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Coldplay on Bono, Bono on Bruce Cockburn

Here’s a couple of quick news items. Some of you (like me) probably hit, or will hit, a Coldplay concert. In a recent interview, Lead singer Chris Martin kidded about Bono creating havoc with their gear at a show. He quickly added, “We’re joking, by the way. They’re [U2] the best band on the planet.”  Here is [...]

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U2 in the Rock Hall Library + Archives: Open for Learning

I was on the campus of Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Monday night for the dedication of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum’s ‘s new Library + Archives. It was one of those galas that mixes rockers, civic leaders, symphony directors, donors, arts patrons, college presidents, scholars, journalists and the random @U2 blogger, where [...]

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The Temper Trap Returns Fire On U2

Australia’s Triple M 104.9 radio posted a response from Aussie band The Tender Trap to comments made by Edge. In 2010, U2 guitarist, The Edge, publicly referred to The Temper Trap’s ‘Sweet Disposition’ track and said it was very similar to the Irish band’s classic hit, “Where The Streets Have No Name”. But after performing [...]

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Miss Sarajevo

Inela Nogic was just 17 when she participated in the Miss Besieged Sarajevo pageant. She became an iconic figure due in part to the song “Miss Saraajevo,” which also used her picture on the single sleeve. In a recent interview in The Washington Post, Nogic talks about how she became an “accidental icon.” Nogic’s magical [...]

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