Ronnie Lane

1946 - 1997

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Ronald Frederick Lane (1 April 1946 – 4 June 1997) was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: Small Faces (1965–69) and subsequently Faces (1969–73). With Small Faces he was nicknamed "Plonk". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronnie Lane has received more than 1,357,362 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ronnie Lane is the 1,268th most popular musician (up from 1,292nd in 2019), the 3,325th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,241st in 2019) and the 207th most popular British Musician.

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Among musicians, Ronnie Lane ranks 1,268 out of 2,675Before him are Geoff Nicholls, Ian Stuart Donaldson, Tré Cool, Pepper Adams, Ralph Towner, and Bonnie Raitt. After him are Suga, Ma Rainey, Magic Slim, Ray Ventura, Mary Travers, and Markus Grosskopf.

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Among people born in 1946, Ronnie Lane ranks 411Before him are Lars-Emil Johansen, Julie Garwood, Juan José Millás, Vinod Khanna, Miklós Németh, and Roy Wood. After him are Beth Carvalho, John Spencer, Mark Snow, Jean Thissen, Ramazan Abdulatipov, and Harry Vos. Among people deceased in 1997, Ronnie Lane ranks 194Before him are Heikki Savolainen, Mikel Koliqi, Conlon Nancarrow, Natallia Arsiennieva, Matti Sippala, and Cheddi Jagan. After him are Lillian Disney, Voldemar Väli, Helen Jacobs, Eugène Guillevic, Lars Ahlin, and Ted Gärdestad.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronnie Lane ranks 3,325 out of 6,924Before him are Geoff Nicholls (1948), Edward Irving (1792), Ian Stuart Donaldson (1957), Imogen Heap (1977), Richard Bright (1789), and Thomas Andrew Knight (1759). After him are Roger Hargreaves (1935), Vivian Fuchs (1908), Acker Bilk (1929), Chris Farlowe (1940), Mark Hughes (1963), and Annie Kenney (1879).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Ronnie Lane ranks 207Before him are Jay Kay (1969), Albert Lee (1943), Peter Hook (1956), Roy Wood (1946), Geoff Nicholls (1948), and Ian Stuart Donaldson (1957). After him are Clifford Curzon (1907), Joe Jackson (1954), William Primrose (1904), Rick Allen (1963), Dennis Brain (1921), and Johnny Marr (1963).