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Taylor Hawkins

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Oliver Taylor Hawkins (February 17, 1972 – March 25, 2022) was an American musician, best known as the drummer of the rock band Foo Fighters, with whom he recorded eight studio albums between 1999 and 2021. Before joining the band in 1997, he was a touring drummer for Sass Jordan and for Alanis Morissette, as well as the drummer of the progressive experimental band Sylvia.In 2004, Hawkins formed his own side project, Taylor Hawkins and the Coattail Riders, in which he played drums and sang, releasing three studio albums between 2006 and 2019. He formed the supergroup NHC with Jane's Addiction members Dave Navarro and Chris Chaney in 2020, where he also took on lead vocal and drumming duties.Hawkins was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2021 as a member of Foo Fighters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taylor Hawkins has received more than 10,619,483 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Taylor Hawkins is the 2,117th most popular musician (down from 1,833rd in 2019), the 11,115th most popular biography from United States (down from 9,476th in 2019) and the 885th most popular American Musician.

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  • 30

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  • 2.35

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  • 4.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Taylor Hawkins ranks 2,117 out of 2,662Before him are Silje Nergaard, Jamie Cullum, Tony Thompson, St. Vincent, Reverend Gary Davis, and Ryan Tedder. After him are Necrobutcher, Mike Inez, Hiromi Uehara, Bob Kulick, Randy Jackson, and Chris Botti.

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Among people born in 1972, Taylor Hawkins ranks 380Before him are Pierre Amine Gemayel, Takanohana Kōji, Vassilios Tsiartas, Sammi Cheng, Ernest Cline, and Jani Soininen. After him are Àlex Brendemühl, Matthew Rush, Piotr Świerczewski, Andriy Husin, Kalinikos Kreanga, and Reiko Aylesworth.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Taylor Hawkins ranks 11,115 out of 18,182Before him are Lydia Lunch (1959), Reverend Gary Davis (1896), Jeffrey A. Hoffman (1944), Ryan Tedder (1979), Taissa Farmiga (1994), and Donna Dixon (1957). After him are Gregory Harrison (1950), Joel Gretsch (1963), Anthony Davis (1993), Elizabeth Lail (1992), The D.O.C. (1968), and Riley Keough (1989).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Taylor Hawkins ranks 885Before him are Gene Hoglan (1967), DJ Premier (1966), Tony Thompson (1954), St. Vincent (1982), Reverend Gary Davis (1896), and Ryan Tedder (1979). After him are Mike Inez (1966), Bob Kulick (1950), Randy Jackson (1956), Chris Botti (1962), Bob Weir (1947), and Roy Hargrove (1969).

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