Magic Sam

1937 - 1969

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Samuel Gene Maghett (February 14, 1937 – December 1, 1969), known as Magic Sam, was an American Chicago blues musician. He was born in Grenada County, Mississippi, and learned to play the blues from listening to records by Muddy Waters and Little Walter. After moving to Chicago at the age of 19, he was signed by Cobra Records and became well known as a bluesman after the release of his first record, "All Your Love", in 1957. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Magic Sam has received more than 261,159 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Magic Sam is the 1,562nd most popular singer, the 8,384th most popular biography from United States and the 411th most popular Singer.

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  • 260k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.78

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.90

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Magic Sam ranks 1,562 out of 3,528Before him are Garth Brooks, Ricardo Arjona, Gerard Joling, Zazie, Mika Nakashima, and Anahí. After him are Eleonore Schwarz, Marty Robbins, Sonny Terry, Emma Abbott, Mark Murphy, and Lu Han.

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Among people born in 1937, Magic Sam ranks 402Before him are James MacArthur, Georg Thoma, Benny Paret, Steve Russell, Antonio Bailetti, and Gregory Sierra. After him are Duane Jones, Raj Reddy, Matthew Carter, Yehoshua Kenaz, Léo Lacroix, and Gennadi Gusarov. Among people deceased in 1969, Magic Sam ranks 188Before him are Josef Hassmann, Fred Alexander, Hans Rademacher, Ardeshir Irani, André Gaboriaud, and Oswald Holmberg. After him are Harry Mallin, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Willy Ley, Max Eastman, Kazimierz Wierzyński, and Hjalmar Cedercrona.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Magic Sam ranks 8,384 out of 18,182Before him are Scott Ian (1963), Iris Chang (1968), Kat Dennings (1986), James P. Bagian (1952), Reid Hoffman (1967), and Gregory Sierra (1937). After him are David Benioff (1970), Jeremy Piven (1965), Dave Wottle (1950), Paul Pierce (1977), Marty Robbins (1925), and Jordan Peele (1979).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Magic Sam ranks 411Before him are Kim Deal (1961), Alan Jackson (1958), Joe Jonas (1989), Dan Reynolds (1987), Tennessee Ernie Ford (1919), and Garth Brooks (1962). After him are Marty Robbins (1925), Sonny Terry (1911), Emma Abbott (1850), Mark Murphy (1932), Lawrence Tibbett (1896), and Doc Pomus (1925).