Shelly Manne

1920 - 1984

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Sheldon "Shelly" Manne (June 11, 1920 – September 26, 1984) was an American jazz drummer. Most frequently associated with West Coast jazz, he was known for his versatility and also played in a number of other styles, including Dixieland, swing, bebop, avant-garde jazz, and later fusion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shelly Manne has received more than 308,855 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Shelly Manne is the 1,717th most popular musician (up from 1,934th in 2019), the 8,654th most popular biography from United States (up from 10,000th in 2019) and the 644th most popular American Musician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 310k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 45.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.99

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.94

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Shelly Mannes by language

Over the past year Shelly Manne has had the most page views in the with 36,435 views, followed by Japanese (3,232), and French (3,160). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (79.39%), Esperanto (49.80%), and Norwegian (Nynorsk) (41.93%)


Among musicians, Shelly Manne ranks 1,717 out of 3,175Before him are Yang Hyun-suk, Ian McLagan, Bernie Leadon, RZA, Michael Steele, and Arto Lindsay. After him are Mike Chapman, Arto Tunçboyacıyan, Alexander Courage, Ray Anthony, Dominic Miller, and Sophie Muller.

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Among people born in 1920, Shelly Manne ranks 366Before him are Alberto Crespo, Olha Ilkiv, Edera Cordiale, Carlo Monti, Usha Mehta, and Jack Rowley. After him are Guinn Smith, Lucidio Sentimenti, Cecilia Colledge, Denton Cooley, John Paul Stevens, and Hans Gerschwiler. Among people deceased in 1984, Shelly Manne ranks 218Before him are Johnnie Parsons, Antonio Maquilón, Ólafur Jóhannesson, Pentti Hämäläinen, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, and Paul Le Flem. After him are Henry Wilcoxon, Yvon Petra, Nikolai Tomsky, Machito, Peggy Ann Garner, and Carl Foreman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Shelly Manne ranks 8,654 out of 20,380Before him are Bobby Joe Long (1953), Pat Carroll (1927), Nancy Richey (1942), Edmund White (1940), Ann Richards (1933), and Clint Howard (1959). After him are Robert Jarvik (1946), Todd Field (1964), David Jenkins (1936), Matthew McGrory (1973), Alexander Courage (1919), and Liz Torres (1947).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Shelly Manne ranks 644Before him are Spencer Dryden (1938), Stanley Turrentine (1934), Bernie Leadon (1947), RZA (1969), Michael Steele (1955), and Arto Lindsay (1953). After him are Alexander Courage (1919), Ray Anthony (1922), Dave Weckl (1960), Machito (1912), Booker T. Jones (1944), and Jackie McLean (1931).