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Blood And Fire

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Blood And Fire by Robin Campbell
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Born and raised in a council house on Birmingham's notorious Balsall Heath under the watchful eye of their staunchly socialist, folk singer father, Robin and Ali Campbell were to become members of the most successful reggae band in the world, a career that has spanned four decades. ut this is not the autobiography of a pop band legend, but rather the story of two working class brothers crashing and burning and fighting back against the odds. It is the story of growing up in the 1960s to the sounds of Motown and ska, folk music and skiffle and radical politics and - most importantly - the new and infectious sound reggae that was to capture the ears of these two teenage kids from the Midlands. nstilled by their father from an early age to always do things their own way the brothers - in between dead end jobs and the dole office - put together a band that would show Balsall Heath what reggae was all about . Mismanagement, drink, drugs, divorce, paranoia and jail terms would dog the band and threaten to destroy it all - including the brother's relationship and yet they come to amass record sales in excess of 50 million, with nearly 50 hit singles to their credit - from 'Red Red Wine

Author Biography

Ali and Robin Campbell were born and brought up in 1960's Birmingham and went on to lead one of pop/reggae music legends UB40 with record sales in excess of o50 million.
Release date NZ
June 1st, 2006
Pages
240
Illustrations
16 Illustrations, unspecified
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Arrow Books Ltd
Dimensions
129x196x15
ISBN-13
9780099476542
Product ID
1659801

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