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Dave Taylor

Dave Taylor

Confirmed: Jan. 19, 2018 (Archived)

from Vancouver BC

Biography
David Taylor is a Canadian musician most famous for playing bass with Bryan Adams between 1982 and 1998. His playing can be heard on all Adams albums during that time and also was the live touring bass player.

Born in Vancouver BC February 20 1953. Grew up traveling the world with his mother, schooling in Australia, Britain and Canada. Picked up the guitar at 15 like so many others, so maybe girls would talk to him.

In 1973 returned to Vancouver and began playing bass guitar. The local music scene was beginning to heat up. There was obvious opportunity. It was time to get serious. Enrolled in the Capilano College Music Program in 1976.

From 1978 until 1982 Dave played in local Vancouver bands, Winslow, Foxfire, R&B Allstars and local artist Geoff Gibbons, Joanie Bye, Jim Harmata, David Steele and Terry Edmunds. In 1982 he became the bass player for Bryan Adams and from then until 1998 recorded and toured full time with Adams.

Dave has also recorded for international artists Carly Simon, Tina Turner, John Forgerty

Adams decided to pare down his band to a trio in 1998 and played bass himself. From then to the present he has stayed home with his wife, Artist Meesha Miesje. Playing bass and guitar with friends.

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Past Projects

GroupRoleDates
FoxFireBass1979-1980
R&B All StarsBass / Vocals1978-1981

Videos

Bryan Adams - Hearts On Fire
In this Video Artist(s) Dave Taylor
Posted: Jan. 20, 2018
Filmed: Jun. 4, 1987

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Listing last updated/confirmed Jan. 19, 2018