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Derek Taylor (I) (1932–1997)

Derek Taylor (7 May 1932 - 8 September 1997) was an English journalist, writer and publicist. He is best known for his work as press officer for The Beatles and The Beach Boys, creating campaign tag-lines such as "The Beatles Are Coming" and "Brian Wilson Is a Genius". He started his career as a local journalist in Liverpool aged 17 working for the... See full bio »



(age 65) in London, England, UK
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 1995 The Beatles Anthology (TV Mini-Series documentary) (special assistance - 3 episodes)
- February '64 to July '64 (1995) ... (special assistance)
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Autobiogaphy: "As Time Goes By: Living In The Sixties." New York: Straight Arrow. See more »

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George Harrison's song, "Blue Jay Way", was written one night when he was visiting Los Angeles (staying in a rented house on Blue Jay Way), waiting for Taylor and his wife (still living in California) to come over; it was foggy out, and they'd gotten lost en route. See more »

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