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Astro (English musician)

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Name  Terence Wilson
Birth name  Terence Wilson
Occupation(s)  Musician
Years active  1978–present
Role  Musician
Genres  Reggae
Instruments  Percussion, trumpet
Associated acts  UB40, UB40 reunited
Music group  UB40 (1978 – 2013)
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Born  24 June 1957 (age 58)Birmingham, West Midlands, England (1957-06-24)
Movies  UB40: Live at Montreux 2002
Similar People  Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Brian Travers

Terence Wilson (born 24 June 1957 in Birmingham), better known by his stage name Astro, is a Jamaican musician, rapper, and toaster, who was part of the reggae band UB40 since it was founded in 1978 until he left the group in November 2013.

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In January 2014, Astro, with other former UB40 members, Ali Campbell and Mickey Virtue, announced plans to reform and record under the UB40 name. The band released their new song, "Reggae Music" as a free download in January 2014. In February, with the current group known as UB40 and the newly formed group with Astro as a member both due to perform in Dubai on the same day, the new group announced a name change to UB40 reunited.


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