Jimmy Smith

1925 - 2005

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James Oscar Smith (December 8, 1925 or 1928 – February 8, 2005) was an American jazz musician whose albums often charted on Billboard magazine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jimmy Smith has received more than 114,780 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Jimmy Smith is the 605th most popular musician (down from 504th in 2019), the 3,159th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,526th in 2019) and the 205th most popular American Musician.

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  • 25

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  • 3.95

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  • 3.14

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Jimmy Smith ranks 605 out of 2,675Before him are Jim Hall, Suzanne Vega, Alan Wilder, Ahmet Ertegun, Vinnie Vincent, and Euronymous. After him are Tim Rice, Lee Morgan, Smokey Robinson, James Burton, Willie Dixon, and Eddie Vedder.

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Among people born in 1925, Jimmy Smith ranks 163Before him are Ali Hassan Mwinyi, Laura Ashley, Kalle Svensson, Serge Dassault, Farley Granger, and Doris Hart. After him are Roger Hanin, Charles Chaplin Jr., Paul Wild, Michel Bouquet, Gregorio Conrado Álvarez, and Rabah Bitat. Among people deceased in 2005, Jimmy Smith ranks 105Before him are Hermann Bondi, Kocheril R. Narayanan, Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Teresa Wright, Ralph Erskine, and Tonino Delli Colli. After him are Alexander Gomelsky, Eduardo Paolozzi, Link Wray, Alain Bombard, Andrea Dworkin, and Jair da Rosa Pinto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jimmy Smith ranks 3,159 out of 15,968Before him are William Stewart Halsted (1852), Dean Rusk (1909), Vinnie Vincent (1952), Mel Blanc (1908), Ross Perot (1930), and David Blaine (1973). After him are Dyan Cannon (1937), Ted Levine (1957), Lee Morgan (1938), Bruce Beutler (1957), Sean Astin (1971), and LP (1981).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Jimmy Smith ranks 205Before him are Ahmad Jamal (1930), Wanda Jackson (1937), Chad Smith (1961), Jim Hall (1930), Suzanne Vega (1959), and Vinnie Vincent (1952). After him are Lee Morgan (1938), Smokey Robinson (1940), James Burton (1939), Willie Dixon (1915), Eddie Vedder (1964), and Charlie Haden (1937).