John McLaughlin

1942 - Today

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin (born 4 January 1942) is an English guitarist, bandleader, and composer. A pioneer of jazz fusion, his music combines elements of jazz with rock, world music, Indian classical music, Western classical music, flamenco, and blues. After contributing to several key British groups of the early 1960s, McLaughlin made Extrapolation, his first album as a bandleader, in 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McLaughlin has received more than 67,027 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 286th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 67k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.19

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, John McLaughlin ranks 286 out of 2,258Before him are Ole Bull, Maria Theresia von Paradis, Léo Ferré, Consuelo Velázquez, Sidney Bechet, and Bo Diddley. After him are Gianna Nannini, Friedrich Kalkbrenner, Cozy Powell, Jaco Pastorius, Carl Michael Bellman, and Ray Conniff.

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Among people born in 1942, John McLaughlin ranks 100Before him are Maria Kaczyńska, Felice Gimondi, George Jung, Robert H. Grubbs, Donna Leon, and Giuseppe Bertello. After him are António Lobo Antunes, Bert Sakmann, Kang Kek Iew, Isaac Hayes, Britt Ekland, and Manolo Blahnik.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John McLaughlin ranks 997 out of 5,347Before him are Neil Gaiman (1960), Orlando Bloom (1977), Philip Pullman (1946), Mungo Park (1771), John Schlesinger (1926), and Evelyn Waugh (1903). After him are Ruth Rendell (1930), Winifred Wagner (1897), Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836), William Huggins (1824), and Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond (1430).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, John McLaughlin ranks 59Before him are Brian Eno (1948), Pete Townshend (1945), Karl Jenkins (1944), Ian Stewart (1938), Ken Hensley (1945), and Keith Moon (1946). After him are Cozy Powell (1947), Cliff Williams (1949), Nicko McBrain (1952), Billy Idol (1955), Mark Hollis (1955), and Paul Rodgers (1949).