Duke Special
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1971-01-04
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Duke Special Biography (Wikipedia)

Duke Special (born Peter Wilson; January 4, 1971) is a songwriter and performer based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A piano-based songwriter with a romantic style and a warm, distinctly accented voice, he has distinctive long dreadlocks, eyeliner and outfits he describes as "hobo chic". His live performances have a theatrical style inspired by Vaudeville and music hall, and often incorporate 78s played on an old-fashioned gramophone, or sound effects from a transistor radio. He is most often accompanied by percussionist "Temperance Society" Chip Bailey, who plays cheese graters and egg whisks, a Stumpf fiddle and a Shruti box, as well as the more typical drums and cymbals. Other musicians who perform with Wilson from time to time include Paul Pilot (guitar), Réa Curran (trumpet, backing vocals, accordion), Ben Castle (clarinet, saxophone), Ben Hales (bass guitar), Gareth Williams, "Professor" Ger Eaton (keyboards), Dan Donnelly (mandoline, backing vocals) and Serge Archibald III (saxophone, "ethereal background sounds", vibes).

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Freewheel
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Freewheel
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Last Night I Nearly Died
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Last Night I Nearly Died
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There's A Turtle In My Soup
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There's A Turtle In My Soup
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Where The Huckleberry Grows
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Where The Huckleberry Grows
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The Shipyards Of Belfast
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The Shipyards Of Belfast
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Last Night I Nearly Died (But I Woke Up Just In Time)
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Last Night I Nearly Died (But I Woke Up Just In Time)
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Old Man McKinner
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Old Man McKinner
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Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
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Mockingbird Wish Me Luck
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Mother Courage Finale
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Mother Courage Finale
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Elephant Graveyard
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Elephant Graveyard
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