriter. He is best known as the bassist and primary lyricist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. He has also recorded and performed with Heaven & Hell, GZR, and Ozzy Osbourne. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Geezer Butler has received more than 1,791,788 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Geezer Butler is the 321st most popular musician (up from 443rd in 2019), the 1,124th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,441st in 2019) and the 66th most popular British Musician.

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  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 67.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.72

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Geezer Butler ranks 321 out of 2,675Before him are Beck, Leonid Kogan, Albert King, Wilhelm Backhaus, Don Airey, and John McLaughlin. After him are Khaled, Jan Garbarek, Johnny Ramone, Dionisio Aguado y García, PJ Harvey, and Peggy Lee.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1949, Geezer Butler ranks 78Before him are Peter Shilton, Horst Ludwig Störmer, Carl Bildt, Morten Olsen, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, and Miuccia Prada. After him are Alan García, Paloma Picasso, Twiggy, Andy Kaufman, Annie Leibovitz, and Elizabeth George.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Geezer Butler ranks 1,124 out of 6,924Before him are William Jones (1675), Eadgyth (910), Edward Gordon Craig (1872), Don Airey (1948), Samuel Pepys (1633), and John McLaughlin (1942). After him are Anne Hyde (1637), Martin Frobisher (1535), William Whewell (1794), Reginald Johnston (1874), Geoffrey II, Duke of Brittany (1158), and Andy Whitfield (1971).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Geezer Butler ranks 66Before him are Billy Idol (1955), Karl Jenkins (1944), Wallace Hartley (1878), Nicko McBrain (1952), Don Airey (1948), and John McLaughlin (1942). After him are PJ Harvey (1969), Ken Hensley (1945), John Entwistle (1944), Dave Murray (1956), Bill Ward (1948), and Jack Bruce (1943).