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Old 17th April 2010, 11:22 PM
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Hi everyone. New to this board. Just figured this question is a good one to get to know you all a little more. What was the first album or song that really got you hooked on UB40?

Mine would be the self-titled UB40 album. I heard it back when I was 4. I was riding to the hospital with my dad because my younger brother had just been born. My dad played the album and after that I couldn't stop listening to it. I'm 19 now and UB40 have really gotten me into lots of music. Inspired me to listen and play different types of music but my favorite is still reggae. My favorite band still is UB40, and my favorite album is still the self-titled album. Is it just me or does that album have some kind of mysterious presence about it? I guess I get that feeling because I've barely heard any of the songs from that album played live after that time period. And also the artwork is very captivating. Used to scare me as a child but I've gotten used to it. Still is very unanswered to me. I've been around this album for almost my whole life and still can't wrap my mind around it and that's why I love it so much.
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Old 17th April 2010, 11:52 PM
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I think the first memorable song i heard of them was many rivers. though at the time i didn't know who sung it.
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:03 AM
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I first heard Signing Off at a friend's house when I was 15 and that was it,I was hooked.The single My Way Of Thinking/I Think It' Going To Rain Today was in the charts at the time and I bought that before I saved up enough money to buy Signing Off.
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:09 AM
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Food For Thought/King.
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:34 AM
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:37 AM
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Food For Thought did it for me
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:50 AM
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so here i am (ub44) seen it on totp was 11 then lol1 burst on to the seen,used to go to mates house and borrow ub44 of his older brother,got NOW1 for xmas in 83 cause it had two ub tracks on it then started cutting grass and spent all my cash on !!!!!!!!!!!ub
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:52 AM
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Signing Off................welcome to the BB
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:54 AM
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Long ago in the 80's I recorded a live performance of Red Red Wine on VHS from the TV. I was already a big reggae fan and these guys knocked my socks off. Still do!
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Old 18th April 2010, 12:56 AM
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Food For Thought did it for me
And me. Been a fan since I first heard FFT on t'radio
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