Earl Falconer

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Earl Falconer
Earl Falconer with UB40, Birmingham Symphony Hall, 2010
Background information
Birth name Earl Falconer
Born (1957-01-23) 23 January 1957 (age 57)
Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Genres Reggae
Occupation(s) Musician, singer
Instruments Bass, Vocals
Years active 1977–present
Associated acts UB40
Notable instruments

Earl Falconer (born 23 January 1957, Birmingham, England) is a British bass player and singer, currently working with the British reggae band, UB40. Falconer also co-founded the bass music label Circus Records alongside Flux Pavilion, Doctor P and DJ Swan-E.

Early life & Career[edit]

Falconer attended St. Benedict's junior school and Mosely Road School Of Art. He was an unemployed plasterer at the time of UB40's formation.[1]

In 1988 he was imprisoned for six months as a result of a car accident that killed his brother Pablo Falconer, who was also the band’s producer.[2]