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Is Astro from UB40 dead?

Astro (Terence Wilson) performing this year with former UB40 band member Ali Campbell. Photograph: Avpics/Alamy Former UB40 member Astro, real name Terence Wilson, has died after a short illness, his current band has confirmed.

Is UB40 reuniting?

This version of UB40 has been around since 2014, when the band’s founding members Campbell, Astro, and Mickey Virtue announced their reunion group, performing under the name UB40 Featuring Ali Campbell & Astro.

What does UB40 stand for?

The designation UB40 stood for Unemployment Benefit, Form 40. The origins of what would become UB40 began when in mid-1978 guitarist Ali Campbell, together with the rhythm section of drummer Jimmy Brown and bassist Earl Falconer, began rehearsing charting reggae songs in addition to some of their own original compositions.

Who is the lead singer of UB40?

Duncan Campbell (born 3 April 1958 in Birmingham) is an English musician and current lead singer of the reggae band, UB40. He joined the band in 2008 after the departure of his brother Ali Campbell.

How did Astro from UB40 die?

British vocalist and former member of UB40 Terence Wilson, better known by his stage name Astro, has died aged 64. Astro, who performed in the reggae pop band for more than 30 years, died after a short illness, his current band confirmed.

What ever happened to UB40?

Three years later UB40 performed at the Birmingham Heart Beat Charity Concert 1986. In 1987 Ray Pablo Falconer, producer of UB40 music, died in a car crash. His brother, Earl Falconer, the bands bassist, was driving with nearly twice the legal limit of alcohol in his blood.

What was Astros cause of death?

The bands current line-up said they are absolutely devastated and completely heartbroken by the news. Astros nickname derives from a pair of shoes he used to wear as a child. Pic: AP UB40 founding member Astro has died at the age of 64. The musician, whose real name is Terence Wilson, passed away after a short illness.

Who is the lead singer of UB40?

Duncan Campbell (born 3 April 1958 in Birmingham) is an English musician and current lead singer of the reggae band, UB40. He joined the band in 2008 after the departure of his brother Ali Campbell.

How did UB40 get their name?

—UB40 vocalist Ali Campbell interview with the BBC in 2018. The band members began as friends who knew each other from various schools across Birmingham, England. The name UB40 was selected in reference to an attendance card issued to people claiming unemployment benefits from the UK government Department of Employment.

What is a UB 04 form used for?

The Form Used to Bill Insurance Companies. The UB-04 uniform billing form is the standard claim form that any institutional provider can use for the billing of medical and mental health claims. Its printed with red ink on white standard paper.

Who is the lead singer of UB40?

Duncan Campbell (born 3 April 1958 in Birmingham) is an English musician and current lead singer of the reggae band, UB40. He joined the band in 2008 after the departure of his brother Ali Campbell.

Are the other UB40up to par?

The other UB40? Basically they are not up to par... UB40, the version of the band led by Ali Campbell, will be celebrating their 40th anniversary next year with a world tour that comes to Nottingham and Leicester. Ali and bandmate Astro tell KEVIN COOPER all about it

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