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Band, *1978 GB, Birmingham

UB40 are a British reggae/pop band formed in December 1978 in south Birmingham, England. The band has had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Chart, and has also achieved considerable international success. They have been nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album four times, and in 1984 were nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Group. One of the world's best-selling music artists, UB40 have sold over 70 million records. The ethnic makeup of the band's original line-up was diverse, with musicians of English, Irish, Jamaican, Scottish and Yemeni parentage.

PortraitJim Brown
dr *1957
PortraitAli Campbell
voc, g *1959 GB
PortraitBrian Travers
sax *1959 GB
PortraitMichael Virtue
key *1957 GB
PortraitRobin Campbell
voc, g *1954 GB
PortraitEarl Falconer
b, eb *1959 GB
PortraitNorman Hassan
perc, voc *1958 GB
Duncan Campbell
PortraitMax Elliott
voc GB
PortraitTerence Wilson
Popular Tracks   
Red Red Wine on The Very Best Of by UB40
(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You on Promises And Lies by UB40
Kingston Town on Labour Of Love II by UB40
I Got You Babe on Baggariddim by UB40
The Way You Do The Things You Do on Labour Of Love II by UB40
Red Red Wine on Labour Of Love by UB40
Here I Am (Come And Take Me) on The Very Best Of by UB40
Higher Ground on Promises And Lies by UB40
Bring Me Your Cup - Edit on The Very Best Of by UB40
Homely Girl on Labour Of Love II by UB40

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Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
For The ManyUB402019Album
For The Many (Dub)UB402019Album
Red Red Wine - The Collection (Volume II)UB402018Compil.
Red Red Wine The EssentialUB402016Compil.
5 Classic AlbumsUB402015Album
Red Red Wine - The CollectionUB402014Compil.
Blue Eyes Crying In The RainUB402013Album
UB44 + Labour Of LoveUB402013Compil.
Getting Over The StormUB402013Album
UB40 GoldUB402013Compil.
Classic Album SelectionUB402013Compil.
Greatest Hits On CD&DVDUB402012Album
All The BestUB402012Compil.
5 Album SetUB402012Album
Best Of 3CDUB402012Compil.
Labour Of Love IVUB402010Album
Dub Sessions IIIUB402010Album
Get Along Without You NowUB402010Album
Live At Manchester Arena 05.12.2009UB402009Album
Dub Sessions II: Labour Of DubUB402009Album
Live At The Echo Arena Liverpool. 06.12.2009UB402009Album
Live At The O2 Arena London. 12.12.2009UB402009Album
Best Of Labour Of LoveUB402009Compil.
Love SongsUB402009Compil.
TwentyFourSevenUB40 Featuring Maxi Priest, One Love & Rasa Don, Marvin Priest, Hunterz2008Album
The Lost Tapes 1980UB402008Album
Greatest HitsUB402008Compil.
20 Greatest HitsUB402008Album
Dance Until The Morning Light / Lost And FoundUB40 With Maxi Priest Feat. Dj Rapper Truth2008Single
Dub SessionsUB402007Album
Live At Montreux 2002UB402007Album
Live At Montreux 2002UB402007Album
Under The InfluenceUB402006Compil.
Bling BlingUB402005Single
The Best Of UB40 - Volumes 1 & 2UB402005Compil.
Who You Fighting For? EPKUB402005Single
Food For ThoughtStylus Junkies vs UB402005Single
The Best Of UB40 - Volumes 1 & 2UB402005Compil.
Good SituationUB402005Album
Who You Fighting For?UB402005Album
ReasonsUB40 Featuring Hunterz And The Dhol Blasters2005Single
Kiss And Say GoodbyeUB402005Single
Who You Fighting For?UB402005Album
MP3 CollectionUB402005Compil.
Food For ThoughtStylus Junkies vs. UB402005Album
Who You Fighting For?UB402005Single
UB40 At RockpalastUB402004Album
Homegrown In Holland LiveUB402004Album
Rudie / PraisesGentleman, Bantu & UB40 / Tippa Irie2004Single
Music BoxUB402003Compil.
