Paul Simonon

1955 - Today

Paul Simonon

Paul Gustave Simonon (; born 15 December 1955) is an English musician and artist best known as the bassist for The Clash. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Simonon has received more than 958,588 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,224th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 960k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Paul Simonon ranks 1,227 out of 2,258Before him are Andy White, Delia Derbyshire, Nat Adderley, Heinrich Schiff, Jerry Reed, and Blind Blake. After him are John Michael Talbot, Joe Morello, Larry Van Kriedt, Slim Harpo, Calixa Lavallée, and Hyde.

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Among people born in 1955, Paul Simonon ranks 230Before him are Bärbel Wöckel, Katsuyuki Kawachi, Verónica Forqué, Vijay Mallya, Darius Khondji, and Deborra-Lee Furness. After him are Thomas Hampson, Aleksandre Chivadze, Djamel Zidane, Huh Jung-moo, Roberto Pruzzo, and Ali Laarayedh.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Paul Simonon ranks 3,104 out of 5,347Before him are Dan Stevens (1982), Guy Butler (null), David Dunbar Buick (1854), Wyndham Halswelle (1882), Jack Straw (1946), and Benjamin Jones (1882). After him are Alan Ball Jr. (1945), Jonathan Coe (1961), John Wilbye (1574), William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong (1810), Stanley Sadie (1930), and Steven Moffat (1961).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Paul Simonon ranks 198Before him are Dick Parry (1942), Ellie Goulding (1986), Dave Holland (1946), Denny Laine (1944), Chris Wolstenholme (1978), and Andy Bown (1946). After him are Richard Rodney Bennett (1936), Rick Allen (1963), John Powell (1963), Michael Giles (1942), Martin Birch (1948), and Geoff Nicholls (1948).