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Bono praises Cohen's "Hallelujah"

Bono says that Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” is the “most perfect song in the world.” In The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of “Hallelujah,” a recent book by Alan Light, Bono lauds the song that first appeared on Cohen’s album Various Positions in 1984. The tune has been wildly popular, being covered […]

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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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