Spike Edney

1951 - Today

Spike Edney

Philip "Spike" Edney (born 11 December 1951 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England) is an English musician who, since the early 1970s, has performed with a number of bands, most notably with Queen in their live concerts, where his participation started in 1984. In the earlier phase of his career, during the mid-1970s, he recorded and toured with The Tymes and Ben E. King, playing keyboards, bass, guitar and trombone. Subsequently, in the late 1970s, he was musical director for Edwin Starr and, during the early 1980s, worked with Duran Duran, The Boomtown Rats, Dexys Midnight Runners, Bucks Fizz, Haircut One Hundred and The Rolling Stones. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Spike Edney has received more than 313,809 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,411th most popular musician.

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  • 16

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  • 2.98

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  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Spike Edney ranks 1,414 out of 2,258Before him are Clem Burke, Emppu Vuorinen, Flavor Flav, Alex Turner, Brad Mehldau, and Kevin Moore. After him are Graham Gouldman, Big Walter Horton, Diplo, Shantel, Don Williams, and Janine Jansen.

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Among people born in 1951, Spike Edney ranks 332Before him are Steve Prefontaine, Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed, Alfonso Portillo, Pam Dawber, Bruce Arena, and Gary Rossington. After him are Gordon Liu, Don Quarrie, Volker Bouffier, Peter Davison, Rush Limbaugh, and Jan Krzysztof Bielecki.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Spike Edney ranks 3,457 out of 5,347Before him are Perry McCarthy (1961), Geoffrey de Havilland (1882), Tracey Ullman (1959), Alex Turner (1986), John Gray (1948), and John Miles (1943). After him are Graham Gouldman (1946), Robert Morris (1734), Archibald Geikie (1835), Jeremy Hunt (1966), Marie-Chantal, Crown Princess of Greece (1968), and Ian Burgess (1930).

Among MUSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among musicians born in United Kingdom, Spike Edney ranks 232Before him are Guy Fletcher (1960), Bev Bevan (1944), John Martyn (1948), Gavin Harrison (1963), Jonny Greenwood (1971), and Alex Turner (1986). After him are Graham Gouldman (1946), Lily Allen (1985), Zayn Malik (1993), Steve Hillage (1951), John Taylor (1960), and Boz Burrell (1946).