March 12, 2010 – Lesley Duncan was born in Stockton-on-Tees in England on August 12th 1943.
She left school while only 14 years old. At 19, while working in a London coffee bar, she and her brother were placed on weekly retainers by a music publisher. Within a year Duncan had signed her first recording contract, with EMI, and appeared in the film What a Crazy World.
Her songs were often about life and its problems, “Everything Changes” and “Sing Children Sing”.