John Sykes

1959 - Today

John Sykes

John Sykes (born 29 July 1959) is an English musician and songwriter, best known as a member of Whitesnake, Thin Lizzy and Tygers of Pan Tang. He also fronted the hard rock group Blue Murder, and has released several solo albums. Following a stint in the heavy metal group Tygers of Pan Tang in the early 1980s, Sykes joined the Irish hard rock group Thin Lizzy for their 1983 album Thunder and Lightining. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Sykes has received more than 613,199 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,330th most popular musician.

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  • 610k

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  • 42.93

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.42

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, John Sykes ranks 1,333 out of 2,258Before him are Trent Reznor, Dave Farrell, George Russell, Never Shout Never, Max Martin, and Bill Frisell. After him are Richie Hawtin, Leslie West, Ron Geesin, Ronnie Radke, James P. Johnson, and Vernon Duke.

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Among people born in 1959, John Sykes ranks 223Before him are Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz, Peter Molyneux, Dominique Dunne, Talia Balsam, Jack Wagner, and Luis Pérez-Sala. After him are Rubén Paz, Timoleón Jiménez, Barbara Krause, Mirandinha, Jayne Atkinson, and Anne Fontaine.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Sykes ranks 3,318 out of 5,347Before him are Jason Bonham (1966), Leslie Phillips (1924), Tony Martin (1957), George Graham (1944), Adolph Deutsch (null), and Anthony Andrews (1948). After him are Matthew Goode (1978), Thomas Hood (1799), Richie Hawtin (1970), Ron Geesin (1943), David Cox (1924), and John Julius Norwich (1929).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, John Sykes ranks 219Before him are Sharleen Spiteri (1967), Tony Kaye (1945), Trevor Bolder (1950), Roy Wood (1946), Stephen Morris (1957), and Jason Bonham (1966). After him are Richie Hawtin (1970), Ron Geesin (1943), Hugh Hopper (1945), Johnny Marr (1963), Kenney Jones (1948), and Howard Jones (1955).