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Happy 25th Anniversary Rattle and Hum

Most people honor the anniversary of U2’s Rattle and Hum album, but I have always honored the anniversary of Rattle and Hum the movie, which premiered in the U.S. on November 4, 1988. Maybe because that is the vivid memory in my head. I don’t remember buying the album (uh tape), but I remember going…

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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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Rattle and Hum – my U2 A to Z

Almost 25 years ago, on November 4, 1988, exactly one month after my 16th birthday, I piled a bunch of my friends into my GMC Jimmy and drove to the movie theater to see the premiere of Rattle and Hum. People were dancing in the aisles. It was almost like being at a concert, not that…

V is for Van Diemen’s Land

My favorite U2 song that begins with V is Van Diemen’s Land. Not that Van Diemen’s Land is a favorite of mine, but I like it better than Vertigo – and they are the only two U2 songs that begin with V. But Van Diemen’s Land is off of my second favorite U2 album Rattle…

H is for Heartland

My favorite U2 song that begins with H is Heartland. In fact, Heartland is one of my top five favorite U2 songs. I love it because it’s about Memphis. My worlds colliding – my favorite group singing about my favorite city. Heartland is also a favorite because it brings me back to Rattle and Hum…

Preview U2011

I have started a new blog to coincide with U2’s Us tour next summer and with writing my memoir tentatively called ‘On the Road With U2.’ I still have my Deena’s Days blog and will continue to write about my non-U2 related activities there. I just wanted to put out a preview of what my…