British singer and bassist best known as a member of the reggae band UB40. UB40 is one the most successful international acts in the world, selling more than 70 million albums worldwide.
He went to the Mosely Road School Of Art and was working as a plasterer when he joined UB40.
He is the co-founder of the record label Circus Records, home to artists like Doctor P.
His brother and UB40 producer Pablo Falconer was killed in a car accident for which Earl was sentenced to six months in prison.
He and dubstep DJ Flux Pavilion co-founded Circus Records in 2009.