UB40: atozchallenge

(Most of what follows originally appeared as part of a longer post on a website called Bizarre Britain) You and a few mates with a love of music have been rehearsing together. Having chosen your genre you’ve driven the neighbours crazy practicing in your father’s garage. Now you are ready to bring your efforts to the attention of the public. There’s only one problem: what to call yourselves. All the best names have been taken. It was in situations like this that some of the most successful British bands found inspiration in the oddest of places. Late in 1978 a … Continue reading UB40: atozchallenge