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A Real Labour Of Love: UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro & Mickey - album review

Back in the good old days, before the great reggae wars, there was a golden age when everybody’s favourite British reggae band, the mighty UB40, in between producing fine albums of original music, issued a series of covers albums, collectively known as Labours Of Love. 443 more words


Feb. 15 - Ali Campbell, 'UB'59!

Perhaps a glass of “red, red wine” is in order to celebrate Ali Campbell’s 59th birthday! Campbell was the voice behind Brit ska-reggae legends UB40 for most of their career. 141 more words


Interview: Reggae legend Ali Campbell

As founding members of Britain’s biggest reggae band UB40, singer Ali Campbell, second vocalist Astro and keyboardist Mickey Virtue topped the UK singles chart on three occasions and sold 70 million records as they took their smooth yet rootsy musical blend to all corners of the globe. 1,475 more words


Feb. 2 - That Groundhog Day Song!

We couldn’t go through Groundhog Day without mentioning the song which became synonomous with in 1993– “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher… 122 more words

Songs And Their Stories

Erasure - Other People's Songs

I think it’s fair to say that Erasure were having a bit of an identity crisis fifteen years ago. Their “guitar” album Loveboat had been an abject failure, and pop generally seemed to be in a bit of a decline.  666 more words


She's a question mark

As you’ll find when you look up the 5 W’s on Wikipedia, they’re defined as “questions whose answers are considered basic in information gathering or problem solving.” Well, some people would definitely consider my love life basic. 452 more words