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Footsteps 2

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The Storyman


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Birth Name: Christopher John Davison
Born: 1948/10/15
Birth Place: Argentinian, Irish and British
Years Active: 1974-Present
Genres: Soft Rock, Pop Rock, Rock

Chris de Burgh was born Christopher John Davison, October 15, 1948 in Venado Tuerto, Argentina and is a singer and songwriter. The Davison family moved to County Wexford in Ireland when de Burgh was a small child. De Burgh signed a record deal in 1974 with A&M Records and supported Supertramp on their Crime of the Century tour. De Burgh’s debut album, “Far Beyond These Castle Walls,” arrived in 1975 and showcased a folk-influenced sound. The album, however, failed to chart in the U.K. and was a commercial failure. In 1981, he had his first U.K. chart entry with the LP, “Best Moves,” a collection culled from his early albums. It set the stage for 1982's Rupert Hine produced “The ... Continue Bio >>

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