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Skip Spence

1946 - 1999

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Alexander "Skip" Spence (born Alexander Lee Spence, Jr.; April 18, 1946 – April 16, 1999) was a Canadian-born American singer-songwriter and musician. He was co-founder of Moby Grape, and played guitar with them until 1969. In the same year, he released his only solo album, Oar, and then largely withdrew from the music industry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Skip Spence has received more than 581,994 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Skip Spence is the 2,006th most popular singer, the 630th most popular biography from Canada and the 36th most popular Canadian Singer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 580k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 40.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.21

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Skip Spence ranks 2,006 out of 3,528Before him are Billy Bragg, Elvir Laković Laka, Yui, Anita Skorgan, Kangin, and Normani. After him are Chuck Billy, Stoja, Willy William, Momo Hirai, Karol G, and Robert Merrill.

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Among people born in 1946, Skip Spence ranks 634Before him are Michael Coats, Al Lowe, Vladimir Vikulov, Pearlette Louisy, Isamu Sonoda, and Jan Domarski. After him are Martha Coolidge, Lennox Miller, Cameron Mackintosh, Mike Wilds, Samuel E. Wright, and Patrick Manning. Among people deceased in 1999, Skip Spence ranks 273Before him are Arvo Viitanen, Bailey Olter, Payne Stewart, Gar Samuelson, Jack Lynch, and Harry Blackmun. After him are Hillary Brooke, Big L, Vere Bird, Guy Mitchell, Laurie Scott, and Allen Stack.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Skip Spence ranks 630 out of 1,350Before him are Thomas Christopher Collins (1947), Karla Homolka (1970), Leonard Peikoff (1933), Meghan Ory (1982), Pablo Schreiber (1978), and Ruby Keeler (1909). After him are Steve Yzerman (1965), Steve Bauer (1959), Paul Churchland (1942), Gregory Colbert (1960), Viola Myers (1927), and George Lyon (1858).

Among SINGERS In Canada

Among singers born in Canada, Skip Spence ranks 36Before him are Alessia Cara (1996), Paul Shaffer (1949), K.d. lang (1961), Barbara Hannigan (1971), Deryck Whibley (1980), and Mac DeMarco (1990). After him are Jeon So-mi (2001), Kate McGarrigle (1946), Corey Hart (1962), Pierre Bouvier (1979), Lee Aaron (1962), and Natasha St-Pier (1981).