of UB40 has signed a top along with bandmate Astro to go towards the Trust and the club.
THERE'S a reason for the violence and gang feuds that have created bloodbaths in his city, Birmingham reggae legend Ali Campbell
BIRTHDAYS: Gerald Harper, actor, 89; Glyn Johns, music producer, 76; Clare Short, Labour politician, 72; Jane Seymour, actress, 67; Matt Groening, The Simpsons creator, 64; Ali Campbell
, singer (UB40), 59; Alexander Wurz, racing driver, 44; Ronnie Vannucci Jr, drummer (The Killers), 42.
A bitter feud has left two bands on the road: UB40 - led by founder Robin Campbell - and UB40 featuring fellow founder Ali Campbell
Former lead singer Ali Campbell
left UB40 in 2008 to go solo and his brother Duncan replaced him.
UB40 singer Terence 'Astro' Wilson has told how he and original members Ali Campbell
and Mickey Virtue will NEVER reunite with ex bandmates who are also touring under the same name.
UB40 - featuring Ali Campbell
, Astro and Mickey Virtue are playing Coventry's Butts Park Arena.
The Motorpoint Arena was rammed out for UB40's Labour of Love I and II tour gig, featuring Ali Campbell
, Astro and Mickey Virtue.
UB40's Dubai line-up will be frontman Ali Campbell
, keyboardist Mickey Virtue and rapper Astro.
The band's three founding members, Ali Campbell
, Astro and Mickey Virtue, will be making a return to UK shores early next year, having wowed audiences stateside with a massive North American tour.
, Astro and Mickey Virtue performed their best hits at the event held in Media City on Friday.
It was during the gig of Ali Campbell
and other ex-UB40 stars.