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The Definitive Ranking Of Musicians Named Taylor

Taylor is the most musical name of them all.

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16. Courtney Taylor-Taylor from The Dandy Warhols

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The Dandy Warhols have some really good songs, but still, the most impressive thing about this dude is that he successfully pulled off a double Taylor in his surname. Truly remarkable.


10. Chris Taylor from Grizzly Bear

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Chris Taylor is an excellent singer and multi-instrumentalist in Grizzly Bear, and is a very prolific producer of other indie acts. Chris Taylor is the greatest Taylor in the history of indie rock.


8. Roger Taylor from Queen

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Roger Meddows Taylor wasn't just the drummer in one of the greatest rock bands of all time – he was also one of the group's songwriters, and wrote hits like "Radio Ga Ga" and "I'm In Love With My Car." He was the fourth best member of Queen, but definitely the best Taylor in Queen.


4. John Taylor, Roger Taylor, and Andy Taylor from Duran Duran (three-way tie)

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It's kinda bullshit that Duran Duran was called Duran Duran when there were three guys named Taylor in it, but only two guys named Duran.

2. Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters

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Taylor Hawkins womps harder on the drums than anyone alive, including his bandmate Dave Grohl, a dude famous for womping REALLY hard on the drums. He's a cool dude too.