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U2's Best Guitar Songs

Gibson has named 10 Great U2 Guitar Songs in a recent feature. Predictably, “Mysterious Ways” and “With Or Without You” made the cut, but the rest of the selections are painfully mainstream. On my personal list, I would have included “The Fly,” “All I Want Is You” and “The Electric Co.” What would have made [...]

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Seeing U2 on the Big Screen (Again)

I got word a few days ago that a local cinema would be showing Rattle and Hum for five straight days this month. This is a theater known for cult classics and themed sing-a-longs so it didn’t surprise me they were playing it, but I was impressed it would be shown that many times (most [...]

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Pop Culture Throws Wrench in U2 Diet

I may have mentioned this before, but if I haven’t—whenever the U2 tour makes its way back to my continent, I start a self-imposed diet from listening to them until the last few weeks before the shows. Why on earth do I do this? Because just hearing one note of any of their songs sends [...]

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All U2 All St. Patrick’s Day

Want some great background music to go with your green beer? Seattle-Tacoma radio Station GenX 104.9 is going “all U2″ on Mar. 17 in honor of the Irish holiday. If you’re in Western Washington, tune in at 104.9 fm; elsewhere you can listen live via their media player on the Internet.

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No U2 at Record Store Day

As I do each year, I woke up at the crack of dawn (er…8:00) to make the rounds of Record Store Day in Seattle. For those not in-the-know, Record Store Day began in 2007 for independent record stores to come together internationally and “celebrate the art of music.” Since the industry has lost so many [...]

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U2 Wishes MTV Happy St. Pat's Day

U2 fans everywhere celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for two reasons—the holiday itself and because it’s the anniversary of the day the boys won a battle of the bands contest in 1978. Wanting to send out personalized U2-themed wishes this morning, I went searching for some great St. Patrick’s Day-related U2 footage and stumbled upon a [...]

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