Jerry Cantrell

1966 - Today

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Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist, and main songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerry Cantrell has received more than 4,388,388 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Jerry Cantrell is the 1,876th most popular musician (down from 1,513th in 2019), the 9,533rd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,551st in 2019) and the 723rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 4.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 30

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.33

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Jerry Cantrell ranks 1,876 out of 3,175Before him are Chris Stein, Glyn Johns, Ringo Sheena, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Steve Smith, and Lionel Tertis. After him are Jerry Wexler, Sheila Jordan, Kevin Moore, George Russell, Randy Weston, and Fenriz.

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Among people born in 1966, Jerry Cantrell ranks 318Before him are Zoran Savić, Sami Bouajila, Tony Yeboah, Christian Kracht, Aigars Kalvītis, and Guy Delisle. After him are Benito Archundia, Traylor Howard, Hauschka, Eric Rudolph, Jee Seok-jin, and Lucía Etxebarría.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerry Cantrell ranks 9,533 out of 20,380Before him are Grove Karl Gilbert (1843), Don Frye (1965), Renée Richards (1934), Henry McMaster (1947), Bob Bradley (1958), and Daniel Brandenstein (1943). After him are Inga Swenson (1932), Marty Riessen (1941), Adam Savage (1967), Jerry Wexler (1917), Sheila Jordan (1928), and Richard Dix (1893).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jerry Cantrell ranks 723Before him are Nelson Riddle (1921), Don Williams (1939), Paul Motian (1931), John Sebastian (1944), Chris Stein (1950), and Steve Smith (1954). After him are Jerry Wexler (1917), Sheila Jordan (1928), Kevin Moore (1967), George Russell (1923), Randy Weston (1926), and Blue Mitchell (1930).