Phil Taylor

1954 - 2015

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Philip John Taylor (21 September 1954 – 12 November 2015), better known as "Philthy Animal", was an English drummer. He was a member of the rock band Motörhead from 1975 to 1984 and 1987 to 1992, recording eleven studio albums and four live albums with the band. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Taylor has received more than 87,493 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Phil Taylor is the 657th most popular musician (up from 1,037th in 2019), the 1,986th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,815th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Musician.

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  • 52.92

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  • 23

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  • 5.10

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  • 2.43

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Phil Taylor ranks 657 out of 2,662Before him are Lazar Berman, Joe Walsh, James Taylor, Carla Bley, Manfred Mann, and Sean Combs. After him are Rick Wakeman, Fou Ts'ong, Jørgen Ingmann, Bob Seger, Karol Mikuli, and Mark Lanegan.

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Among people born in 1954, Phil Taylor ranks 125Before him are Lee Chang-dong, Paul Rusesabagina, Bobby Sands, David Lee Roth, Karin Fossum, and Margaux Hemingway. After him are Jeffrey Sachs, Abdelilah Benkirane, Jon Krakauer, László Krasznahorkai, Henk ten Cate, and Viktor Medvedchuk. Among people deceased in 2015, Phil Taylor ranks 134Before him are Wim Ruska, Diana Douglas, Frances Oldham Kelsey, Doris Hart, Moses Malone, and E. L. Doctorow. After him are André Glucksmann, Jørgen Ingmann, Halldór Ásgrímsson, Franco Interlenghi, Carl Djerassi, and Joshua Fishman.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Taylor ranks 1,986 out of 7,765Before him are James Wolfe (1727), Leonard Woolf (1880), Rachel Kempson (1910), Christine Keeler (1942), Freddie Highmore (1992), and Steve Winwood (1948). After him are B. C. Forbes (1880), John Stevens Henslow (1796), Madge Syers (1881), Rick Wakeman (1949), John Needham (1713), and William Hartnell (1908).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Phil Taylor ranks 121Before him are Robert Palmer (1949), Robert Smith (1959), Damon Albarn (1968), Thom Yorke (1968), K. K. Downing (1951), and Bill Bruford (1949). After him are Rick Wakeman (1949), Mike Rutherford (1950), Chris Squire (1948), Trevor Horn (1949), Alan Price (1942), and Allan Holdsworth (1946).