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Simon Phillips

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Simon Phillips (born 6 February 1957) is a US-based English jazz, fusion and rock drummer, songwriter, and record producer. He worked with rock bands during the 1970s and 1980s and was the drummer for the band Toto from 1992 to 2014. Phillips worked as a session drummer for Jeff Beck, Gary Moore, Michael Schenker, Bernie Marsden, Jon Lord, Nik Kershaw, Mike Oldfield, Judas Priest, Mike Rutherford, Tears for Fears, 10cc, Pete Townshend and The Who. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Simon Phillips has received more than 54,046 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Simon Phillips is the 874th most popular musician (down from 840th in 2019), the 2,453rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,400th in 2019) and the 150th most popular British Musician.

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  • 50.70

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  • 24

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  • 5.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.69

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Simon Phillips ranks 874 out of 2,662Before him are Alice, James Galway, George Duke, Tommy Flanagan, Charley Patton, and Mike Porcaro. After him are Max Cavalera, Éric Serra, John Lewis, Alice Coltrane, Aníbal Troilo, and Veronika Dudarova.

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Among people born in 1957, Simon Phillips ranks 129Before him are Viktor Vekselberg, Jakob Nielsen, Nery Pumpido, Marlon Jackson, Hansi Müller, and Mohsen Makhmalbaf. After him are Mario Salieri, Goodluck Jonathan, Christian Schmidt, Kadim Al Sahir, Paul Reiser, and Peter North.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Simon Phillips ranks 2,453 out of 7,765Before him are Tony Brise (1952), Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury (1621), Margaret Bondfield (1873), Catherine Carey (1523), Thomas Wyatt the Younger (1521), and Frank Watson Dyson (1868). After him are David Tomlinson (1917), Jack Clayton (1921), Ray Stevenson (1964), Tommy Flanagan (1965), Henry Dudeney (1857), and Henry of Scotland (1115).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Simon Phillips ranks 150Before him are Burial (2000), Al Stewart (1945), Brian Connolly (1945), George Shearing (1919), Philip Catherine (1942), and James Galway (1939). After him are Fatboy Slim (1963), Pete Burns (1959), Mel Collins (1947), Dick Parry (1942), Mick Ronson (1946), and Mick Fleetwood (1947).

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