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Jackie DeShannon

1941 - Today

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Jackie DeShannon (born Sharon Lee Myers, August 21, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter with a string of hit song credits from the 1960s onwards, as both singer and composer. She was one of the first female singer-songwriters of the Rock and Roll period. She is best known as the singer of "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and "Put a Little Love in Your Heart", and as the composer of "When You Walk in the Room" and "Bette Davis Eyes", which were covered by The Searchers and Kim Carnes, whose versions have been hits for both these acts. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jackie DeShannon has received more than 1,098,516 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Jackie DeShannon is the 1,559th most popular singer, the 8,593rd most popular biography from United States and the 443rd most popular American Singer.

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  • 1.1M

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  • 55.66

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.08

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among SINGERS

Among singers, Jackie DeShannon ranks 1,559 out of 3,541Before her are Tina Karol, Rosalía, P. P. Arnold, David Miller, Teresa Salgueiro, and LaVern Baker. After her are Seo In-guk, Fabio Lione, Alejandro Fernández, Andrea Corr, Doc Pomus, and Tony Kakko.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1941, Jackie DeShannon ranks 419Before her are Juliet Mills, Barbara Frischmuth, Dack Rambo, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Armand Forcherio, and Takehide Nakatani. After her are Pascoal Mocumbi, Viktor Anichkin, Iván Menczel, Mogens Frey, Dale Chihuly, and Irma Thomas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jackie DeShannon ranks 8,593 out of 15,968Before her are Jaime Pressly (1977), Nelson Riddle (1921), LaVern Baker (1929), Hal Hartley (1959), Lois Wilson (1894), and Elizabeth Dole (1936). After her are Martha Mansfield (1899), Brad Falchuk (1971), Huell Howser (1945), Roger Smith (1932), Sam Jones (1924), and Gladys George (1904).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jackie DeShannon ranks 443Before her are Lil' Kim (1974), Lloyd Price (1933), Ellen Greene (1951), P. P. Arnold (1946), David Miller (1973), and LaVern Baker (1929). After her are Doc Pomus (1925), Garth Brooks (1962), Chris Barnes (1967), Jonathan Richman (1951), Kendrick Lamar (1987), and Porter Wagoner (1927).