Adrian Fisher (musician)

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Adrian Fisher
Born 2 September 1952
Died 31 March 2000
Genres Rock
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1970s–2000
Associated acts Sparks, Boxer

Adrian Fisher (2 September 1952 - 31 March 2000)[1] was a British guitarist and member of the band Toby (a spin off from the band Free), Sparks and Boxer. Fisher played on Sparks' first two Island albums Kimono My House and Propaganda.

Prior to joining Sparks, Fisher was a member of Free bassist Andy Fraser's band Toby (with drummer Stan Speake), and briefly joined (former Skid Row) bassist Brush Shiels in the short-lived Brush. Fisher joined Sparks in 1973 and recorded the Kimono My House album in that year, along with Martin Gordon (bass) and Dinky Diamond (drums). He performed live with Sparks during the Kimono My House tour of the UK in 1974.

Following his dismissal from Sparks, Fisher joined Mike Patto's band Boxer in 1977, recording the album Absolutely for Epic Records. Other members of the band were ex-Grease Band keyboard player Chris Stainton, ex-Vanilla Fudge/Cactus bassist Tim Bogert, and drummer Eddie Tuduri.

In the late 1980s he moved to Thailand and worked as a musician in Lamai Beach in Ko Samui and in Bangkok.

In 1999 he was featured in the BBC documentary Expats. He died on 31 March 2000 following a performance in Ko Samui, Thailand; the official cause of death was myocardial infarction.