Pinetop Perkins

1913 - 2011

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Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins (July 7, 1913 – March 21, 2011) was an American blues pianist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pinetop Perkins has received more than 368,102 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Pinetop Perkins is the 351st most popular singer (up from 391st in 2019), the 2,029th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,411th in 2019) and the 111th most popular American Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 370k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.74

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 10.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among singers, Pinetop Perkins ranks 351 out of 4,381Before him are Omara Portuondo, Liz Mitchell, Eartha Kitt, Nina Matviienko, Rubén Blades, and Solomon Burke. After him are Kemal Monteno, Susan Boyle, Dusty Springfield, Jon Anderson, Salomé, and Linda Ronstadt.

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Among people born in 1913, Pinetop Perkins ranks 88Before him are Stanley Kramer, Shih Kien, 'Abd al-Ilah, Eddie Constantine, Haxhi Lleshi, and Alexander Pokryshkin. After him are Heinz Kohut, Pierre Werner, Mary Leakey, Franck Pourcel, Alexander Marinesko, and Willi Hennig. Among people deceased in 2011, Pinetop Perkins ranks 84Before him are Michael Cacoyannis, Sergei Bagapsh, Ali Saibou, Raúl Ruiz, Jimmy Savile, and Archduke Felix of Austria. After him are Warren Christopher, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Farley Granger, Harold Garfinkel, Juan María Bordaberry, and Danielle Mitterrand.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pinetop Perkins ranks 2,029 out of 20,380Before him are Katharine Ross (1940), Solomon Burke (1936), Gabe Newell (1962), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Teri Hatcher (1964), and Ira Levin (1929). After him are Martin Gardner (1914), Bob Odenkirk (1962), Ashton Kutcher (1978), Irene Cara (1959), Marissa Mayer (1975), and Michael W. Young (1949).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Pinetop Perkins ranks 111Before him are Christina Aguilera (1980), Joe Lynn Turner (1951), Gene Vincent (1935), Billy Preston (1946), Eartha Kitt (1927), and Solomon Burke (1936). After him are Linda Ronstadt (1946), Toby Keith (1961), Steve Perry (1949), Ricky Nelson (1940), Bill Withers (1938), and Jackie Jackson (1951).