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MUSICIAN

Roger Miller

1936 - 1992

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Roger Dean Miller Sr. (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter, widely known for his honky-tonk-influenced novelty songs and his chart-topping country and pop hits "King of the Road", "Dang Me", and "England Swings", all from the mid-1960s Nashville sound era. After growing up in Oklahoma and serving in the United States Army, Miller began his musical career as a songwriter in the late 1950s, writing such hits as "Billy Bayou" and "Home" for Jim Reeves and "Invitation to the Blues" for Ray Price. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roger Miller has received more than 2,249,571 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Roger Miller is the 1,833rd most popular musician (down from 1,655th in 2019), the 9,375th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,364th in 2019) and the 743rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 2.2M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 42.29

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.55

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among MUSICIANS

Among musicians, Roger Miller ranks 1,833 out of 2,662Before him are Mick Karn, Percy Heath, Chick Webb, Yip Harburg, Yuja Wang, and Roy Bittan. After him are Jeremy Spencer, Merle Travis, Edwin Hawkins, Vilayat Khan, Bang Chan, and Richie Kotzen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Roger Miller ranks 448Before him are Peter Hill-Wood, Tommy Steele, Guillermo Escalada, Otto Leodolter, Yury Osipov, and Volker Strassen. After him are Andrew Davies, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Edward C. Stone, Wolfgang Behrendt, Shelley Morrison, and Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. Among people deceased in 1992, Roger Miller ranks 224Before him are Maurice Perrin, Leo Halle, Alexander Almetov, Peter Hirt, Max Stiepl, and Luka Lipošinović. After him are Lazăr Sfera, Mae Clarke, Alif Hajiyev, Kurt Wires, László Rajcsányi, and Robert Reed.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Roger Miller ranks 9,375 out of 18,182Before him are Victor Schertzinger (1888), Carl Knowles (1910), Fontella Bass (1940), Vanessa Marano (1992), Debi Mazar (1964), and Roy Bittan (1949). After him are Steven Weber (1961), Frank Waller (1884), Larry the Cable Guy (1963), Mike Massimino (1962), Wiley Post (1898), and Lola Glaudini (1971).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Roger Miller ranks 743Before him are Tom Harrell (1946), Patrick Leonard (1956), Percy Heath (1923), Chick Webb (1905), Yip Harburg (1896), and Roy Bittan (1949). After him are Merle Travis (1917), Edwin Hawkins (1943), Richie Kotzen (1970), Danny Carey (1961), Joe Lovano (1952), and Alison Krauss (1971).