MUSICIAN

Joe Strummer

1952 - 2002

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John Graham Mellor (21 August 1952 – 22 December 2002), known professionally as Joe Strummer, was a British musician. He was the co-founder, lyricist, rhythm guitarist, and lead vocalist of punk rock band the Clash, formed in 1976. The Clash's second studio album, Give 'Em Enough Rope (1978), reached No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joe Strummer has received more than 6,622,101 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. Joe Strummer is the 303rd most popular musician (up from 336th in 2019), the 414th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 511th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 6.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.26

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Joe Strummers by language

Over the past year Joe Strummer has had the most page views in the with 900,165 views, followed by Spanish (72,204), and German (68,114). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (61.15%), Egyptian Arabic (37.83%), and Ido (37.07%)

Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Joe Strummer ranks 303 out of 3,175Before him are Jerry Reed, Lisa Gerrard, David Popper, Salif Keita, Barış Manço, and Carl Michael Bellman. After him are Fela Kuti, Cozy Powell, Nicko McBrain, John Densmore, Phil Rudd, and Joe Satriani.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1952, Joe Strummer ranks 81Before him are Teófilo Stevenson, Diana Gabaldon, Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Udo Dirkschneider, Christine Baranski, and Robin Hobb. After him are Nicko McBrain, Ryū Murakami, Bülent Ersoy, Stephen Lang, Mary McDonnell, and Lee Soo-man. Among people deceased in 2002, Joe Strummer ranks 60Before him are Mauro Ramos, Stephen Jay Gould, Henri Verneuil, Hugo Banzer, Agatha Barbara, and John Frankenheimer. After him are Chico Xavier, Shigeo Sugimoto, Abba Eban, Erwin Chargaff, Joaquín Balaguer, and Cyrus Vance.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Joe Strummer ranks 414 out of 1,347Before him are Prusias I of Bithynia (-300), Basil Zaharoff (1849), Henri Verneuil (1920), Metrodorus of Lampsacus (-331), Barış Manço (1943), and Parrhasius (-500). After him are Emine Erdoğan (1955), Kâtip Çelebi (1609), E. M. Antoniadi (1870), Şahin Giray (1745), Bülent Ersoy (1952), and Halide Edib Adıvar (1884).

Among MUSICIANS In Türkiye

Among musicians born in Türkiye, Joe Strummer ranks 2Before him are Barış Manço (1943). After him are İdil Biret (1941), Ahmet Ertegun (1923), Âşık Veysel (1894), Orhan Gencebay (1944), Arif Mardin (1932), Selda Bağcan (1948), Fazıl Say (1970), Arto Tunçboyacıyan (1957), Şehrazat (1952), and Şebnem Ferah (1972).