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Porter Wagoner

1927 - 2007

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Porter Wayne Wagoner (August 12, 1927 – October 28, 2007) was an American country music singer known for his flashy Nudie and Manuel suits and blond pompadour. In 1967, he introduced singer Dolly Parton on his television show, The Porter Wagoner Show. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Porter Wagoner has received more than 1,954,488 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Porter Wagoner is the 1,964th most popular singer (down from 1,573rd in 2019), the 10,634th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,724th in 2019) and the 555th most popular American Singer.

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  • 2.0M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.46

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.43

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.74

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Porter Wagoner ranks 1,964 out of 3,528Before him are Park Bom, Jimmy Dean, Barrett Strong, Stephen Gately, Soraya Arnelas, and Shohreh. After him are Derrick Green, Gary, Geoff Tate, Koda Kumi, Bad Bunny, and Harry Connick Jr..

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Among people born in 1927, Porter Wagoner ranks 385Before him are Beatrice Ohanessian, Heinz Wewers, Kees Broekman, Richard Long, Dick Jones, and Kamini Kaushal. After him are Vince Boryla, Paul Eddington, Boots Randolph, Nan Martin, Hank Ballard, and Mehdi Hassan. Among people deceased in 2007, Porter Wagoner ranks 337Before him are Yolanda King, Bob Clark, Charles Lane, Dadullah, Grégory Lemarchal, and John Woodruff. After him are Boots Randolph, Kitty Carlisle, Hans Mild, Andrew Hill, Tillie Olsen, and Yelena Romanova.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Porter Wagoner ranks 10,634 out of 18,182Before him are Tom Scott (1948), Mike Campbell (1950), Chris Colfer (1990), Don Messick (1926), Jeff Kober (1953), and Mark Hanna (1837). After him are Pat Brown (1905), Isaac Shelby (1750), Vince Boryla (1927), Charles M. Lieber (1959), Danielle Panabaker (1987), and Derrick Green (1971).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Porter Wagoner ranks 555Before him are Tiffany Young (1989), Anita Baker (1958), Patty Smyth (1957), Beth Ditto (1981), Jimmy Dean (1928), and Barrett Strong (1941). After him are Derrick Green (1971), Harry Connick Jr. (1967), R. L. Burnside (1926), Eddy Arnold (1918), Becky G (1997), and Jan Peerce (1904).