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 for the rock band Motörhead from 1975 to 1984 and 1987 to 1992, recording eleven studio albums and four live albums. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Taylor has received more than 84,029 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Phil Taylor is the 1,037th most popular musician (down from 1,006th in 2019), the 2,818th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,672nd in 2019) and the 169th most popular British Musician.

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  • 20

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  • 4.29

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  • 2.73

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Among musicians, Phil Taylor ranks 1,037 out of 2,675Before him are Red Garland, Matt Sorum, Tony Joe White, Mike Bloomfield, Phil Campbell, and Stan Kenton. After him are Bob Kulick, Shura Cherkassky, Herman Rarebell, Pepe Romero, Mamie Smith, and Mikhail Pletnev.

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Among people born in 1954, Phil Taylor ranks 190Before him are Luis Royo, Derek Warwick, Kazuhiko Inoue, Cindy Breakspeare, Tony Todd, and Basia. After him are Anish Kapoor, Milovan Rajevac, Patricia McPherson, Roddy Piper, Hartwig Gauder, and Mango. Among people deceased in 2015, Phil Taylor ranks 221Before him are Moira Orfei, Danièle Delorme, Clark Terry, László Paskai, Qiao Shi, and Wayne Rogers. After him are Dolph Schayes, Roger Rees, Roddy Piper, Dimitar Iliev Popov, Nora Brockstedt, and Angelo Anquilletti.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Phil Taylor ranks 2,818 out of 6,924Before him are Anne Hutchinson (1591), Harry Styles (1994), William Lawes (1602), Siân Phillips (1933), James Dunn (1939), and John Barnard (1946). After him are Jack Cardiff (1914), Jason Flemyng (1966), James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan (1797), Tony Martin (1957), Elizabeth Goudge (1900), and John Lyly (1554).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Phil Taylor ranks 169Before him are Peter Grant (1935), Phil Manzanera (1951), Geoff Emerick (1945), Mel Collins (1947), Simon Wright (1963), and Phil Campbell (1961). After him are Paul Simonon (1955), Dennis Stratton (1952), Chris Barber (1930), Dave Holland (1948), Ian McDonald (1946), and Martin Barre (1946).