Joe Lynn Turner

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Joe Lynn Turner (born Joseph Arthur Mark Linquito, August 2, 1951) is an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, and producer. He is known for his work in the hard rock bands Rainbow, Yngwie J. 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, and producer, 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Lynn Turner has received more than 944,555 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Joe Lynn Turner is the 352nd most popular singer (down from 288th in 2019), the 2,199th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,736th in 2019) and the 114th most popular American Singer.

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Among singers, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 352 out of 3,541Before him are Christophe, Youssou N'Dour, Sabrina Salerno, Sacha Distel, Ricky Martin, and Warda Al-Jazairia. After him are Viktor Tsoi, Iva Zanicchi, Joseph Kobzon, Ali Farka Touré, Kim Carnes, and Mariah Carey.

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Among people born in 1951, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 73Before him are Javier Marías, Chris Cooper, Joe Pantoliano, Alexander Sokurov, James Newton Howard, and Fernando Lugo. After him are Edward Witten, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Barry Marshall, Fatmir Sejdiu, Dee Dee Ramone, and Beverly D'Angelo.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 2,199 out of 15,968Before him are Geraldine Page (1924), James Montgomery Flagg (1877), Ted Danson (1947), Siri Hustvedt (1955), Vincent Schiavelli (1948), and Yaphet Kotto (1939). After him are Gary Ridgway (1949), Betty Friedan (1921), Douglas Osheroff (1945), Irvin Kershner (1923), Edith Head (1897), and Daniel Ellsberg (1931).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Joe Lynn Turner ranks 114Before him are Michael Bolton (1953), Stevie Nicks (1948), George Strait (1952), R. Kelly (1967), Neil Sedaka (1939), and Roberta Flack (1937). After him are Kim Carnes (1945), Mariah Carey (1969), Chubby Checker (1941), Lisa Marie Presley (1968), Karen Carpenter (1950), and Eazy-E (1964).

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