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Janis Ian

1951 - Today

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Janis Ian (born Janis Eddy Fink; April 7, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter who was most commercially successful in the 1960s and 1970s. Her signature songs are the 1966/67 hit "Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking)" and the 1975 Top Ten single "At Seventeen", from her LP Between the Lines, which in September 1975 reached no. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Janis Ian has received more than 2,270,320 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Janis Ian is the 1,381st most popular musician (down from 1,319th in 2019), the 6,870th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,534th in 2019) and the 526th most popular American Musician.

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  • 2.3M

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  • 46.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 26

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.33

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Janis Ian ranks 1,381 out of 2,662Before her are Miyavi, Patrick Moraz, Timothy B. Schmit, Darryl Jones, Marc-André Hamelin, and Rabih Abou-Khalil. After her are Shawn Crahan, Mark Evans, Alexander Brailowsky, Vinny Appice, Nat Adderley, and Sven Väth.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1951, Janis Ian ranks 334Before her are Celia Weston, Alexander Belov, Marco Antônio, Zhaksylyk Ushkempirov, Ray Kennedy, and Zoltán Ribli. After her are Ali Farzat, Dean Barrow, Bill Frisell, Don Quarrie, Heinrich Schiff, and Pyotr Mamonov.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Janis Ian ranks 6,870 out of 18,182Before her are Donald Wills Douglas Sr. (1892), Arthur Barnard (1929), Justin Gatlin (1982), Christopher Jones (1941), Michael Lerner (1941), and John Carmack (1970). After her are Sid Caesar (1922), Shawn Crahan (1969), Anna Katharine Green (1846), Edwin Foster Coddington (1870), James J. Jeffries (1875), and L. Scott Caldwell (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Janis Ian ranks 526Before her are Chuck Mangione (1940), Buddy DeFranco (1923), Dan Hartman (1950), Dizzy Reed (1963), Timothy B. Schmit (1947), and Darryl Jones (1961). After her are Shawn Crahan (1969), Vinny Appice (1957), Nat Adderley (1931), Jim Root (1971), John Lurie (1952), and Blind Blake (1893).

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