Richie Sambora

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Richard Stephen Sambora (born July 11, 1959) is an American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer, best known as the lead guitarist of the rock band Bon Jovi from 1983 to 2013. He and lead singer Jon Bon Jovi formed the main songwriting unit for the band. He has also released three solo albums: Stranger in This Town in 1991, Undiscovered Soul in 1998, and Aftermath of the Lowdown released in September 2012.In 2018, Sambora was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Bon Jovi, and reunited with his former bandmates for a performance at the induction ceremony. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richie Sambora has received more than 4,513,418 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Richie Sambora is the 352nd most popular musician (up from 362nd in 2019), the 1,962nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,923rd in 2019) and the 107th most popular American Musician.

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Among musicians, Richie Sambora ranks 352 out of 2,675Before him are Joe Strummer, Sérgio Mendes, Farid al-Atrash, Jack Bruce, Adrian Smith, and Pat Metheny. After him are Mick Taylor, Coleman Hawkins, Steve Morse, Billy Ray Cyrus, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, and Wayne Shorter.

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Among people born in 1959, Richie Sambora ranks 41Before him are Alberto Fernández, Nina Hartley, Kelly Lynch, Christian Wulff, Vincent D'Onofrio, and Morten Harket. After him are Ving Rhames, Sade, Per Gessle, Sam Raimi, Victoria Abril, and Ramón Díaz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richie Sambora ranks 1,962 out of 15,968Before him are Rami Malek (1981), Thomas Eakins (1844), Pat Metheny (1954), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), James Bond (1900), and John DeLorean (1925). After him are William Daniel Phillips (1948), Susan Sullivan (1942), Coleman Hawkins (1904), Josiah Warren (1798), Kathleen Turner (1954), and Steve Morse (1954).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Richie Sambora ranks 107Before him are Peggy Lee (1920), Ry Cooder (1947), Steve Vai (1960), Robby Krieger (1946), Bobby McFerrin (1950), and Pat Metheny (1954). After him are Coleman Hawkins (1904), Steve Morse (1954), Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Wayne Shorter (1933), Moby (1965), and John Densmore (1944).

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