Andy Taylor (guitarist)

British guitarist

Andrew Arthur Taylor (born 16 February 1961) is an English guitarist, songwriter and record producer. He is a former member of both Duran Duran and the Power Station. His career began in 1980 and he retired in 2006. He returned to making music in 2019.

Andy Taylor
Birth nameAndrew Arthur Taylor
Born (1961-02-16) 16 February 1961 (age 63)
Tynemouth, Northumberland, England
Years active1980–2006, 2019–present
Formerly of
Tracey Wilson
(m. 1982)

He had worked with many bands and singers such as Robert Palmer, Rod Stewart, the Almighty, Thunder, Love and Money, Mark Shaw, Then Jerico, C. C. Catch, Paul Rodgers (with The Law), Belinda Carlisle and Gun.[1]

In 1982, he married Tracey Wilson. He was born in Tynemouth, Northumberland. In 2022, it was announced that Taylor had stage-4 prostate cancer.[2]


  1. Sayce, Rebecca. "Duran Duran's Andy Taylor to play solo Birmingham show". Retrieved 2020-12-24.
  2. Bloom, Madison (November 6, 2022). "Duran Duran Reveal Andy Taylor's Cancer Diagnosis During 2022 Rock Hall Ceremony". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 6, 2022.