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  • Terence Trent D'Arby
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  • D'Arby is an American singer-songwriter who first came to prominence in 1987, with such singles as "Wishing Well" and "Sign Your Name".
  • Terence Trent D'Arby (born 15 March 1962) is an American singer-songwriter who came to fame with his album Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby in July 1987. He was a support act for Duran Duran in 1993.
  • On his 10 August 1987 show, Peel claimed to have played Terence Trent D'Arby's first single before anyone else. He also invited the singer to do a session, in which D'Arby covered songs from James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley and Muddy Waters: After the success of Terence Trent D'Arby in 1987, Peel rarely played any records from the singer.
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  • D'Arby is an American singer-songwriter who first came to prominence in 1987, with such singles as "Wishing Well" and "Sign Your Name".
  • On his 10 August 1987 show, Peel claimed to have played Terence Trent D'Arby's first single before anyone else. He also invited the singer to do a session, in which D'Arby covered songs from James Brown, The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley and Muddy Waters: "And over the past six or seven months, I’ve been entertaining people by telling them I was the first person to play records by Terence Trent D’Arby on the radio. I’m not entirely sure this is true, but I did play the first single fairly on I think, because I liked it and liked his voice and still do. And since then, he has become one of the few interesting kind of figures in the world of pop music at a time when by and large most of them are so stereotypical and dull that you could do without the whole lot of them. And he did a session for Janice recently – scooped us again, we get used to that, “second nature to us now, like breathing out and breathing in” – but we decided to ask him if he’d do a session for us, and he has done, and I’ll be interested to know what you think of it." After the success of Terence Trent D'Arby in 1987, Peel rarely played any records from the singer.
  • Terence Trent D'Arby (born 15 March 1962) is an American singer-songwriter who came to fame with his album Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby in July 1987. He was a support act for Duran Duran in 1993.
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