Roger Miller

1936 - 1992

Roger Miller

Roger Dean Miller Sr. (January 2, 1936 – October 25, 1992) was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor, 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 1,552,820 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,486th most popular musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 1.6M

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  • 41.07

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Roger Miller ranks 1,489 out of 2,258Before him are Laurent Garnier, Matthias Reim, Travis Barker, Chris Thomas, Jack Johnson, and Richard Manuel. After him are Lucky Dube, Richard Ashcroft, Tom DeLonge, Ric Ocasek, Anders Fridén, and Joe South.

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Among people born in 1936, Roger Miller ranks 324Before him are Fang Lizhi, Margaret Mahy, Darlene Hard, Loren Acton, Larry McMurtry, and Shelley Morrison. After him are Ernest Shonekan, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Ismail Merchant, Akwasi Afrifa, Billy Higgins, and Robert F. Overmyer. Among people deceased in 1992, Roger Miller ranks 175Before him are Mae Clarke, Brenda Marshall, Nancy Walker, Sterling Holloway, Red Mitchell, and Yutaka Ozaki. After him are Arthur Wint, Neville Brand, Eddie Hazel, Freddie Bartholomew, Roy Acuff, and Robert Reed.

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