Mose Allison

1927 - 2016

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Mose John Allison Jr. (November 11, 1927 – November 15, 2016) was an American jazz and blues pianist, singer, and songwriter. He became notable for playing a unique mix of blues and modern jazz, both singing and playing piano. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mose Allison has received more than 655,818 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Mose Allison is the 2,006th most popular musician (down from 1,542nd in 2019), the 10,364th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,701st in 2019) and the 785th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 660k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 43.17

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.30

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Mose Allisons by language

Over the past year Mose Allison has had the most page views in the with 72,213 views, followed by French (3,247), and German (2,786). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Simple English (93.31%), Czech (47.49%), and French (47.32%)


Among musicians, Mose Allison ranks 2,006 out of 3,175Before him are Richard Tandy, Danny Kirwan, Dhafer Youssef, Gar Samuelson, Edwin Hawkins, and Peter Baumann. After him are David Marks, Marc Minkowski, Jason Everman, John Edwards, Tracii Guns, and Alla Rakha.

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Among people born in 1927, Mose Allison ranks 430Before him are Howard Zieff, Peter Matthiessen, Egon Günther, Jiří Pešek, Ernesto Formenti, and George Hunter. After him are Giorgio Capitani, Kamini Kaushal, Jean-Jacques Guissart, Kirti Nidhi Bista, Frank O'Farrell, and Dick Jones. Among people deceased in 2016, Mose Allison ranks 493Before him are Väinö Huhtala, William Christopher, Müzahir Sille, Jerry Doyle, Gloria DeHaven, and Kōji Wada. After him are Antonina Seredina, Cléber Santana, Medea Jugeli, Rod Temperton, Erwin Hahn, and Ernestine Anderson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mose Allison ranks 10,364 out of 20,380Before him are Robert Reid (1862), Gar Samuelson (1958), Rob Schroeder (1926), Irene Rich (1891), Charles "Buddy" Rogers (1904), and Edwin Hawkins (1943). After him are Cass Sunstein (1954), N. C. Wyeth (1882), David Marks (1948), Ne-Yo (1979), Jason Everman (1967), and Greg Phillinganes (1956).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Mose Allison ranks 785Before him are Renée Fleming (1959), Woody Shaw (1944), Magic Slim (1937), Jeff Ament (1963), Gar Samuelson (1958), and Edwin Hawkins (1943). After him are David Marks (1948), Jason Everman (1967), Tracii Guns (1966), Sam Rivers (1923), Alphonso Johnson (1951), and Debbi Peterson (1961).