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From the LA Times, U2 talks about New Album due in April

U2 talks of new album in the works, Nelson Mandela U2 looks to Nelson Mandela for inspiration for its ‘Ordinary Love’ on the soundtrack of ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,’ and the collision of youth and hard-earned wisdom on its upcoming album. U2′s band members are Adam Clayton, left, the Edge, Larry Mullen Jr. and…

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My Favorite U2 Tours

Since I ranked my favorite U2 albums and songs, I thought I would continue my ranking with tours, eras, lyrics and whatever else I can think of. Today’s post is about my favorite U2 tours, those that I have attended – ZooTv, PopMart, Elevation, Vertigo and 360. I thought about ranking all 75 shows I…

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‘Thank You’ Paul McGuinness from Larry, Bono, Edge and Adam

About a month ago, the New York Times reported that Live Nation was in negotiations to buy U2′s management company Principle Management, run by Paul McGuinness, and Madonna’s management company Maverick, run by Guy Oseary, for $30 million. Oseary “would take over the day-to-day management of U2,” and McGuinness “would become Principle’s chairman.” Yesterday U2.com confirmed this on its site…

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U2 BROTHR, a great guy and now a great documentary

Do you know Mark Baker? Maybe you know him as U2 BROTHR? How about that guy at the U2 show in the GA line and on the front rail at the stage in the mirrorball hardhat wearing his ‘U2BROTHR’ license plate? Yes, that’s Mark Barker, aka U2BROTHR, aka Mirroball Man (at least that’s what I…

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Happy Birthday Larry! it’s all about drums!

To most people today is Halloween, to me it is Larry Mullen Jr’s birthday. Not only is today Larry Mullen Jr’s 52nd birthday, but it is also the 12th anniversary of the night Larry and I shared a drink – the second Elevation Providence show on Larry’s 40th birthday 10.31.01 – my all-time favorite concert…

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My U2 A to Z Blogging Challenge Recap

I love blogging the A to Z Blog Challenge - blogging everyday in April, except Sundays, on a specific theme. I loved doing it last year, and I enjoyed it even more this year. I think I enjoy the challenge so much because I am one who likes to to lists things, rank my favorites. This year’s theme,…

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Larry Mullen Jr – my U2 A to Z

I love Larry Mullen Jr, U2′s drummer. He is my favorite drummer, and my second favorite man – a close second behind Elvis. And ironically Larry is a huge Elvis fan and even named his son Aaron Elvis. I have been a U2 fan for 25 years. I was a freshman in high school when The Joshua Tree was…

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Elevation Tour – my U2 A to Z

U2’s Elevation Tour is my favorite U2 tour and one of the most amazing experiences of my life! From the tour opener on March 24, 2001 in Ft. Lauderdale to the final show of the tour on December 2, 2001 in Miami, I went to 27 U2 shows, had 3 amazing moments with Larry Mullen, traveled to…