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Johnny Ramone

1948 - 2004

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John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), better known by his stage name Johnny Ramone, was an American musician who was the guitarist and a founding member of the Ramones, a band that helped pioneer the punk movement. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002. In 2009, Ramone appeared on Time's list of "The 10 Greatest Electric-Guitar Players". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johnny Ramone has received more than 2,987,216 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Johnny Ramone is the 303rd most popular musician (up from 324th in 2019), the 1,774th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,770th in 2019) and the 88th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Johnny Ramone ranks 303 out of 2,662Before him are Lisa Gerrard, Glenn Frey, Chico Buarque, Moby, Avril Lavigne, and Khaled. After him are Stevie Ray Vaughan, Léo Ferré, Rick Astley, Lalo Schifrin, Mischa Maisky, and Matteo Carcassi.

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Among people born in 1948, Johnny Ramone ranks 91Before him are Alan Parsons, Radomir Antić, Jimmy Cliff, Glenn Frey, Charles Taylor, and Steven Chu. After him are Theo Jansen, Tim Staffell, Charles Simonyi, Mischa Maisky, Stevie Nicks, and Edwige Fenech. Among people deceased in 2004, Johnny Ramone ranks 54Before him are Otto Kumm, José López Portillo y Pacheco, Elmer Bernstein, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Ko Yong-hui, and Richard Avedon. After him are Zelimkhan Yandarbiyev, Raymond Goethals, Serge Reggiani, Jean Rouch, Lennart Bernadotte, and Harold Shipman.

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Among people born in United States, Johnny Ramone ranks 1,774 out of 18,182Before him are Aaron Eckhart (1968), Edward T. Hall (1914), Leon M. Lederman (1922), Kim Peek (1951), Axl Rose (1962), and Steven Chu (1948). After him are Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Michael Massee (1952), Owen Wilson (1968), Martin Gardner (1914), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (1966), and George Chakiris (1934).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Johnny Ramone ranks 88Before him are Eric Carr (1950), Charles Mingus (1922), Joe Jackson (1928), Count Basie (1904), Glenn Frey (1948), and Moby (1965). After him are Stevie Ray Vaughan (1954), Fred Durst (1970), Isaac Hayes (1942), Paul Desmond (1924), Woody Guthrie (1912), and Steve Vai (1960).

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