Jim Morrison

1943 - 1971

Jim Morrison

James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, songwriter and poet, who served as the lead vocalist of the rock band The Doors. Due to his wild personality, poetic lyrics, his widely recognized voice, unpredictable and erratic performances, and the dramatic circumstances surrounding his life and early death, Morrison is regarded by music critics and fans as one of the most iconic and influential frontmen in rock history. Since his death, his fame has endured as one of popular culture's most rebellious and oft-displayed icons, representing the generation gap and youth counterculture.Together with Ray Manzarek, Morrison co-founded the Doors during the summer of 1965 in Venice, California. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jim Morrison has received more than 11,819,516 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 12M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 74.48

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 102

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.97

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jim Morrison ranks 14 out of 3,001Before him are Charles Aznavour, David Bowie, Julio Iglesias, Tina Turner, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, and Joan Baez. After him are Johnny Cash, Montserrat Caballé, Demis Roussos, Enrico Caruso, Adriano Celentano, and Tupac Shakur.

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Among people born in 1943, Jim Morrison ranks 5Before him are Janis Joplin, Lech Wałęsa, Robert De Niro, and Julio Iglesias. After him are George Harrison, Catherine Deneuve, Bobby Fischer, Sharon Tate, Queen Silvia of Sweden, Vangelis, and Mick Jagger. Among people deceased in 1971, Jim Morrison ranks 5Before him are Nikita Khrushchev, Coco Chanel, Igor Stravinsky, and Louis Armstrong. After him are György Lukács, Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, François Duvalier, Fernandel, Lawrence Bragg, and Paul Karrer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jim Morrison ranks 99 out of 12,171Before him are Frank Lloyd Wright (1867), Bill Clinton (1946), Lyndon B. Johnson (1908), Dustin Hoffman (1937), Milton Friedman (1912), and Joan Baez (1941). After him are Linus Pauling (1901), H. P. Lovecraft (1890), Johnny Cash (1932), Michael Douglas (1944), Sitting Bull (1831), and Grace Kelly (1929).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jim Morrison ranks 7Before him are Elvis Presley (1935), Janis Joplin (1943), Maria Callas (1923), Frank Sinatra (1915), Tina Turner (1939), and Joan Baez (1941). After him are Johnny Cash (1932), Tupac Shakur (1971), James Brown (1933), Patti Smith (1946), Barbra Streisand (1942), and Ella Fitzgerald (1917).