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Leland Sklar

1947 - Today

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Leland Bruce Sklar (born May 28, 1947) is an American bassist and session musician. Sklar rose to prominence as a member of James Taylor's backing band, which coalesced into a group in its own right, The Section. This group of musicians so frequently supported many of the artists on Asylum Records, both on stage and in the studio, that they became known as Asylum's de facto house band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leland Sklar has received more than 1,420,955 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Leland Sklar is the 935th most popular singer, the 5,140th most popular biography from United States and the 265th most popular American Singer.

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  • 49.15

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  • 16

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  • 3.03

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  • 2.83

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Among singers, Leland Sklar ranks 935 out of 3,528Before him are Serhat, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Nikolai Slichenko, María Dolores Pradera, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, and Kićo Slabinac. After him are Helen Reddy, Célestine Galli-Marié, Caterina Caselli, Oleg Gazmanov, Sonny Boy Williamson II, and Mustafa Sandal.

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Among people born in 1947, Leland Sklar ranks 351Before him are Rémi Brague, Jimmy Bain, Drew Gilpin Faust, Alain Bashung, Benoît Jacquot, and Peter Banks. After him are Kiki Dee, Maria del Mar Bonet, Omar Larrosa, Aram I, Sylvia Nasar, and Joe Manchin.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leland Sklar ranks 5,140 out of 18,182Before him are Ronald Graham (1935), Yusuf Estes (1944), Frank Frazetta (1928), Steve Stevens (1959), Daniela Ruah (1983), and Philip Showalter Hench (1896). After him are Gus Hall (1910), Eddie Lawson (1958), Eli Roth (1972), James Marsters (1962), Brandi Love (1973), and Catharine MacKinnon (1946).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Leland Sklar ranks 265Before him are Lizzo (1988), Johnny Nash (1940), Nate Dogg (1969), Vanilla Ice (1967), Lightnin' Hopkins (1912), and Eydie Gormé (1928). After him are Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), Belinda Carlisle (1958), Phil Anselmo (1968), Donny Hathaway (1945), Rita Coolidge (1945), and Tammy Wynette (1942).