George Benson

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George Benson

George Washington Benson (born March 22, 1943) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He began his professional career at the age of 21 as a jazz guitarist. A former child prodigy, Benson first came to prominence in the 1960s, playing soul jazz with Jack McDuff and others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Benson has received more than 1,812,097 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 191st most popular singer.

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  • 1.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.16

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 37

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, George Benson ranks 191 out of 3,001Before him are Udo Jürgens, Petula Clark, Boris Christoff, David Coverdale, Kyu Sakamoto, and Chris Norman. After him are Tori Amos, Joan Sutherland, Vicky Leandros, Caterina Valente, Birgit Nilsson, and Tom Morello.

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Among people born in 1943, George Benson ranks 68Before him are Jerry Bruckheimer, Raffaella Carrà, Neale Donald Walsch, Mariss Jansons, Esma Redžepova, and Yohji Yamamoto. After him are Joni Mitchell, Ken Thompson, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vint Cerf, Eduard Limonov, and John Denver.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Benson ranks 1,217 out of 12,171Before him are Scott Glenn (1939), Rip Torn (1931), Andrew S. Tanenbaum (1944), Kirk Hammett (1962), Farrah Fawcett (1947), and Shelley Duvall (1949). After him are John Dickson Carr (1906), Tori Amos (1963), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Paul Krugman (1953), Ben Stiller (1965), and Eddie Cochran (1938).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, George Benson ranks 60Before him are Kenny Rogers (1938), Mario Lanza (1921), Dr. Dre (1965), Britney Spears (1981), Otis Redding (1941), and Bessie Smith (1894). After him are Tori Amos (1963), Tom Morello (1964), Courtney Love (1964), John Fogerty (1945), Axl Rose (1962), and Meat Loaf (1947).