Swing LowUB40 Featuring United Colours Of Sound2003Single
Homegrown (Interview Disc)UB402003Album
Rudie / Who Is The TerroristGentleman, Bantu & UB40 / Dubdadda2003Single
The ReelUB402003Album
Labour Of Love Parts I + II & III (The Platinum Collection)UB402003Compil.
Present The Fathers Of ReggaeUB402002Album
Rudie (Hold It Down)UB40 Feat. Gentleman & Bantu2002Single
UB40 Present The Fathers Of ReggaeUB402002Album
The CollectionUB402002Album
Cover UpUB402002Single
Sparkle Of My EyesUB402002Single
Cover UpUB402001Album
The Very Best Of UB40UB402001Compil.
Since I Met You LadyUB402001Single
One In Ten 2001Runtime Meets UB402001Album
Cover UpUB402001Album
The UB40 Story Of ReggaeUB402001Album
KingShadow Snipers Vs. UB402000Album
Red Red Wine / Can't Help Falling In LoveUB402000Single
The Very Best Of UB40 1980 - 2000UB402000Compil.
The Best HitsUB402000Compil.
Best Of Rockpalast LiveUB402000Album
The Story Of AnansiUB40, Denzel Washington2000Album
Light My FireUB402000Single
The Very Best Of UB40 1980-2002UB402000Compil.
Ihre Grössten Hits Und Die Neue SingleUB401999Album
The Train Is ComingUB401999Single
MP3 Коллекция Студийных Альбомов И Концертов 1980-1998UB401999Compil.
Labours Of Love (Songs From Labour of Love I, II And III)UB401998Album
Labour Of Love IIIUB401998Album
Present The Dancehall AlbumUB401998Album
Magic Carpet / Force Ripe / Ladda Bay / Love That I NeedUB40 Present Pinchers, Merciless, Mad Cobra, Beenie Man1998Album
Labour Of Love Parts I + II & III (The Platinum Collection)UB401998Compil.
Holly HolyUB401998Single
Come Back DarlingUB401998Single
Always ThereUB401997Single
Guns In The GhettoUB401997Single
I Love It When You SmileUB401997Single
Guns In The GhettoUB401997Album
Tell Me Is It TrueUB401997Single
Guns In The Ghetto SamplerUB401997Album
Live In New South AfricaUB401995Album
Until My Dying DayUB401995Single
The Best Of UB40 - Volume TwoUB401995Compil.
Best Of SamplerUB401995Album
Kingston TownUB401995Single
Now And ThenUB401994Single
C'Est La VieUB401994Single
Present Arms + Signing OffUB401994Compil.
Reggae MusicUB401994Single
Signing Off / Present Arms In Dub / Rat In The KitchenUB401994Album
I Got You Babe (Live In Brighton, England, UK 1986)UB401994Compil.
Baggariddim - Rat In The KitchenUB401994Compil.
Cyberpunk / Promises And LiesBilly Idol / UB401993Album
Stand Above Me / (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With YouOrchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark / UB401993Single
Reggae MusicUB401993Compil.
Bring Me Your CupUB401993Single
Promises And LiesUB401993Album
Can't Help Falling In Love / Higher GroundUB401993Single
Promises And LiesUB401993Album
(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With YouUB401993Single
In Concert New RockUB401993Album
Higher GroundUB401993Single
The BestUB401992Compil.
Credit To The NationUB401992Album
One In Ten808 State, UB401992Album
Credit To The NationUB401992Album
A Family Affair - Live In ConcertUB401991Album
Tears From My EyesUB401991Single
Live!!/UB40 Play The BluesUB401991Album
Collectors' Edition / 3 Limited Edition Picture DiscsUB401991Album
Food For ThoughtUB401991Single
Labour Of Love Parts I + IIUB401991Compil.
