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R. Dean Taylor (b. 1939) is a Canadian songwriter, record producer, and singer.

Born Richard Dean Taylor on the 11th May 1939 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he began his career in 1961 as a pianist and singer with several bands in Toronto. He also made his first recordings in 1961, for the Audiomaster record label. The next year, Taylor's "At the High School Dance", a single for Amy-Mala Records, was a minor success. His…

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  • Hiya, just been watching the Indiana Wants Me video...that's my Dad doing the running! We used to watch this on video when we were little and thought that the feds were really after him!
  • Muito maneiro!
  • ghost in my house one of the better nothern soul tunes to dance too.
  • there's a ghost in my house!!!! i can't hide!!!!
  • lo mejor de lo mejor
  • R. Dean Taylor was truly underrated. A classic blue-eyed soul singer, Mototwn needs to reissue his work, here in the States -- then again, there's so much material and artists that Motown is just sitting on.
  • an amazing tune
  • Totally underrated.
  • A truly great Northern Soul artist
  • He left the biz in 1982 or 1983. He's probably living on royalties (Love Child etc).

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