Steve Stevens

1959 - Today

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Steve Stevens (born Steven Bruce Schneider; May 5, 1959) is an American guitarist and songwriter. He is best known as Billy Idol's guitarist and songwriting collaborator, and for his lead guitar work on the theme to Top Gun – "Top Gun Anthem" – for which he won a Grammy in 1987: Best Pop Instrumental Performance. Stevens has played for Michael Jackson, Ric Ocasek, Robert Palmer and many others. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Steve Stevens has received more than 1,017,047 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Steve Stevens is the 1,246th most popular musician (down from 1,204th in 2019), the 6,164th most popular biography from United States (down from 5,761st in 2019) and the 493rd most popular American Musician.

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  • 19

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  • 4.32

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  • 2.46

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Among musicians, Steve Stevens ranks 1,246 out of 2,675. Before him are Veronika Dudarova, Albert Lee, Brad Delson, Pál Kadosa, Nat Adderley, and Oliver Shanti. After him are Robert Cray, Peter Hook, Jim Root, Daryl Hall, Bob Rock, and Charles Lloyd.

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Among people born in 1959, Steve Stevens ranks 197Before him are Sabine Meyer, Jorginho Putinatti, Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, Alexander Lebedev, Steven Erikson, and Brian Setzer. After him are Sheena Easton, Mare Winningham, Aleksei Balabanov, Rodrigo García, Lone Scherfig, and Sanjay Dutt.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Steve Stevens ranks 6,164 out of 15,968. Before him are David Peoples (1940), L. Q. Jones (1927), Troian Bellisario (1985), John Schneider (1960), Janet Asimov (1926), and Mary J. Blige (1971). After him are Robert Cray (1953), James Morrison (1954), Hal Greer (1936), Henry Dreyfuss (1904), Lucretia Garfield (1832), and Donella Meadows (1941).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Steve Stevens ranks 493Before him are Mary Lou Williams (1910), Brian Setzer (1959), Tim Hardin (1941), Mick Thomson (1973), Brad Delson (1977), and Nat Adderley (1931). After him are Robert Cray (1953), Jim Root (1971), Daryl Hall (1946), Charles Lloyd (1938), Vinny Appice (1957), and Mike Stern (1953).