Steve Morse

1954 - Today

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Steve J. Morse (born July 28, 1954) is an American guitarist, best known as the founder of the Dixie Dregs and as the lead guitarist of Deep Purple since 1994. Morse has also enjoyed a successful solo career and was briefly a member of the group Kansas in the mid-1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Morse has received more than 1,355,634 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Steve Morse is the 355th most popular musician (up from 482nd in 2019), the 1,968th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,453rd in 2019) and the 109th most popular American Musician.

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  • 67.05

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.87

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.00

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Steve Morse ranks 355 out of 2,675Before him are Jack Bruce, Adrian Smith, Pat Metheny, Richie Sambora, Mick Taylor, and Coleman Hawkins. After him are Billy Ray Cyrus, Élisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, Wayne Shorter, Barış Manço, David Helfgott, and Per Gessle.

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Among people born in 1954, Steve Morse ranks 61Before him are David Grossman, Eric Gerets, Ross Brawn, Pat Metheny, Ilan Ramon, and Kathleen Turner. After him are Jorge Jesus, Chris Evert, Katey Sagal, Anthony Minghella, Leovegildo Lins da Gama Júnior, and Hrant Dink.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Morse ranks 1,968 out of 15,968Before him are Richie Sambora (1959), William Daniel Phillips (1948), Susan Sullivan (1942), Coleman Hawkins (1904), Josiah Warren (1798), and Kathleen Turner (1954). After him are Clement Greenberg (1909), Rick Riordan (1964), Edmond Hamilton (1904), Lewis Mumford (1895), John Hancock (1737), and Billy Ray Cyrus (1961).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Steve Morse ranks 109Before him are Steve Vai (1960), Robby Krieger (1946), Bobby McFerrin (1950), Pat Metheny (1954), Richie Sambora (1959), and Coleman Hawkins (1904). After him are Billy Ray Cyrus (1961), Wayne Shorter (1933), Moby (1965), John Densmore (1944), Peter Criss (1945), and Dexter Gordon (1923).