A beginner’s guide to: UB40

From a bedsit in Balsall Heath to chart-topping domination in the 80s, Birmingham’s UB40 brought pop reggae to the masses.

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A beginner’s guide to: Duran Duran

It was at a Siouxsie and the Banshees gig in 1978 at Birmingham’s Mayfair Ballroom in the Bullring shopping centre, that a young John Taylor and Nick Rhodes had their Damascene moment.

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