R. L. Burnside

1926 - 2005

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R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 – September 1, 2005) was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. He played music for much of his life but received little recognition before the early 1990s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of R. L. Burnside has received more than 796,002 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. R. L. Burnside is the 1,981st most popular singer (down from 1,675th in 2019), the 10,746th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,222nd in 2019) and the 558th most popular Singer.

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  • 800k

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  • 40.26

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.75

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, R. L. Burnside ranks 1,981 out of 3,528Before him are Trijntje Oosterhuis, Han Geng, José Vélez, Birdy, Nina Stemme, and Elisa. After him are Eddy Arnold, Becky G, Tom Angelripper, Jan Peerce, Dave Williams, and Mary Costa.

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Among people born in 1926, R. L. Burnside ranks 450Before him are Pat Flaherty, Emmanuel Wamala, Ray McAnally, Don Messick, Sonja Åkesson, and Jan Morris. After him are James Lipton, Jane Withers, Joe Paterno, Jimmy Bryan, Karl Gordon Henize, and Beverly Garland. Among people deceased in 2005, R. L. Burnside ranks 304Before him are Stanley Sadie, Misael Escuti, Chloe Jones, Charles Rocket, Bob Denver, and Lucky Thompson. After him are Luis Taruc, Dave Allen, Christopher Fry, Georges Dransart, Constance Cummings, and Harold J. Stone.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, R. L. Burnside ranks 10,746 out of 18,182Before him are Timothy Ray Brown (1966), Richard A. Knaak (1961), David Souter (1939), Fandango (1981), Anthony W. Gardiner (1820), and Richard Moll (1943). After him are Meredith Brooks (1958), Bob Bryan (1978), Elizabeth Marvel (1969), Christine Darden (1942), Matt Lanter (1983), and Linda Woolverton (1952).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, R. L. Burnside ranks 558Before him are Beth Ditto (1981), Jimmy Dean (1928), Barrett Strong (1941), Porter Wagoner (1927), Derrick Green (1971), and Harry Connick Jr. (1967). After him are Eddy Arnold (1918), Becky G (1997), Jan Peerce (1904), Dave Williams (1972), Mary Costa (1930), and Fred Schneider (1951).