LaVern Baker

1929 - 1997

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Delores LaVern Baker (November 11, 1929 – March 10, 1997) was an American R&B singer who had several hit records on the pop chart in the 1950s and early 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of LaVern Baker has received more than 334,944 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). LaVern Baker is the 1,557th most popular singer (down from 1,420th in 2019), the 8,589th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,238th in 2019) and the 441st most popular American Singer.

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  • 19

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  • 3.20

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, LaVern Baker ranks 1,557 out of 3,541Before her are Eiríkur Hauksson, Tina Karol, Rosalía, P. P. Arnold, David Miller, and Teresa Salgueiro. After her are Jackie DeShannon, Seo In-guk, Fabio Lione, Alejandro Fernández, Andrea Corr, and Doc Pomus.

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Among people born in 1929, LaVern Baker ranks 392Before her are Richard Rush, Ivor Allchurch, Ahmed Kathrada, Jerry Hardin, Ken Henry, and Dick Clark. After her are Red Amick, Jerry Adler, Johnny Ace, Joseph Mascolo, Ronnie Allen, and Desmond Hoyte. Among people deceased in 1997, LaVern Baker ranks 227Before her are Ivor Allchurch, Red Skelton, Kåre Holt, Francis Johnson, Frank Parker, and Robert Serber. After her are Reinhard Lauck, Aleksandr Ivanov, Gul Mohammed, Troy Ruttman, Denise Levertov, and Don Messick.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, LaVern Baker ranks 8,589 out of 15,968Before her are Charles A. Beard (1874), David Cross (1964), Ann Bannon (1932), Corey Allen (1934), Jaime Pressly (1977), and Nelson Riddle (1921). After her are Hal Hartley (1959), Lois Wilson (1894), Elizabeth Dole (1936), Jackie DeShannon (1941), Martha Mansfield (1899), and Brad Falchuk (1971).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, LaVern Baker ranks 441Before her are Fat Joe (1970), Lil' Kim (1974), Lloyd Price (1933), Ellen Greene (1951), P. P. Arnold (1946), and David Miller (1973). After her are Jackie DeShannon (1941), Doc Pomus (1925), Garth Brooks (1962), Chris Barnes (1967), Jonathan Richman (1951), and Kendrick Lamar (1987).