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Joe Lynn Turner

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Joe Lynn Turner (born Joseph Arthur Mark Linquito, August 2, 1951) is an American singer known for his work in the hard rock bands Rainbow, Yngwie Malmsteen and Deep Purple.During his career, Turner fronted and played guitar with pop rock band Fandango in the late 1970s; and in the early 1980s, he became a member of Rainbow, fronting the band and writing songs with guitarist Ritchie Blackmore and bassist Roger Glover. After Rainbow had disbanded in March 1984, he pursued a solo career, released one album, Rescue You, and sang backing vocals for Billy Joel, Cher, and Michael Bolton along with radio and television jingles. He also collaborated with songwriters Desmond Child and Jack Ponti. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Lynn Turner has received more than 1,237,270 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Joe Lynn Turner is the 362nd most popular singer (down from 351st in 2019), the 2,256th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,198th in 2019) and the 113th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 362 out of 3,528Before him are Ricky Nelson, Anastacia, Alizée, Chris Brown, Denny Doherty, and Manuel García. After him are Kanye West, Laura Pausini, Sabah, Giuditta Pasta, Šaban Šaulić, and Selena Gomez.

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Among people born in 1951, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 83Before him are Ben Feringa, Thomas Boni Yayi, Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti, Edward Witten, Mamoru Oshii, and James Newton Howard. After him are Šaban Šaulić, Isabel Preysler, Horst Hrubesch, Jack Unterweger, Zdravko Čolić, and Laimdota Straujuma.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 2,256 out of 18,182Before him are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Jennifer Jason Leigh (1962), Chris Sarandon (1942), Fred Haise (1933), William A. Wellman (1896), and Pat Hingle (1924). After him are George Wallace (1919), Jessica Biel (1982), Kanye West (1977), Maxwell D. Taylor (1901), Gia Carangi (1960), and Duane Allman (1946).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 113Before him are Roberta Flack (1937), Marc Anthony (1968), Neil Sedaka (1939), Ricky Nelson (1940), Anastacia (1968), and Chris Brown (1989). After him are Kanye West (1977), Selena Gomez (1992), LP (1981), Selena (1971), Katy Perry (1984), and Harry Nilsson (1941).

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