Seasick Steve

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Steven Gene Wold (né Leach; 19 March 1951), commonly known as Seasick Steve, is an American blues musician. He plays mostly personalized guitars and sings, usually about his early life doing casual work. From the late 1960s, he worked as a musician and recording engineer in the US and Europe; he played bass in Shanti and was in a disco band called Crystal Grass as well as other bands. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seasick Steve has received more than 1,316,312 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Seasick Steve is the 1,822nd most popular musician (down from 1,553rd in 2019), the 9,228th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,750th in 2019) and the 696th most popular American Musician.

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  • 1.3M

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  • 44.63

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.12

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among musicians, Seasick Steve ranks 1,822 out of 3,175Before him are Eddie Kramer, Bootsy Collins, Nick Rhodes, Jovdat Hajiyev, Simon Barere, and Emmanuel Pahud. After him are Steve Gaines, Keith Levene, Barry Harris, Micky Moody, Pete Doherty, and Terry Kath.

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Among people born in 1951, Seasick Steve ranks 481Before him are Haruki Uemura, Bernhard Germeshausen, Peabo Bryson, Bootsy Collins, Steve Prefontaine, and Terrence Mann. After him are Jean-Louis Borloo, Nenad Stekić, Scott Gorham, Mammootty, Pany Yathotou, and Marcel Dionne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Seasick Steve ranks 9,228 out of 20,380Before him are Keith Andes (1920), Tony Hillerman (1925), Adam Goldberg (1970), Jeanne Cooper (1928), Jim Hanks (1961), and Terrence Mann (1951). After him are William Rosecrans (1819), Dean Cundey (1946), Albert Pinkham Ryder (1847), Leon Shamroy (1901), Gwen Torrence (1965), and Lamar Hunt (1932).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Seasick Steve ranks 696Before him are Doc Watson (1923), Joe Bonamassa (1977), Jimmy Garrison (1934), Larry Adler (1914), Chris Broderick (1970), and Bootsy Collins (1951). After him are Steve Gaines (1949), Barry Harris (1929), Terry Kath (1946), Scott Gorham (1951), George Adams (1940), and Herbert Stothart (1885).