Tommy Bolin

1951 - 1976

Tommy Bolin

Thomas Richard Bolin (August 1, 1951 – December 4, 1976) was an American guitarist and songwriter who played with Zephyr (from 1969 to 1971), The James Gang (from 1973 to 1974), and Deep Purple (from 1975 to 1976), in addition to maintaining a notable career as a solo artist and session musician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tommy Bolin has received more than 893,587 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 577th most popular musician.

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  • 52.04

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  • 28

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  • 5.14

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.09

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among musicians, Tommy Bolin ranks 577 out of 2,258Before him are Uli Jon Roth, Alice Coltrane, Rufus Wainwright, Riccardo Cocciante, Matt Cameron, and Willy DeVille. After him are Laurie Anderson, Dido, Steve Lukather, Axel Rudi Pell, Murray Perahia, and David Foster.

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Among people born in 1951, Tommy Bolin ranks 116Before him are Lynda Carter, Alexander Sokurov, Li Hongzhi, Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, Beverly D'Angelo, and Enki Bilal. After him are Izhar Cohen, Jeanette, Win Myint, Karen Allen, Joachim Streich, and Dražen Dalipagić. Among people deceased in 1976, Tommy Bolin ranks 87Before him are Paul Morand, Orlando Letelier, Gregor Piatigorsky, Sal Mineo, Grégoire Kayibanda, and Karl Schäfer. After him are Mukaghali Makatayev, Paul Robeson, Rudolf Kempe, Paul Strand, Wilhelm Marschall, and Zhang Wentian.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tommy Bolin ranks 2,867 out of 12,171Before him are Fred Rogers (1928), Héctor Lavoe (1946), Robert James Waller (1939), Charles Curtis (1860), James J. Gibson (1904), and Jennifer Beals (1963). After him are Robert Jordan (1948), Laurie Anderson (1947), Robert Lansing (1864), Tracey Adams (1958), Leslie Lamport (1941), and Linda Harrison (1945).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, Tommy Bolin ranks 188Before him are Elvin Jones (1927), Billie Joe Armstrong (1972), Alice Coltrane (1937), Rufus Wainwright (1973), Matt Cameron (1962), and Willy DeVille (1950). After him are Laurie Anderson (1947), Steve Lukather (1957), Murray Perahia (1947), Fats Waller (1904), Marcus Miller (1959), and Wanda Jackson (1937).