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Reggae Covers: UB40 - Strange Fruit (Billie Holiday)

Lyrics based on the poem by NYC’s own Abel Meeropol, Birmingham UK’s UB40 prepare a version of Billie Holiday‘s 1939 original that loses none of the shame and menace of the… 113 more words


"Ub40 Red Red Wine"

UB40 is a British reggae/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. 270 more words


HAD IT. LOST IT (Part 8)


Dear Mr Villain,

Surely close to the top of anyone’s list is UB40?

Starting out with the name; that 80’s icon of alienated youth. 252 more words


UB40 - "Red Red Wine"

This was number 1 in the UK Top 40, today in 1983.

From their album “Labour Of Love” (1983):

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Still Life with Open Book

Still Life with Open Book, 1990 – Janet Fish

“Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup.
All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped,

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Red Red Wine: Neil Diamond; Jimmy James & the Vagabonds; UB40.

Hello there! This week’s blog entry is Red Red Wine. This is an interesting pop song composed by Neil Diamond. We will review the original song by Neil Diamond; we will then discuss covers by Jimmy James & the Vagabonds, and by UB40. 2,489 more words

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Labour Of Love head to Aggborough

Kidderminster Harriers Ladies present a night to remember in September, as Labour of Love head to the Aggborough Suite.

The group are a tribute to the popular English reggae and pop group UB40, and will be heading to Aggborough on Friday 8th September. 61 more words

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