Like pretty much everyone else, I though UB40 was a Jamaican reggae band—Bob Marley-esque, if you will. It wasn't until I saw the video and some sort of VH1 Top 100 songs of the 80s list that I found out they were actually a white British reggae band.
On a somewhat related note, I met another person who incorrectly guessed my nationality. Here is the conversation that transpired:
Asian Girl: So where are you from?
The Dirty Burrito: The
AG: (Puzzled look on her face) Oooh. I would’ve thought you were from somewhere else.
TDB: (With a slight, knowing grin) Oh yeah? Where did you think I was from?
AG: Somewhere in