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Michael Franks

1944 - Today

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Michael Franks (born September 18, 1944) is an American singer and songwriter, considered a leader of the quiet storm movement. He has recorded with a variety of well-known artists, such as Patti Austin, Art Garfunkel, Brenda Russell, Claus Ogerman, Joe Sample, and David Sanborn. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Franks has received more than 55,251 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Michael Franks is the 1,481st most popular musician, the 7,417th most popular biography from United States and the 565th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 55k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.20

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.53

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Michael Franks ranks 1,481 out of 2,662Before him are Jörg Michael, Diamanda Galás, Hal Blaine, Hal David, ASAP Rocky, and Peter Hook. After him are Alan Clark, Alex Lifeson, Alex Turner, Jeff Mills, Boz Burrell, and Steve Hogarth.

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Among people born in 1944, Michael Franks ranks 469Before him are Braulio Rodríguez Plaza, Mario Bertini, Margaret Avery, Jane Lapotaire, Jim Capaldi, and Geoffrey Hughes. After him are Emilio Zapico, Kay Ivey, Guy Scott, José Luis Garci, Amnon Lipkin-Shahak, and Florin Gheorghiu.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Franks ranks 7,417 out of 18,182Before him are John Logan (1961), Richard Rush (1929), Larry Lieber (1931), Wally Funk (1939), Albert Salmi (1928), and Robert Ripley (1890). After him are Harold D. Babcock (1882), Fred Saberhagen (1930), Johnny Burnette (1934), Desmond Harrington (1976), Jeff Sessions (1946), and James Dunn (1901).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Michael Franks ranks 565Before him are J. B. Lenoir (1929), Memphis Minnie (1897), Diamanda Galás (1955), Hal Blaine (1929), Hal David (1921), and ASAP Rocky (1988). After him are Jeff Mills (1963), Marc Ribot (1954), Pepper Adams (1930), Mick Thomson (1973), Thurston Moore (1958), and Joe Morello (1928).