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John Prine

1946 - 2020

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John Edward Prine (; October 10, 1946 – April 7, 2020) was an American singer-songwriter of country-folk music. He was active as a composer, recording artist, live performer, and occasional actor from the early 1970s until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Prine has received more than 7,287,510 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. John Prine is the 1,923rd most popular musician (down from 1,121st in 2019), the 9,923rd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,552nd in 2019) and the 786th most popular American Musician.

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  • 19

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  • 1.37

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  • 3.90

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, John Prine ranks 1,923 out of 2,662Before him are Ed O'Brien, Clem Burke, Maksim Mrvica, James Moody, Bushido, and Patricia Barber. After him are Midori, Truls Mørk, Booker Ervin, Pete Quaife, Axwell, and Tabea Zimmermann.

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Among people born in 1946, John Prine ranks 607Before him are Richard Blumenthal, Tony Robinson, Marina Lewycka, Harald Irmscher, Frank Kabui, and Vladimir Astapovsky. After him are Charles Asati, Josef Augusta, Georgi Markov, Shirley Ann Jackson, Michael Clarke, and Adolfo Nef. Among people deceased in 2020, John Prine ranks 608Before him are Bhanu Athaiya, Bucky Pizzarelli, Hasan Muratović, Pavol Biroš, Rajko Đurić, and Mohamed Ben Rehaiem. After him are Narinder Singh Kapany, Dawn Wells, Phyllis Somerville, Yuko Takeuchi, Marion Hänsel, and Kamala.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Prine ranks 9,923 out of 18,182Before him are Sarah Moore Grimké (1792), A.J. Styles (1977), Chris Carmack (1980), Ben Browder (1962), Eddie Kaye Thomas (1980), and John Hoyt (1905). After him are Laz Alonso (1974), Joe Namath (1943), Dianne Reeves (1956), Raymond Scott (1908), Rajon Rondo (1986), and Glenn Greenwald (1967).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, John Prine ranks 786Before him are Steve Coleman (1956), Reginald Arvizu (1969), Bucky Pizzarelli (1926), Clem Burke (1954), James Moody (1925), and Patricia Barber (1955). After him are Booker Ervin (1930), Omar Hakim (1959), Adam Yauch (1964), Shelly Manne (1920), Fred Ebb (1928), and Dennis Chambers (1959).

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