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Duncan John Browne (March 25, 1947 – May 28, 1993) was an English singer-songwriter.

Browne was born as a son of an officer in the Royal Air Force. He attended Worksop College and thought of a career with the RAF, but was rejected for health reasons.Inspired by Bob Dylan , he learned to play the guitar[1and then he attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where he both studied drama as music theory . Browne chose in 1967 for a career in music when he met the producer Andrew Oldham and signed a contract with his Immediate Records label. His debut album Give Me, Take You came in 1968.

His choral arrangement was used in the written by Tim Hardin song Hang On to a Dream " on the album Nice that in 1969 by The Nice was recorded.

Browne's biggest hit in the United Kingdom was the song "Journey", airing at Top of the Pops in 1972. It was included on the second album by Browne, Duncan Browne(1973).

In the 1970s Browne stepped over to the rock, in collaboration with Peter Godwin, with whom he formed the Symphonic band Metro , whose recordings were released in the United States by Sire Records. Browne was suddenly back in the musical vanguard, and in addition to his work with Metro he released two solo albums, with John Giblinnear the cutting edge of Tony and Phil Simon lips included The Wild Places (1978), and Streets of FireThe Wild Places the song became a big hit in the Netherlands, dating from the same period number and Criminal World (1977) by Browne, Sean Lyons, Godwin and Metro-member was later recorded by David Bowie for his album Let's Dance in 1983.

He has claimed Browne In 1984 and 1985 composed music for the British television series Travelling Man out, in collaboration with the producer Sebastian Graham-Jones.The soundtrack was released on cd and vinyl. Browne also composed Salva Me, the tune of the BBCseries Shadow of the Noose (shadow of the noose) in 1989.

He died in 1993 at age 46-year-old to cancer.

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Discography[Edit]Edit

Album[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Give me take you 1968 -
The wild places 1979 10-03-1979 8 11
Streets of fire 1979 -

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
The wild places 1979 10-03-1979 7 8 # 8 in the Single Top 100 /

Alarm Drive

The wild places ' 91 1991 17-08-1991 28 3 # 29 in the Single Top 100

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
The wild places 1039 646 809 720 773 726 595 998 905 787 1340 1224 1369 1201 1100

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