Neil Young

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Neil Young

Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter, musician, and activist. After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, joining Buffalo Springfield with Stephen Stills, Richie Furay and others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Neil Young has received more than 10,546,676 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 107th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 64.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 57

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Neil Young ranks 107 out of 2,258Before him are Till Lindemann, Gheorghe Zamfir, George Martin, Paul Simon, Pete Best, and Amir Khusrow. After him are David Guetta, Sid Vicious, Bill Evans, David Oistrakh, James Last, and Andrés Segovia.

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Among people born in 1945, Neil Young ranks 27Before him are Yoshinori Ohsumi, Ehud Olmert, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Björn Ulvaeus, Ian Gillan, and Goldie Hawn. After him are Moshe Katsav, Mircea Lucescu, Dési Bouterse, Slobodan Praljak, Ram Nath Kovind, and Mia Farrow.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Neil Young ranks 25 out of 840Before him are Paul Anka (1941), Frederick Banting (1891), Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874), James Naismith (1861), Gilles Villeneuve (1950), and David Cronenberg (1943). After him are Celine Dion (1968), William Shatner (1931), Richard E. Taylor (1929), John Kenneth Galbraith (1908), Henry Mintzberg (1939), and Oscar Peterson (1925).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Neil Young ranks 3Before him are Leonard Cohen (1934) and Glenn Gould (1932). After him are Oscar Peterson (1925), Joni Mitchell (1943), Avril Lavigne (1984), Loreena McKennitt (1957), Gil Evans (1912), David Foster (1949), Diana Krall (1964), Maynard Ferguson (1928), and Paul Bley (1932).

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