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Derek Taylor
Born May 7, 1932(1932-05-07)
Liverpool, England
Died September 8, 1997(1997-09-08) (aged 65)
Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Occupation Novelist, writer
Nationality British
Notable work(s) A Cellarful of Noise
I Me Mine

Derek Taylor (7 May 1932 – 8 September 1997) was an English journalist and author. He spent most of his career covering popular music and celebrity news. He had a long association with rock band The Beatles, serving at different times as their .[1] He was also a to The Beatles manager Brian Epstein, and co-wrote a with guitarist George Harrison.

In the mid-1960s, Taylor lived with his family in Los Angeles, California,[1] and had his own agency. His clients included The Byrds and The Beach Boys. He also gave Harry Nilsson's career a boost, when he sent copies of Nilsson's album Pandemonium Shadow Show to important members of the music industry, including the Beatles. Taylor died of cancer.


  1. 1.0 1.1 Hear Derek Taylor (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969).