Jonathan Richman

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Jonathan Michael Richman (born May 16, 1951) is an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. In 1970, he founded the Modern Lovers, an influential proto-punk band. Since the mid-1970s, Richman has worked either solo or with low-key acoustic and electric backing. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jonathan Richman has received more than 1,252,437 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jonathan Richman is the 1,570th most popular singer (down from 1,546th in 2019), the 8,702nd most popular biography from United States (down from 7,782nd in 2019) and the 446th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.38

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Jonathan Richman ranks 1,570 out of 3,541Before him are Tony Kakko, Joji, Martin Solveig, Garth Brooks, Dulce María, and Chris Barnes. After him are Kendrick Lamar, Geoffrey Oryema, Seo Taiji, Grethe Kausland, Karita Mattila, and Ilse DeLange.

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Among people born in 1951, Jonathan Richman ranks 418Before him are León Gieco, Ellen Greene, Alexei Uchitel, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Ian Buruma, and Gyula Sax. After him are Ivar Formo, Charlie Dominici, Uri Lupolianski, Brad Delp, Peter Withe, and Antoni Szymanowski.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jonathan Richman ranks 8,702 out of 15,968Before him are Allen J. Bard (1933), Tom Brokaw (1940), Sharon Mitchell (1956), Leonidas Polk (1806), Rasheed Wallace (1974), and Ólafur Darri Ólafsson (1973). After him are Susan Anspach (1942), Dan Dailey (1915), Jane Krakowski (1968), Robert Ridgway (1850), Gerald Carr (1932), and Rikishi (1965).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Jonathan Richman ranks 446Before him are David Miller (1973), LaVern Baker (1929), Jackie DeShannon (1941), Doc Pomus (1925), Garth Brooks (1962), and Chris Barnes (1967). After him are Kendrick Lamar (1987), Porter Wagoner (1927), Mississippi Fred McDowell (1906), Johnny Ace (1929), MC Ren (1969), and Eddy Arnold (1918).