Their name was taken from the Unemployment Benefit form 40 which jobseekers filled out during the 1970s.
What does UB40 stand for?
UB40 stands for Unemployment Benefit form 40
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The name was famously taken from Unemployment Benefit form 40 issued by the DHSS for claiming benefits Their big break came when Chrissie Hynde spotted them playing in a pub and asked them to be the support act for her band The Pretenders on a national tour.