Hugo Duncan
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Hugo Duncan

Hugo Duncan Biography (Wikipedia)

Hugo Duncan (Hugh Anthony Duncan) is a singer and BBC broadcaster born in Strabane, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland on 26 March 1950. His nickname is "The wee man from Strabane" or "Uncle Hugo".

In the early 70s, he was spotted on a TV talent show on RTÉ and signed by the then fledgling Release Records, which later spawned such stars as Philomena Begley, Ray Lynam, and Eurovision star Johnny Logan.

By the time he was twenty-one he had formed his own band, Hugo Duncan and the Tall Men, and had a number one hit in the Irish charts with “Dear God”

Hugo joined Radio Foyle during the 1980s doing holiday relief, after which he was offered a job presenting his own show on a weekly basis. He also presents a show on Radio Foyle, every Sunday from 14:00 to 16:00.

In October 1998, he was given the opportunity to present Hugo Duncan's Country Afternoon on Radio Ulster each weekday from 13:30 to 15:00. The theme tune used on his BBC Radio Ulster show is "Rocky Top", while he closes each programme with "Yakety Sax" (also known as the theme to The Benny Hill Show). This show attracts a large international listenership with people using BBC iPlayer to listen throughout the world, often sending messages to the show. Many of the international listeners in English speaking territories, such as North America and Australia, have not previously lived in Northern Ireland and listen to the show based on its quality.

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Hugo Duncan Tracks

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Part Of Me
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Part Of Me
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The Moon Behind the Hill
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The Moon Behind the Hill
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Amarillo
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Amarillo
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On the Stage, Underneath the Lights
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On the Stage, Underneath the Lights
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Catch Me If You Can
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Catch Me If You Can
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Tennessee Waltz
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Tennessee Waltz
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The Special Years
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The Special Years
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Blanket On The Ground
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Blanket On The Ground
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The Wedding Song
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The Wedding Song
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Is this the Way to Amarillo
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Is this the Way to Amarillo
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Mockingbird Hill
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Mockingbird Hill
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Love You Drops
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Love You Drops
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Happy Birthday To You
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Happy Birthday To You
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We No Speak Americano
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We No Speak Americano
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What a Wonderful World
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What a Wonderful World
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The Wrong Side of Forty
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The Wrong Side of Forty


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