Joe South

1940 - 2012

Joe South

Joe South (born Joseph Alfred Souter; February 28, 1940 – September 5, 2012) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe South has received more than 406,548 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,492nd most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 410k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.97

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.99

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Joe South ranks 1,495 out of 2,258Before him are Roger Miller, Lucky Dube, Richard Ashcroft, Tom DeLonge, Ric Ocasek, and Anders Fridén. After him are Don Diablo, Ilaiyaraaja, Iryna Bilyk, Robin Schulz, Randy Edelman, and David Bedford.

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Among people born in 1940, Joe South ranks 334Before him are John Lewis, John Warnock, Wolfgang Paul, Patrick Leahy, Dallas Long, and Dave DeBusschere. After him are Kenneth Clarke, Mariette Hartley, Ellie Greenwich, Gary Kurtz, Otacílio Gonçalves, and Mary Ellen Mark. Among people deceased in 2012, Joe South ranks 302Before him are Earl Scruggs, Sherman Hemsley, Ronald Stretton, Oswaldo Payá, Piermario Morosini, and Jacques Barzun. After him are Art Larsen, Sheikh Mukhtar Mohamed Hussein, Albert George Wilson, Bob Welch, Susan Tyrrell, and Johnny Otis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Joe South ranks 7,159 out of 12,171Before him are John Layfield (1966), Ric Ocasek (1949), Ken Howard (1944), Pauline Betz (1919), Luther Adler (1903), and Oliver Otis Howard (1830). After him are Ruth Roman (1922), Paul Heyman (1965), Ava Max (1994), Halsey (1994), Ed Begley Jr. (1949), and Vondie Curtis-Hall (1950).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Joe South ranks 588Before him are Jimmie Vaughan (null), Jimmy Dorsey (1904), Travis Barker (1975), Jack Johnson (1975), Tom DeLonge (1975), and Ric Ocasek (1949). After him are Randy Edelman (1947), Booker T. Jones (1944), Kevin Jonas (1987), Dickey Betts (1943), Booker Ervin (1930), and Mike Mills (1958).