Gene Vincent

1935 - 1971

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Vincent Eugene Craddock (February 11, 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. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Rockabilly Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gene Vincent has received more than 1,071,237 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Gene Vincent is the 250th most popular singer (down from 240th in 2019), the 1,631st most popular biography from United States (down from 1,554th in 2019) and the 81st most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Gene Vincent ranks 250 out of 3,541Before him are Van Morrison, Mory Kanté, Mariska Veres, Lil Wayne, Joey Ramone, and Tito Gobbi. After him are Tarkan, Phil Ochs, Pérez Prado, Georg Ots, Umberto Tozzi, and Kiri Te Kanawa.

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Among people born in 1935, Gene Vincent ranks 70Before him are Zhelyu Zhelev, Bent Larsen, Sonny Bono, Bobby Morrow, Brian Clough, and Masahito, Prince Hitachi. After him are Pranab Mukherjee, Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Toni Sailer, Jack Welch, António Ramalho Eanes, and Vladica Popović. Among people deceased in 1971, Gene Vincent ranks 40Before him are Pier Angeli, Raoul Hausmann, Diane Arbus, Heinz Lammerding, W. O. Bentley, and Roy O. Disney. After him are Archduchess Adelheid of Austria, J. D. Bernal, Violet Jessop, Jo Siffert, Reinhold Niebuhr, and Edie Sedgwick.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gene Vincent ranks 1,631 out of 15,968Before him are Josh Brolin (1968), Kenneth G. Wilson (1936), Marcheline Bertrand (1950), Ed McBain (1926), Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), and Don DeLillo (1936). After him are Jack Vance (1916), Fred Haise (1933), Juliet Anderson (1938), Daniel Davis (1945), Walt Whitman Rostow (1916), and Lewis Hine (1874).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Gene Vincent ranks 81Before him are John Fogerty (1945), Carole King (1942), Sonny Bono (1935), Axl Rose (1962), Lil Wayne (1982), and Joey Ramone (1951). After him are Phil Ochs (1940), Connie Francis (1938), Anthony Kiedis (1962), Eartha Kitt (1927), Cass Elliot (1941), and Hank Williams (1923).