Johnny Duncan

Genres: Country & Bluegrass
Descriptive "tags": country folk skiffle duncan schlager trucker under 2000 listeners Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Biography

John Franklin Duncan, 5 October 1938, Dublin, Texas, USA, d. 14 August 2006, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Duncan was born on a farm into a music-loving family. His cousins were Dan (of England Dan And John Ford Coley) and Jim Seals (of Seals And Croft). Duncan thought of himself as a guitarist, and it was not until his late teens that he appreciated his singing voice. Shortly after his marriage in 1959, Duncan moved to Clovis, New Mexico, and recorded demos for Norman Petty, although nothing evolved. In 1964, following a stint as a disc jockey in the southwest, he went to Nashville, working as a bricklayer while trying to break into the business. He was signed to Columbia Records and had his first US country chart entry with ‘Hard Luck Joe’ in 1967. Minor successes followed with ‘To My Sorrow’, ‘I Live To Love You’ and ‘When She Touches Me’. He also reached the charts with two duets with June Stearns, ‘Jackson Ain’t A...

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