Custom Search

Lyrics ~ Videos ~ News ~ Whats New ~ Articles ~ Booking ~ Frontpage


February is Reggae Month, Bob Marley & Dennis Brown's birth Month

UB40 UK Top Veteran Reggae Group

UB40 is a British reggae group which was founded in 1978 in Birmingham England (UK).

This band/Group is considered to be one of the most successful reggae group out of Europe.

The Birth of the Band has been credited to founding members Ali Campbell who was the lead singer at the inceptionand Brian Travers. They were the the ones who walked the street of Birmingham promoting the band.

The early band members who were mostly schoolmate came together and after a lot of practice and rehearsal got their first gig in February 1979 at the "Hare and Hounds Pub" located in their home town Birmingham.

I remember when I was growing in Jamaica in the 1980's, our people usually talk about "UB40". Now the song that readily come to my mind is "Red Red Wine".

The Band's current members are James Brown, Duncan Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Astro, Tony Millings, Maxi Priest, Laurence Parry and Martin Meredith.

Special mention should also made about former members Ali Campbell, Michael Virtue, Patrick Tenyue and Henry Tenyue for there contribution to this top Reggae Band. The group's first single was "King/Food for Thought" which peak at number #4 on the UK Chart.

Their first album titled "Signing Off" was released on August 29th 1980 and this album peak at number #2 on the UK Album Chart and has since sold Platinum.

Top record Label such as Virgin Records and A&M Records have done recording for these legend. Their genres of music are Reggae, Reggae Fusion and Dub.

Their international success came through charts toppers such as "Red Red Wine", "Can't Help Falling In Love", "Kingston Town" and "I Got You Babe". More information available here.. They have basically tour the entire world from dancehall and Reggae land Jamaica, North and South America, Europe amongst other places.

Dancehall Reggae World without a doubt has given the status of Legend of reggae and dancehall to this Group/Band.

We value your feedback

Share your views, comments, or your take on this? Share it!

What Other Visitors Have Said

Click below to see contributions from other visitors to this page...

UB40 Name showdown looms Not rated yet
WHAT'S in a name? A lot for reggae band UB40. The musicians look set for a showdown over the use of the name after former band members announced they …

Reggae Icons Steel Pulse Take a Stand For Trayvon Martin in "Put Your Hoodies On (4 Trayvon)" Not rated yet
The GRAMMY Award-winning British reggae band Steel Pulse has released a new single called "Put Your Hoodies On (4 Trayvon)" Dedicated to Trayvon Martin, …

Click here to write your own.

Hott!!! Latest Dancehall and Reggae news..
Return Home from Reggae Group UB40

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.

Stories You Might Have Missed

Americans Wants Dancehall artiste Mavado Deported

The ten richest Jamaican Dancehall & Reggae Music Entertainers

Plot Uncovered to Kill Entertainer Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel says Tommy Lee and Popcaan have betrayed him

Spice Lashes Youth View Awards Show!

Elephant Man said Beenie Man is Badmind

Alkaline Picture Before he started Bleaching his Skin

Dancehall artiste Alkaline's new team is call the "SCUMS"!

Mr. Vegas Replies to I-Octane, says "badmind" not in his DNA !

Custom Search

Lyrics ~ Videos ~ News ~ Whats New ~ Articles ~ Booking ~ Frontpage

HOT ON THE WEB NOW!

Loading...

MORE TOP STORIES HERE >>>>>

Contact us :  BBM: 330E61A0..Tel:1876-837-7665..1876-395-8008 or

 INFO@DANCEHALLREGGAEWORLD.COM  for information on how to get your information posted on our site.


SEND ALL DANCEHALL AND REGGAE MUSIC RELATED ITEMS TO INFO@DANCEHALLREGGAEWORLD.COM


Symba Daninjah - Go Down (Official Video)

Symba Daninjah Inked Major Record Deal with Famous Records


Recent Articles

  1. Legacy OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEOS 'Can't Stop What's Rising/Peace Love & Unity

    Mar 02, 15 10:26 PM

    World Blast Exclusive Venom Legacy OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEOS 'Can't Stop What's Rising/Peace Love & Unity Venom Legacy - Can't Stop What's Rising (OFFICIAL

    Read More

  2. G7 - Do Di Maths (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

    Mar 02, 15 10:23 PM

    World Blast Premier G7 - Do Di Maths (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) Prod. by T7G Music Artiste Name : G7 Song Title : Do Di Maths Producer : T7G Music SONG

    Read More

  3. Chimney Records recording artiste Zagga teams up with Cahflow Records

    Mar 02, 15 10:11 PM

    Chimney Records recording artiste Zagga teams up with Cahflow Records to deliver the smash Nah Guh Stop on the Sounds of the heart riddim

    Read More

  4. Push Hitz Records Aims to Deliver Quality, Timeless Reggae Music, Releases "Bow & Arrow Riddim"

    Mar 02, 15 10:00 PM

    St-Catherine, Jamaica - As their motto Rise To The Occasion proudly states, Push Hitz Records aims to take 2015 in stride by delivering quality music destined

    Read More

  5. DANCEHALL RELEASE – LT. STITCHIE (LETTER TO DAD)

    Mar 02, 15 09:53 PM

    DOWNLOAD THIS MP3 “LETTER TO DAD” LT. STITCHIE DOWNLOAD SONG: https://www.sendspace.com/file/wagsqx

    Read More

GET YOUR MUSIC & VIDEOS POSTED ON DRW


Candid Pic: Reggae Royalty Meets Rock Royalty


Robbo Ranx Interview With Mavado



Roots Festival: Interview with Jamaican reggae singer, Scratchylus


Mavado and his First Born taken Back in 2002


Artiste of the Month


"Recording Symba Daninjah




SHARE 1 LOVE



Enter Your E-mail Address
Enter Your First Name (optional)
Then

Don't worry — your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you Newsletter.

Little presence of Jamaican musicians on Billboard Reggae charts

MORE TOP STORIES HERE


Get Your Questions Answer In Our Help Center
Question about songs & Titles only! [click here]


SPONSORS Sites
Negril Vacations
seasandsunjamaica
my-island-jamaica.com
keepitjiggy.com
reggae-online.com
caribbean-fun-cruises.com