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Bryan Adams

A celebrity from Kingston Ontario Canada

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  • Aug 17, 2011
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There are a ton of songs by Bryan Adams that I enjoy. Unfortunately, there are also a ton of his songs that I find sound alike.
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review by . August 11, 2009
posted in People Power
The Music of Bryan Adams
 I’m not a fan of Bryan (Guy) Adams really, but I found myself liking quite a few of his compositions. This may be walking down memory lane as he has been on the music scene for as long as I can remember. Beginning with the most popular song (Everything I do) I do it for you from Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves starring Kevin Costner.  This song spent a record-breaking seventeen weeks at number one on UK Singles Chart.      "    And then comes …
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Despite looking extremely cool, I have to admit that I'm a dork. I grew up on the outskirts of the small town of Oberlin, LA. I have since relocated to the Lake Charles, LA area.I love my home state … more
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Bryan Adams negotiated the shifting tides of the '80s so well that it never seemed as if he were changing to fit the times. A veteran of the '70s studio arena rock game, Adams struck out on his own in the early '80s, turning into a star in his native Canada and making headway with his 1983 album, Cuts Like a Knife. All of this was a prelude to Reckless, the 1984 album that turned him into an international superstar, selling by the truckloads in North America, Europe, and Asia thanks to the hits "Run to You," "Heaven," and "Summer of '69." From that point on, Adams was the most unassuming of rock stars, riding high on the charts and selling out arenas, even breaking Billboard records with his power ballad "Everything I Do (I Do It for You)," but never quite dominating the public imagination (or earning the critical respect) as such peers as Bruce Springsteen or John Mellencamp. Nevertheless, Adams remained a formidable presence on the American charts into the mid-'90s, and while the popularity of his new records started to slip after that, he retained his audience in Canada and the U.K. and his '80s hits remained radio staples as he began a career as a photographer.

The son of an English diplomat, Bryan Adams was born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in 1959 and spent much of his childhood traveling Europe. His family set down roots in North Vancouver, British Columbia, in 1973, around which time he began seriously...

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Filmography: House of Fools
Nationality: Canadian
Instruments: Vocals, Guitar
Genre: Alternative Rock
Country: Canada
Birth Date: November 5, 1959
Gender: Male
Height: 68 inches
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