Les Taylor (US country music)
Leslie Christopher "Les" Taylor (born December 27, 1948 in Oneida, Kentucky) is an American country music artist. Taylor has released two studio albums on Epic Records. His highest charting single, "I Gotta Mind to Go Crazy," peaked at No. 44 in 1991.
In 1980, Taylor became the contributing lead singer and rhythm guitarist of country-pop band Exile. He performed with the group until 1989, when he left to pursue a solo career. After parting ways with Epic, Taylor reunited with Exile in 1995. He continued to perform with the band until 2006.
As a songwriter, Taylor has had his songs recorded by Travis Tritt and Shelby Lynne. He also co-wrote Janie Fricke's Number One single, "It Ain't Easy Bein' Easy."
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