Impossible LoveUB401990Single
Kingston TownUB401990Album
Singer Man / Wear You To The BallUB401990Single
Wear You To The BallUB401990Single
Here I Am (Come And Take Me)UB401990Single
I'll Be Your Baby TonightRobert Palmer And UB401990Single
I Would Do For YouUB401989Single
Labour Of Love IIUB401989Album
Kingston Town / Here I AmUB401989Single
Homely GirlUB401989Single
The Way You Do The Things You DoUB401989Single
Come Out To PlayUB401988Single
Breakfast In BedUB40 with Chrissie Hynde1988Single
Where Did I Go WrongUB401988Single
Dance With The Devil / Red Red WineUB401988Album
Etienne / RecklessGuesch Patti / Afrika Bambaataa & Family Feat. UB401988Single
Reckless (Atrevido)Afrika Bambaataa & Family Featuring UB401988Single
RecklessAfrika Bambaataa & Family Featuring UB401988Single
Desayuno En La CamaUB401988Single
UB40 CCCP - The Video MixUB401987Album
CCCP - Live In MoscowUB401987Album
Tell It Like It Is / Rat In The KitchenUB401987Single
Maybe TomorrowUB401987Single
The Best Of UB40 - Volume 1UB401987Compil.
Waterfall / Maybe TomorrowWendy & Lisa / UB401987Single
All I Want To DoUB401986Album
Sing Our Own SongUB401986Single
Rat In The KitchenUB401986Album
In Concert-374UB401986Album
Rat In Mi KitchenUB401986Single
Don't Break My HeartUB401985Single
I Got You BabeUB40 Guest Vocals By Chrissie Hynde1985Single
Little BaggariddimUB401985Album
Alive And Kicking / I Got You BabeSimple Minds / UB401985Single
The UB40 FileUB401985Compil.
Riddle MeUB401984Album
If It Happens AgainUB401984Single
The Penthouse / Omni Magazine College Rock Concert Program #1019UB401984Album
Geffery Morgan...UB401984Album
In Concert-321UB401984Album
Cherry Oh Baby / GuiltyUB401984Single
Cherry Oh BabyUB401984Single
I'm Not FooledUB401984Album
More UB40 MusicUB401983Compil.
Please Don't Make Me CryUB401983Single
Karma Chameleon / Red Red WineCulture Club / UB401983Single
Red Red WineUB401983Album
I've Got MineUB401983Single
Labour Of LoveUB401983Album
Many Rivers To CrossUB401983Album
Love Is All Is All RightUB401982Album
In Concert - 290UB401982Album
Food For Thought (Live)UB401982Single
I Won't Close My Eyes / FoliticianUB401982Single
So Here I AmUB401982Single
In Concert-277UB401982Album
Don't Slow Down / Don't Let It Pass You ByUB401981Single
King / 12 BarUB401981Single
One In TenUB401981Album
One In TenUB401981Single
In Concert-244UB401981Album
The Earth Dies ScreamingUB401981Compil.
Don't Let It Pass You By / WildcatUB401981Single
Present Arms / Don't Slow DownUB401981Album
Don't Walk On The GrassUB401981Single
Who's Crying Now / Present ArmsJourney / UB401981Single
Present Arms In DubUB401981Album
Present ArmsUB401981Album
Return Of Dr. X / Kings RowUB401981Single
Madame MedusaUB401980Single
Signing OffUB401980Album
Tyler / Reefer MadnessUB401980Single
I'm Blue (The Gong Gong Song) / Food For ToughtKim & The Cadillacs / UB401980Single
Food For Thought / Do You Feel My Love?UB40 / Eddy Grant1980Single
I Think Its Going To Rain Today / My Way Of ThinkingUB401980Single
Tyler / Adella / Little By LittleUB401980Album
King / Food For ThoughtUB401980Single
The Singles AlbumUB401980Compil.
Madam Medusa / TylerUB401980Single
The Earth Dies Screaming / Dream A LieUB401980Album
MP3 CollectionUB40Album
Red Red Wine / I Got You BabeUB40Single
Live At Trent FM Arena Nottingham. 16.12.2009UB40Album
Red Red Wine / Cherry Oh BabyUB40Single
Surfin' USA / Here I AmThe Beach Boys / UB40Album
Red Red Wine / Love So SpecialUB40 / Ceybil JefferiesAlbum
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