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UB40
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Group Members Jimmy Brown
Robin Campbell
Earl Falconer
Norman Hassan
Brian Travers
Duncan Campbell
Past Group Members Ali Campbell
Yomi Babayemi
Jimmy Lynn
Mickey Virtue
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Music Genre (Text) Pop
reggae
dub
Music Genre Reggae
Origin Birmingham, England
Year(s) Active 1978–present
Record Label Graduate
DEP
EMI
Official Websites ub40.global
Associated Acts UB40 Reunited
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UB40 are a British reggae and pop band formed in December 1978 in 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 make-up of the band's original line-up was diverse, with musicians of English, Irish, Jamaican, Scottish and Yemeni parentage.

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2004 Jools's Hootenanny -
1985 UB40 and Chrissie Hynde: I Got You Babe UB40
1983 Rebellious Jukebox -
1981 The Monster Club Entertainment
2016 War Dogs -
2016 The Rack Pack -
2015 Lolo -
2015 Top of the Pops: The Story of 1980 -
2012 The Newsroom -
2012 Todd's Pop Song Reviews -
2011 Jack and Jill -

Songs

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RankTitleYear*
1 Kingston Town 1989
2 Can't Help Falling In Love 1993
3 (I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You 1993
5 Cherry Oh Baby 1983
4 Cherry Oh Baby
6 Higher Ground 1993
7 Food For Thought 1980
8 One In Ten 1981
9 Don't Break My Heart 1985
10 The Way You Do The Things You Do 1989
* Approximate (assumes song was released same year as the album it was first released on)

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