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UB40 Re-Record Some Classics For 21st Album UB45

by Paul Cashmere

UB40’s 21st album ‘UB45’ has some familiar tunes. The title is a nod to the 45 years since the band’s first gig at The Hare & Hounds Pub in Kings Heath, Birmingham for a friend’s birthday on 9 February 1979.

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Bart Willoughby by Cole Bennetts

Bart Willoughby To Receive APRA Ted Albert Award

by Paul Cashmere

Bart Willoughby has been named as the 2024 Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music.

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Marley Brothers

Marley Brothers To Tour in The Family Name

by Music-News.com

The Marley Brothers have announced a tour to honour their father’s legacy.

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UB40

UB40 To Tour Australia With Eagle-Eye Cherry

by Paul Cashmere

Robin Campbell’s UB40 will return to Australia in October just months after his estranged brother Ali’s UB40 toured the country.

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The Cat Empire photo supplied by MSO

The Cat Empire To Perform Melbourne and Sydney Orchestra Shows

by Paul Cashmere

The Cat Empire will perform with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in August and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in September.

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UB40

UB40 Preview ‘UB45’ With Second Single ‘Home’

by Paul Cashmere

UB40 have dropped a second track from the upcoming ‘UB45’ album with a new song called ‘Home’.

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UB40

UB40 Cover 60s Pop Classic ‘Gimme Some Sign’

by Paul Cashmere

Robin Campbell’s UB40 are continuing their tradition of covering pop hit as reggae songs with their latest cover, Brenton Wood’s ‘Gimme Little Sign’ as ‘Gimme Some Kinda Sign’.

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Emma Donovan and Dan Sultan join Archie Roach in the ABC Melbourne Studio Foyer celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Archie Roach album Charcoal Road. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Emma Donovan Previews ‘Til My Song is Done’ With Title Track

by Paul Cashmere

Emma Donovan took to Melbourne’s historic Forum Theatre to create a video for the title track to her upcoming album ‘Til My Song Is Done’.

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Coterie

COTERIE Continue To Be One Of Australia’s Most Played Acts On Radio

by Paul Cashmere

With the first airplay charts of 2024 now coming through Perth indie act COTERIE has one of the most played songs on Australian radio at the start of the year with ‘Paradise’.

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Lost Bob Marley Song Surfaces

by Music-News.com

The lost Bob Marley song ‘Selassie is the Chapel’ has been released.

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Felix Riebl of The Cat Empire photo by Ros O'Gorman

New The Cat Empire, Here’s ‘Money Coming My Way’

by Paul Cashmere

The Cat Empire have a new song ‘Money Coming My Way’ and an album coming their way in August.

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UB40

UB40 Debut Official Video for 2022 Commonwealth Games

by Paul Cashmere

UB40 have premiered a brand new video for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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UB40

UB40 Releases Commonwealth Games Anthem

by Music-News.com

UB40 have released the official anthem of the upcoming Commonwealth Games.

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UB40

Australia To Cop Two Different UB40 Shows In Three Months

by Paul Cashmere

Australia is about to become the battleground for UB40 wars with the two opposing bands touring one after the other.

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Grace Jones photo by Damien Loverso, music news, noise11.com

Grace Jones Closes Meltdown

by Paul Cashmere

Music legend, fashion icon and film star Grace Jones delivered a stunning performance to close her curated edition of the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival. Held over nine incredible days of live shows and free activities with over 20,000 tickets sold across the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Rooms, this year’s line-up featured nearly 70% global majority artists with over half of performers either women or non-binary artists.

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Grace Jones photo by Damien Loverso, music news, noise11.com

Grace Jones Opens 27th Meltdown Festival

by Music-News.com

Grace Jones opened her curated edition of the Southbank Centre’s Meltdown festival with an enthralling concert in the Royal Festival on Friday 10 June. Visibly ecstatic to be performing for an audience that has had to wait two years to see her live Meltdown performance due to cancellation and delay caused by the pandemic, Grace Jones opened the festival with an imperious performance full of her characteristic style, splendour and spell-binding stage presence.

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Bob Marley and the Chineke Orchestra

Bob Marley Orchestrated By The Chineke! Orchestra

by Paul Cashmere

Chineke! Founder Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE has orchestrated the music of Bob Marley.

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Astro and Ali Campbell

Ali Campbell UB40 UK Tour To Go Ahead After Death of Band Member Astro

by Music-News.com

Ali Campbell of UB40’s upcoming UK tour will go ahead in memory of his late bandmate, Astro.

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Garth Dennis

Black Uhuru Co-founder Garth Dennis Dead at 72

by Paul Cashmere

Black Uhuru Co-founder Garth Dennis Dead at 72

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Sly and Robbie

Robbie Shakespeare of Sly & Robbie Fame Dead At 68

by Paul Cashmere

Bass player and producer Robbie Shakespeare has died at the age of 68 following kidney surgery in Florida.

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Lee Scratch Perry

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry Dies At Age 85

by Paul Cashmere

Jamaican producer and DJ Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry has died at the age of 85. His cause of death is yet to be announced.

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UB40

UB40’s Brian Travers Dies At Age 62

by Paul Cashmere

Brian Travers, the saxophone player and founding member of UB40, has died from cancer at the age of 62.

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Jimmy Cliff photo by Ros O'Gorman

Reggae Icon Jimmy Cliff Debuts ‘Human Touch’

by Paul Cashmere

77-year old Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff has a new song ‘Human Touch’.

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UB40

UB40 Reveal New Member Matt Doyle

by Music-News.com

UB40 have unveiled their first tour dates with new member Matt Doyle.

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UB40

Robin Campbell of UB40 Says His Father Folk Singer Ian Campbell Helped Him On Early Songs

by Paul Cashmere

UB40’s Robin Campbell can thank his father, folk singer Ian Campbell, for guiding his early songwriting.

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UB40

Duncan Campbell Quits UB40 After Suffering Seizure

by Music-News.com

UB40’s Duncan Campbell has quit the band after suffering a seizure earlier this month.

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Gwen Stefani photo by Ros O'Gorman

Gwen Stefani On Cultural Appropriation Allegations

by Music-News.com

Gwen Stefani is adamant she has done nothing wrong amid longstanding allegations of cultural appropriation.

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Sly and Robbie

Reggae Legends Sly & Robbie Have A Stack Of New Music

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

Legendary reggae producers and musicians Sly & Robbie will release a brand new album ‘Red Hills Road’ on 21 May.

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UB40

UB40 Rescheduled Their Rescheduled Australian Dates

by Paul Cashmere @paulcashmere

UB40 are determined to tour Australia after postponing their October 2020 tour and have finally settled on new dates for 2022.

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shaggy

Shaggy Speaks of Bunny Wailer Legacy

by Music-News.com

Shaggy has declared the passing of the legendary singer – who passed away in hospital on Tuesday (02.03.21), aged 73, after suffering a stroke in 2020 – as “one of the lowest moments in the history of our culture”.

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