Long John Baldry

1941 - 2005

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John William "Long John" Baldry (12 January 1941 – 21 July 2005) was an English musician and actor. In the 1960s, he was one of the first British vocalists to sing the blues in clubs and shared the stage with many British musicians including the Rolling Stones and the Beatles. Before achieving stardom, Rod Stewart and Elton John were members of bands led by Baldry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Long John Baldry has received more than 1,592,623 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Long John Baldry is the 1,741st most popular singer (down from 1,401st in 2019), the 4,645th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,877th in 2019) and the 183rd most popular British Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.60

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.79

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Long John Baldries by language

Over the past year Long John Baldry has had the most page views in the with 217,769 views, followed by German (7,944), and French (5,975). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Finnish (48.47%), Croatian (31.05%), and Polish (27.08%)


Among singers, Long John Baldry ranks 1,741 out of 4,381Before him are Sara Sadíqova, Judee Sill, Roy Acuff, Arsenie Todiraș, Ebru Gündeş, and Charles Brown. After him are Alan Jackson, Steve Lawrence, Linn Berggren, Hanka Bielicka, Lynsey de Paul, and Alessia Cara.

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Among people born in 1941, Long John Baldry ranks 529Before him are Nambi Narayanan, John C. Malone, Wolfgang Fahrian, John Nicholson, Jürgen Nöldner, and Kaarlo Kangasniemi. After him are Jean-Jacques Schuhl, Péter Balázs, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Michael Howard, Kim Eui-tae, and Oja Kodar. Among people deceased in 2005, Long John Baldry ranks 298Before him are Misael Escuti, Kay Stammers, M. Scott Peck, James Stockdale, David Lange, and Keith Andes. After him are Bruno Manser, John N. Bahcall, Paul Halla, Derek Bailey, Aleksandar Atanacković, and Carl Forssell.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Long John Baldry ranks 4,645 out of 8,785Before him are David Hewlett (1968), David Arnold (1962), Malcolm Bradbury (1932), Trevor Goddard (1962), Gerry Hitchens (1934), and Keith Levene (1957). After him are Joseph Barcroft (1872), Flora Drummond (1878), Moira Shearer (1926), James Thornhill (1675), Les Ferdinand (1966), and Emily Davies (1830).

Among SINGERS In United Kingdom

Among singers born in United Kingdom, Long John Baldry ranks 183Before him are Justin Hayward (1946), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), Paul Carrack (1951), John Farnham (1949), Heather Harper (1930), and Tom Odell (1990). After him are Lynsey de Paul (1948), Alex Kapranos (1972), Simon Fuller (1960), Tommy Steele (1936), MF Doom (1971), and Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951).