John Farnham

1949 - Today

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John Peter Farnham AO (born 1 July 1949) is a British-born Australian singer. Farnham was a teen pop idol from 1967 until 1979, billed then as Johnny Farnham, but has since forged a career as an adult contemporary singer. His career has mostly been as a solo artist, although he replaced Glenn Shorrock as lead singer of Little River Band from 1982 to 1985.In September 1986, his solo single "You're the Voice" peaked at No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Farnham has received more than 1,446,435 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). John Farnham is the 1,453rd most popular singer (down from 1,222nd in 2019), the 4,006th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,264th in 2019) and the 163rd most popular British Singer.

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  • 20

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  • 3.67

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Among singers, John Farnham ranks 1,453 out of 3,541Before him are Lio, Peabo Bryson, Nicky Jam, Sally Yeh, Emma Shapplin, and Ishtar. After him are Jagjit Singh, Arsenie Todiraș, Xavier Naidoo, Caro Emerald, Jorge Drexler, and Gangubai Hangal.

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Among people born in 1949, John Farnham ranks 446Before him are Enrique Wolff, Dave Greenfield, Homi K. Bhabha, María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, Claude Papi, and Armin Shimerman. After him are Pauline Marois, Anita Borg, Robert Berdella, Gennady Novitsky, Olga Morozova, and Ulla Schmidt.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Farnham ranks 4,006 out of 6,924Before him are Sean Pertwee (1964), John Campbell, 2nd Duke of Argyll (1680), Charlotte Riley (1981), Frances O'Connor (1967), Leigh Hunt (1784), and David Storey (1933). After him are James D'Arcy (1975), Horace Lamb (1849), Nicholas Hawksmoor (1661), Mark Selby (1983), Luke Goss (1968), and Pat Barker (1943).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, John Farnham ranks 163Before him are Phil Mogg (1948), Paul Day (1956), Brendan Perry (1959), Heather Harper (1930), Paul Carrack (1951), and Barney Greenway (1969). After him are Ewan MacColl (1915), Joe Elliott (1959), Curt Smith (1961), Richard Thompson (1949), Julie Driscoll Tippetts (1947), and George Ezra (1993).

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