Adams, Bryan

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Adams, Bryan | An internationally famous musician who most Vancouverites believe was born and raised here even though he came to us from Ontario as a teenager. During his meteoric rise to music stardom in the 1980s, he was a point of local pride. Not to be confused with the local pickle company, Brine Adams.

Usage: “Bryan Adams isn’t from Vancouver”

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