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"Bryan Adams"

This is a story of a young songwriter who decided he'd like to be a rock star as well. Vancouver's Bryan Adams wasn't always a rock superstar.

He and his partner Jim Vallance wrote more than forty songs in a three year period ... most of them for Canadian rock groups. But Adams got tired of the anonymity of a composer. He possesses sexy good looks and a husky voice so he thought he'd put a band together and take to the road. It was a smart move.

In 1984, a year after turning professional singer, he won four Juno Awards, including one for top male vocalist. The mayor of Los Angeles declared 'Bryan Adams Day' after he sold out two shows at the L.A. Palladium.

His first video 'Reckless' was released in 1985 and the album from it rose to become number one on Billboard Magazine's Top 10 Chart. Aware of the fact that in order to stay on top you have to grow, Bryan Adams, at the age of 27 in 1987, decided to put some social consciousness into his songs. The result was the hit 'Into the Fire'. Although he travels extensively in the States, Bryan Adams says he will never leave Canada. He's another Canadian Achiever.

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