Earl Falconer

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Earl Falconer
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Earl Falconer with UB40,
Birmingham Symphony Hall, 2010
Background information
Birth name Earl Acton Falconer
Born (1959-01-23) 23 January 1959 (age 56)
Meriden, Warwickshire, England
Genres Reggae
Occupation(s) Musician, singer
Instruments Bass, Vocals, Keyboard
Years active 1977–present
Associated acts UB40
Notable instruments
Bass

Earl Acton Falconer[1] (born 23 January 1959 in Meriden, Warwickshire[2]) is an English bass player and singer, currently working with the 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.[3]

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.[4]

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