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Ike Turner

1931 - 2007

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Izear Luster "Ike" Turner Jr. (November 5, 1931 – December 12, 2007) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, record producer, and talent scout. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ike Turner has received more than 9,733,027 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Ike Turner is the 141st most popular musician (up from 221st in 2019), the 838th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,282nd in 2019) and the 41st most popular American Musician.

Ike Turner is most famous for his work as a musician.

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  • 9.7M

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  • 63.37

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  • 45

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  • 4.03

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  • 4.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Ike Turner ranks 141 out of 2,662Before him are Cliff Richard, Ice-T, David Guetta, Itzhak Perlman, Lionel Richie, and Dizzy Gillespie. After him are Ian Stewart, Ritchie Valens, Hans von Bülow, James Hetfield, Malcolm Young, and Nick Mason.

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Among people born in 1931, Ike Turner ranks 40Before him are Aldo Rossi, Syukuro Manabe, Johannes Rau, Martinus J. G. Veltman, James Cronin, and James Earl Jones. After him are Larry Hagman, Caterina Valente, Kakuichi Mimura, Khieu Samphan, Anne Bancroft, and Michael Lonsdale. Among people deceased in 2007, Ike Turner ranks 22Before him are Sidney Sheldon, Maurice Béjart, Benazir Bhutto, Deborah Kerr, Jean-Pierre Cassel, and Ryszard Kapuściński. After him are Barry Nelson, Ernst Otto Fischer, Momofuku Ando, Kai Siegbahn, Nils Liedholm, and Richard Rorty.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ike Turner ranks 838 out of 18,182Before him are Ed O'Neill (1946), Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. (1888), Raymond Carver (1938), James Cromwell (1940), James Earl Jones (1931), and Robert Hofstadter (1915). After him are Joe DiMaggio (1914), Brian Dennehy (1938), John Franklin Enders (1897), Larry Hagman (1931), George Minot (1885), and Mickey Rooney (1920).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Ike Turner ranks 41Before him are Alice Cooper (1948), Quincy Jones (1933), Ray Manzarek (1939), Ice-T (1958), Lionel Richie (1949), and Dizzy Gillespie (1917). After him are Ritchie Valens (1941), James Hetfield (1963), Thelonious Monk (1917), Stan Getz (1927), Don Cherry (1936), and Dave Brubeck (1920).