Gene Vincent

1935 - 1971

Gene Vincent

Vincent Eugene Craddock (May 26, 1935 – October 12, 1971), known as Gene Vincent, was an American musician who pioneered the styles of rock and roll and rockabilly. His 1956 top ten hit with his Blue Caps, "Be-Bop-a-Lula", is considered a significant early example of rockabilly. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Vincent has received more than 877,764 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 239th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 880k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.36

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Gene Vincent ranks 239 out of 3,001Before him are Sade, Chris Cornell, Frida Boccara, Van Morrison, Sonny Bono, and Lil Wayne. After him are Lucia Popp, Teresa Berganza, Gianni Morandi, Glenn Hughes, Psy, and Jussi Björling.

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Among people born in 1935, Gene Vincent ranks 70Before him are Ron Paul, Bent Larsen, Charles Duke, Roger B. Chaffee, Sonny Bono, and Floyd Patterson. After him are Forough Farrokhzad, António Ramalho Eanes, Satoshi Ōmura, Toni Sailer, Valeri Kubasov, and André Brink. Among people deceased in 1971, Gene Vincent ranks 39Before him are Diane Arbus, Pier Angeli, W. O. Bentley, Bernardo Houssay, Raoul Hausmann, and Violet Jessop. After him are Jo Siffert, Georgy Dobrovolsky, Roy O. Disney, Shigeyoshi Suzuki, Vladislav Volkov, and Philippe Thys.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Vincent ranks 1,554 out of 12,171Before him are Stonewall Jackson (1824), Richard Fleischer (1916), Stanley Tucci (1960), Linda Hunt (1945), Jordan Belfort (1962), and Lil Wayne (1982). After him are Chris Evans (1981), Isamu Noguchi (1904), Woody Guthrie (1912), Robert J. Flaherty (1884), John Backus (1924), and Jack Black (1969).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Gene Vincent ranks 77Before him are Dionne Warwick (1940), Sam Cooke (1931), Beyoncé (1981), Chris Cornell (1964), Sonny Bono (1935), and Lil Wayne (1982). After him are Phil Ochs (1940), Cab Calloway (1907), Connie Francis (1938), Laura Branigan (1952), Eric Adams (1952), and Debbie Harry (1945).