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Last Updated : 21 January 2011, 17:50 IST
Last Updated : 21 January 2011, 17:50 IST

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-Bryan Adams was born on November 5, 1959 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, as Bryan Guy Adams.

-Like his father and grandfather, he attended strict British military schools.
-He got his first guitar at the age of ten.
-At 16, he quit school, became a guitarist for a band called Shock. When they couldn’t find a singer, he attempted to sing himself and also became the manager of the band.
-In 1983, his music was used for the first time in a motion picture soundtrack.
   The song was Heaven and the movie was A Night in Heaven.
-In 2003 in the middle of a European tour, he was shot at with an air rifle.
-In 2008, he wrote a song, titled Flower Grown Wild, for singer Amy Winehouse to help her overcome her drug addiction.
-He has been nominated for Grammy fifteen times.
-He is a strict vegetarian.
-He loves wearing blue jeans, sneakers and white T-shirt. 
-He is an avid photographer whose work has been published in a number of acclaimed magazines.
He has also held various exhibitions and won awards for his photography
-He owns The Bryan Adams Foundation, which aims to advance education and learning opportunities for children and young people worldwide.
-As a teenager, he did many jobs.
He delivered newspapers, worked at a pet shop and handled dog food, washed dishes at a restaurant and dug ditches during construction. 

  The Best of Bryan

-Favourite childhood memory : Living in Portugal.
-Favourite animal/pets : My Rottweilers and Bull Terriers.
-Hobbies : Sailing, 4-wheel driving (off road) and gardening.
-Cars : 1965 Land Rover Series II, Green and 1973 Land Rover and Nato Green.
-Favourite artistes : Peter Gabriel, Guns N’ Roses, Elton John, Baby Animals, C & W, Sam Cooke, gospel recordings.
-Favourite colours : Earthy tones
-Favourite drink : Carrot juice
-Favourite movies : Most films of Robert De Niro, Fellini's Roma and Hope and Glory.
-Favourite TV show : Married With Children
-Favourite actor and actress : Tom Hanks and Sigourney Weaver.
-Favourite book : The Last War Years

Catch Bryan Adams live at the Palace Grounds on February 13, 2011. Log on to entertainment.netsurf.co.in and www.kyazoonga.com/bryanadams for details.

Published 21 January 2011, 12:28 IST

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