Robbie Robertson

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Jaime Royal "Robbie" Robertson, OC (born July 5, 1943), is a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, actor, and author. Robertson is best known for his work as lead guitarist and songwriter for The Band, and for his career as a solo recording artist. Robertson's work with The Band was instrumental in creating the Americana music genre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robbie Robertson has received more than 3,780,367 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Robbie Robertson is the 901st most popular musician (up from 944th in 2019), the 219th most popular biography from Canada (up from 228th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Canadian Musician.

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  • 61.53

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  • 26

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  • 2.00

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  • 4.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Robbie Robertson ranks 901 out of 2,675Before him are Kenny Burrell, Larry Van Kriedt, John Scofield, Huey Lewis, Bruce Kulick, and Markos Vamvakaris. After him are Eric Ericson, Donald Byrd, David Paich, Carl Cox, Ludacris, and Grant Green.

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Among people born in 1943, Robbie Robertson ranks 275Before him are Tom Holland, Sani Abacha, David Geffen, Ted Neeley, Reinhard Libuda, and Charles Savarin. After him are Jeffrey Tate, Penny Marshall, Tim Krabbé, Ramón Grosso, Gordon Matta-Clark, and Jon Postel.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Robbie Robertson ranks 219 out of 1,130Before him are Chris Benoit (1967), Gabrielle Roy (1909), John Murray (1841), Alfred Aho (1941), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), and Oliver Platt (1960). After him are Raymond Massey (1896), Patrick J. Adams (1981), Kim Coates (1958), Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville (1661), Michael Bublé (1975), and The Weeknd (1990).

Among MUSICIANS In Canada

Among musicians born in Canada, Robbie Robertson ranks 13Before him are Gil Evans (1912), Loreena McKennitt (1957), David Foster (1949), Neil Peart (1952), Maynard Ferguson (1928), and Diana Krall (1964). After him are Paul Bley (1932), Buffy Sainte-Marie (1941), Geddy Lee (1953), Bob Ezrin (1949), Bob Rock (1954), and Alex Lifeson (1953).

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