Johnny Ramone

1948 - 2004

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John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American musician, best known as the guitarist and a founding member of the punk rock band Ramones. The Ramones 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 2,734,676 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Johnny Ramone is the 324th most popular musician (up from 374th in 2019), the 1,771st most popular biography from United States (up from 1,972nd in 2019) and the 100th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Johnny Ramone ranks 324 out of 2,675Before him are Wilhelm Backhaus, Don Airey, John McLaughlin, Geezer Butler, Khaled, and Jan Garbarek. After him are Dionisio Aguado y García, PJ Harvey, Peggy Lee, Ry Cooder, Valery Gergiev, and Ken Hensley.

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Among people born in 1948, Johnny Ramone ranks 79Before him are Nathalie Baye, Claude Jade, Chris de Burgh, Don Airey, John Noble, and Susan Atkins. After him are Amadou Toumani Touré, Charles Simonyi, Nicolae Timofti, Billy Crystal, Bill Ward, and Salvador Puig Antich. Among people deceased in 2004, Johnny Ramone ranks 58Before him are Julia Child, Theo van Gogh, Brian Clough, Herbert C. Brown, Richard Avedon, and Elmer Bernstein. After him are Marika Rökk, Edward B. Lewis, Charles Sweeney, Nino Manfredi, Jerry Orbach, and Jean Rouch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Johnny Ramone ranks 1,771 out of 15,968Before him are Cass Elliot (1941), Hank Williams (1923), Susan Atkins (1948), Rosanna Arquette (1959), James Bowie (1796), and Randolph Scott (1898). After him are Bess Truman (1885), John Dickinson (1732), Harlow Shapley (1885), Husband E. Kimmel (1882), Richard Sennett (1943), and Leonard Kleinrock (1934).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Johnny Ramone ranks 100Before him are Buddy Guy (1936), Isaac Hayes (1942), Paul Desmond (1924), Robert Trujillo (1964), Beck (1970), and Albert King (1923). After him are Peggy Lee (1920), Ry Cooder (1947), Steve Vai (1960), Robby Krieger (1946), Bobby McFerrin (1950), and Pat Metheny (1954).

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