John McVie

1945 - Today

John McVie

John Graham McVie (born 26 November 1945) is a British bass guitarist, best known as a member of the rock bands John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers from 1964 to 1967 and Fleetwood Mac since 1967. His surname, combined with that of Mick Fleetwood, was the inspiration for the band's name. He joined Fleetwood Mac shortly after its formation by guitarist Peter Green in 1967, replacing temporary bass guitarist Bob Brunning. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John McVie has received more than 1,804,431 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,147th most popular musician.

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  • 45.06

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  • 19

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  • 2.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.45

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, John McVie ranks 1,150 out of 2,258Before him are Ziggy Marley, Bill Monroe, Brigitte Engerer, Hélène Grimaud, Sven Väth, and Frank Thomas. After him are Gene Clark, Kenny Drew, Memphis Slim, Mr Lordi, Tré Cool, and Rolf Løvland.

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Among people born in 1945, John McVie ranks 292Before him are Zdeňka Vávrová, Tommy Franks, Richard Hatch, Sadakazu Tanigaki, Walter Momper, and Ralph Siegel. After him are Davy Jones, Yu Zhengsheng, Meira Kumar, Vesa-Matti Loiri, Marsha P. Johnson, and Saharon Shelah.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John McVie ranks 2,951 out of 5,347Before him are Mary Ure (1933), Cadwallon ap Cadfan (591), Ken Wharton (1916), Joseph Pickford (1736), Vivian Fuchs (1908), and Edward John Eyre (1815). After him are Davy Jones (1945), Joe Fry (1915), Brian Ferneyhough (1943), Max Beerbohm (1872), Margery Allingham (null), and Isaac Watts (1674).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, John McVie ranks 183Before him are Bernard Sumner (1956), Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), Bert Jansch (1943), William Primrose (1904), Phil Manzanera (1951), and Andrew Loog Oldham (1944). After him are Alan White (1949), Peter Hook (1956), Martin Barre (1946), Dominic Howard (1977), Simon Wright (1963), and Geoff Downes (1952).