James Williamson

1949 - Today

James Williamson

James Robert Williamson (born October 29, 1949) is an American guitarist, songwriter, record producer and electronics engineer. He was a member of the iconic proto-punk rock band The Stooges, notably on the influential album Raw Power and in the reformed Stooges from 2009 to 2016. Between his stints in music, Williamson worked in Silicon Valley developing computer chips. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Williamson has received more than 9,951 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,713th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 10k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 38.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.69

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, James Williamson ranks 1,716 out of 2,258Before him are Jason Orange, Adam Jones, Josh Dun, Josh White, Oscar Dronjak, and Otis Blackwell. After him are Phil Collen, Farin Urlaub, Headhunterz, Marin Alsop, Meredith Brooks, and Coco Lee.

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Among people born in 1949, James Williamson ranks 467Before him are Sunil Gavaskar, Tom Watson, Scott Turow, Jerome Apt, Pat Rice, and Rakesh Roshan. After him are Ian Charleson, Mike Moore, Jamaica Kincaid, Giuseppe Sabadini, Brian Kidd, and Rick Rosenthal.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Williamson ranks 8,270 out of 12,171Before him are Clayton Moore (1914), Kerri Walsh Jennings (1978), Nicholas F. Brady (1930), Frederick Hauck (1941), Frank Whaley (1963), and Adele Goldberg (1945). After him are S. E. Hinton (1948), Gary Herbert (1947), Chavo Guerrero Jr. (1970), Chelsea Manning (1987), Diana Scarwid (1955), and Braun Strowman (1983).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, James Williamson ranks 683Before him are Johnny Van Zant (1960), Buzz Osborne (1964), Vonda Shepard (1963), Jason White (1973), Post Malone (1995), and Adam Jones (1965). After him are Marin Alsop (1956), Meredith Brooks (1958), Reginald Arvizu (1969), Les Claypool (1963), Jon Schaffer (1968), and Jimmy Webb (1946).