R. Dean Taylor

Teen Rock // 60's pop

Years active 1961-present

always klick on pic.s

Toronto, Ontario, Can

Born May 11, 1939 (age 79 [2018])


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R. Dean Taylor (born Richard Dean Taylor, 11 May 1939) is a Canadian singer, most notable as a recording artistsongwriter and record producer for Motown during the 1960s and 1970s. According to Jason Ankeny, Taylor "remains one of the most underrated acts ever to record under the Motown aegis."

As a singer, American audiences know Taylor best for his chart-topping 1970 hit "Indiana Wants Me, which hit No. 1 in Cash Box in the United States and was also No. 1 in Canada and No. 2 in the UK. It peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was featured in the opening minutes of the 1980 American movie, The Ninth Configuration. He is well known in the United Kingdom for other hits, including "Gotta See Jane" and "There's a Ghost in My House”. … Read full text here >>> R. Dean Taylor

Original release, AUDIO MASTER 1 (Ont. CAN.) [12/1960]   b/w   YORKVILLE YV-45004 (CAN) 1967

This release, re-issue on CLASSIC CR-V 6782 (Can.) [1982]

R. Dean Taylor - At the highschool dance - 1960   b/w   Quiet Jungle - Ship of dreams - 1967

At the high school dance - 1960

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