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The Story of UB40

The Story of UB40
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A look at the rise and fall of popular reggae-pop band, UB40

Thirty years ago Birmingham's UB40 were the poster boys of multi-ethnic reggae-pop and had topped the US and UK charts with Red Red Wine and Can't Help Falling in Love.

Today, there are two separate UB40s and founding members – including Campbell brothers Robin and Ali – are in legal dispute over the rights to the band's name.

Which makes for a brilliantly timely look at how it all went so right for UB40, and then so wrong.