Paul Chambers

1935 - 1969

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Paul Laurence Dunbar Chambers Jr. (April 22, 1935 – January 4, 1969) was an American jazz double bassist. A fixture of rhythm sections during the 1950s and 1960s, he has become one of the most widely-known jazz bassists of the hard bop era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Chambers has received more than 617,395 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Chambers is the 1,046th most popular musician (down from 889th in 2019), the 5,108th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,403rd in 2019) and the 345th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 620k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 50.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.29

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Paul Chambers by language

Over the past year Paul Chambers has had the most page views in the with 73,467 views, followed by Japanese (11,280), and French (6,400). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (155.08%), Southern Azerbaijani (71.01%), and Czech (53.49%)


Among musicians, Paul Chambers ranks 1,046 out of 3,175Before him are Charlie Mariano, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Geoff Emerick, Gary Thain, Estas Tonne, and Gary Barlow. After him are Peter Banks, Ralph Kirkpatrick, John Lurie, Jack Irons, Johnny Thunders, and Karl Doppler.

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Among people born in 1935, Paul Chambers ranks 256Before him are David Ruelle, Peter Bichsel, Don Bragg, Fujio Akatsuka, Károly Palotai, and Dinkha IV. After him are Bruno Rodzik, Alexander Men, Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Sarah Kirsch, Kenneth Mars, and Mario Bellini. Among people deceased in 1969, Paul Chambers ranks 142Before him are Renato Cesarini, Tiburcio Carías Andino, Camille Mandrillon, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Eero Berg, and Adolfo Consolini. After him are Giovanni Martinelli, Giuseppe Pinelli, Henri Decoin, Leonardo Cilaurren, Rafael Osuna, and Conrad Albrecht.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Chambers ranks 5,108 out of 20,380Before him are Robert Picardo (1953), Andrew Mellon (1855), Rosa Ponselle (1897), Pat Buchanan (1938), Bradford Dillman (1930), and Stephen E. Ambrose (1936). After him are Ali Larter (1976), Billy Burke (1966), Kevin Pollak (1957), Gregg Henry (1952), Dann Florek (1950), and Benjamin Peirce (1809).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Paul Chambers ranks 345Before him are Sonny Stitt (1924), Zakk Wylde (1967), Cecil Taylor (1929), Don Felder (1947), Tony Williams (1945), and Charlie Mariano (1923). After him are Ralph Kirkpatrick (1911), John Lurie (1952), Jack Irons (1962), Johnny Thunders (1952), Tyler, the Creator (1991), and Buddy Bolden (1877).