Roy Wood

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Roy Wood (born 8 November 1946) is an English singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was particularly successful in the 1960s and 1970s as member and co-founder of the Move, Electric Light Orchestra and Wizzard. As a songwriter, he contributed a number of hits to the repertoire of these bands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy Wood has received more than 1,976,552 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Roy Wood is the 1,421st most popular musician (down from 1,260th in 2019), the 3,737th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,315th in 2019) and the 227th most popular Musician.

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  • 45.66

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  • 22

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  • 2.01

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  • 3.84

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Roy Wood ranks 1,421 out of 2,662Before him are Gary Barlow, Andor Földes, Larry Graham, George Adams, Scott Weiland, and Roland Grapow. After him are Calixa Lavallée, Josef Lhévinne, Will Champion, Tim Sköld, John Powell, and Steve Lacy.

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Among people born in 1946, Roy Wood ranks 477Before him are Zinaida Turchyna, Peter Lorimer, Michel Leclère, Patrick Baudry, Randy Meisner, and Larry Graham. After him are Mark Snow, José Lai, Dennis Muren, Vladimir Martynov, Mary-Claire King, and Ali Parvin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Roy Wood ranks 3,737 out of 7,765Before him are Joe Alwyn (1991), David Allan (1744), Saint Mungo (518), G. Evelyn Hutchinson (1903), Peter Murphy (1957), and Sir John Barrow, 1st Baronet (1764). After him are Eric A. Havelock (1903), Jamie Carragher (1978), Justin Fashanu (1961), Anne Treisman (1935), John Braine (1922), and Adolph Deutsch (1897).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Roy Wood ranks 227Before him are Peter Maxwell Davies (1934), Gordon Haskell (1946), Paul Kossoff (1950), Jonny Greenwood (1971), Mick Avory (1944), and Gary Barlow (1971). After him are Will Champion (1978), John Powell (1963), John Foxx (1948), Robin Trower (1945), Simon Wright (1963), and Johnny Marr (1963).