"He thought he was the white Michael Jackson," his father recalls.Gifted with perfect pitch, Hicks taught himself blues harmonica and guitar at the age of 16 by playing off different sounds he heard throughout the day.Taylor, who was born on October 7, 1976, wrote his first song "In Your Time" when he was just 18.Possessed by a strong passion in music, he then began exploring his talent by studying to play guitar.He started going gray since he was in his early teens. In the top 3 round, he sang the songs like Dancing in the Dark, Try a Little Tenderness and You Are So Beautiful. He bought this harmonica at a flea market in Bessemer, Alabama for about .He safely reached the top 2 and became the winner of the 5th session of an American Idol on Taylor Hicks was born as Taylor Reuben Hicks at the end of 1976 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America to Bradley Hicks and Pamela Dickinson. Two years later, he wrote his first song and he began playing guitar since he was aged 19 years old.On a whirlwind trip to Los Angeles to play this Sunday's fourth annual "Salute to the Stars" Oscar party, the Soul Patroller took in an "Idol" taping and starred in a funny skit on "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson"… "[Celebrity hairdresser] Dean Banowetz did our hair on the show, and he was trying to get me to dye it. But, being a financially savvy entrepreneur who recently landed on Forbes's Top 10 "American Idol" Earners list (ranking above Jennifer Hudson and Kellie Pickler!
Looking around at the uber bitching online about how Caroline is the devil to Hicks fans I’m laughing. the harassment and lies invented by the emotionally overinvested.
While his friends began listening to contemporary rock bands like Pearl Jam and Nirvana, Hicks continued to prefer the retro soul sounds of Charles, Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke.
Hicks remembers that his friends did not understand his childhood music tastes, "but their parents did." Drawn to performance from a very young age, Taylor Hicks would follow his father to the office where he worked as a dentist and offer to sing and dance for anyone who would listen.
Taylor Hicks is a talented singer best known in the world as the winner of the fifth season of American Idol.
He is also famous for his albums like Taylor Hicks, The Distance and so on. Taylor Hicks was born as Taylor Reuben Hicks at the end of 1976 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America to Bradley Hicks and Pamela Dickinson. At the age of , he auditioned in the fifth season of reality television singing competition American Idol. He advanced to the top 20 and he performed the song Easy by Commodores.