Performing regularly in the 1960's with Diane Miller and Rhonda Silver as the girl vocal group "The Girlfriends" on CBC TV's rock 'n' roll show "Music Hop" (hosted by Alex Trebek), and later as a singer with Hagood Hardy's Montage in 1969 (CBC LM 81, Canadian Talent Library CTL 477-1155/5155); in 1970 Toronto's Stephanie Taylor broke out with her own album "I Don't Know Where I Stand". The magnificent example of soft pop rock was recorded at a hot spot - Studio G in CBC Toronto on August 12, and August 13, 1970; all of the music was arranged and conducted by Doug Riley.
The tracks are: I Don't Know Where I Stand (Joni Mitchell)/ Suzanne (Leonard Cohen)/ Working on a Groove Thing (Roger Aitkens & Neil Sedaka)/ Feeling Groovy (Paul Simon)/ Marion's Theme (Doug Riley - Theme from Megantic Outlaw) // Windmills of Your Mind (Michel Legrand)/ Chelsea Morning (Joni Mitchell)/ Long and Winding Road (Paul McCartney)/ I'm Going to Make You Love Me (Gerry Ross & Ken Gamble)/ Softly as I Leave You (Shaper & Vital). The producer was Dave Bird. The recording engineer was Larry Morey with the assistance of Ray Sora. The cover photo was by Herb Knot Photography.
Stephanie Taylor also provided vocals for Larry Mattson LP "Worth Waiting For"; The Sycamore Street Singers "Bright Down the Middle" on Ampersand 477-C100, released 1970; Cliff Edwards "Transition" on Polydor 2424 071, released 1973; The Eric Robertson Christmas Album on Silver Eagle 1032, released in 1984; and she performed with The Laurie Bower Singers on a few albums. She also had a track "Satisfying Love" on "The Hits of Opry North" on RCA Country Club KEL1-8101, released 1978.
"Marion's Theme" was written expressly for the CBC-TV play "The Megantic Outlaw" and was recorded on this album for the first time. Stephanie also performed regularly on TV for Keith Hampshire's Music Machine, performed weekly on the Bobby Vinton show, and hosted "Canadian Express" in 1978. She married Eric Robertson and had a prolific career doing studio work and commercials.
Stephanie Taylor also performed with "Hampton Avenue", a Toronto area acappella jazz-pop group of 7 singers. In 2000, Stephanie left the group and joined "The Canadian Singers".
Stephanie Taylor passed away in 2009.