Phil Lesh

1940 - Today

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Philip Chapman Lesh (born March 15, 1940) is an American musician and a founding member of the Grateful Dead, with whom he played bass guitar throughout their 30-year career. After the band's disbanding in 1995, Lesh continued the tradition of Grateful Dead family music with side project Phil Lesh and Friends, which paid homage to the Dead's music by playing their originals, common covers, and the songs of the members of his band. Lesh operates a music venue called Terrapin Crossroads. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Lesh has received more than 1,131,721 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Phil Lesh is the 1,880th most popular musician, the 9,746th most popular biography from United States and the 811th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Phil Lesh ranks 1,880 out of 2,675Before him are Alex Gaudino, Synyster Gates, Terry Chimes, Sharon Corr, Alva Noto, and Frank Ferrer. After him are Virgil Donati, Dwight Yoakam, Andrew Hill, Tina Brooks, Oscar Levant, and Alex Christensen.

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Among people born in 1940, Phil Lesh ranks 433Before him are Elwyn Berlekamp, Stanislav Stepashkin, Miguel Ángel Loayza, Ken Fletcher, Kenneth Clarke, and Johnny Giles. After him are Whitney Smith, Peter Ryan, Alexei Panshin, Bill Hunter, Mary Rand, and Don LaFontaine.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Phil Lesh ranks 9,746 out of 15,968Before him are Raja Gosnell (1958), Bobby Lashley (1976), Donald Faison (1974), Metta World Peace (1979), Ryan Stiles (1959), and Robert Russell Bennett (1894). After him are Mary McLeod Bethune (1875), Susan Collins (1952), Tyrell Biggs (1960), Elihu B. Washburne (1816), Tamara E. Jernigan (1959), and Ivan Sergei (1971).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Phil Lesh ranks 811Before him are David Marks (1948), Diplo (1978), James Shaffer (1970), Alex Chilton (1950), Synyster Gates (1981), and Frank Ferrer (1966). After him are Dwight Yoakam (1956), Andrew Hill (1931), Tina Brooks (1932), Oscar Levant (1906), Elvin Bishop (1942), and Boots Randolph (1927).