Foster & Allen

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Foster & Allen perform live on Weekend Wogan

Foster & Allen join Sir Terry live in the studio for a chat and a song or two

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Foster and Allen are a musical duo from Ireland consisting of Mick Foster and Tony Allen. In their 40-year career they have released over 30 albums, many of which entered the UK Albums Chart. Along with "A Bunch of Thyme"(entering the Irish chart in 1979 and became their first No. 1 single), "Maggie" became a No.1 in New Zealand for four weeks, making them their signature tunes. The "By Request" video went straight into the UK No. 1 spot in 1993 knocking TAKE THAT off the number 1 spot. They started in the 1970s as a duo, but in 1982 they added a band to their show. They have achieved album and video sales in excess of 22 million worldwide.

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