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John Sebastian

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John Benson Sebastian (born March 17, 1944) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and harmonicist who founded the rock band The Lovin' Spoonful. He made an impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969 and scored a U.S. No. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Sebastian has received more than 1,756,288 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). John Sebastian is the 1,725th most popular musician (up from 1,733rd in 2019), the 8,748th most popular biography from United States (up from 8,816th in 2019) and the 693rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 1.8M

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  • 43.23

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  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.78

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.52

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, John Sebastian ranks 1,725 out of 2,662Before him are Devin Townsend, Spencer Dryden, Alan Jay Lerner, Blue Mitchell, James Cotton, and Neal Schon. After him are Allen Collins, Zedd, Richie Hawtin, Stephen Morris, Chris Thomas, and Nick Rhodes.

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Among people born in 1944, John Sebastian ranks 524Before him are Simon Blackburn, Volodymyr Kaplychnyi, Russi Taylor, Emanuel Steward, Chris von Saltza, and Annie Famose. After him are Chris Hillman, Per Ivar Moe, Bobby Heenan, Gilles Berolatti, Neroli Fairhall, and Zafarullah Khan Jamali.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Sebastian ranks 8,748 out of 18,182Before him are Chris von Saltza (1944), George J. Mitchell (1933), Chloe Webb (1956), Eldridge Cleaver (1935), Charles Marion Russell (1864), and Ellen Greene (1951). After him are Allen Collins (1952), Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), Peter Segal (1962), Margaret Woodrow Wilson (1886), Max Eastman (1883), and Phil Mahre (1957).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, John Sebastian ranks 693Before him are Butch Vig (1955), Spencer Dryden (1938), Alan Jay Lerner (1918), Blue Mitchell (1930), James Cotton (1935), and Neal Schon (1954). After him are Allen Collins (1952), Chris Poland (1957), Gary Holt (1964), Paul Motian (1931), Rex Brown (1964), and Jerry Wexler (1917).