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When Bono and Ali were Engaged

By on August 20, 2010 in Researching, The Things You Learn with 0 Comments
When Bono and Ali were Engaged

I love finding little nuggets of information that can be added to U2 – A Diary … if and when we ever publish an update. Like today, Bono did an interview on 2FM (I wrote about it here on @U2), and near the very end, host Ryan Tubridy asked Bono if he remembered the day […]

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Pure Gold from 1979 on YouTube

By on December 9, 2008 in Researching with 0 Comments
Pure Gold from 1979 on YouTube

A couple weeks ago, Caroline posted a YouTube video on U2log.com that I just now finally got around to watching. WOW! This is an interview from when Bono was appearing on Dave Fanning’s radio show to play the band’s first three songs, and Fanning’s listeners were being asked to vote which one of the songs […]

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This Would’ve Been Cool to Know…

By on December 9, 2007 in Researching, The Things You Learn with 0 Comments

Do you all know the super-old U2 song called “Be There”? It’s appeared on a couple bootlegs, I think. Good song. From what I’ve been able to find, U2 finished that song in March, 1982, during a studio session with Blondie producer Jimmie Destri. I’d never heard anything about how/when the song first came to […]

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Pick A Story, Any Story…

By on December 6, 2007 in Researching with 6 Comments

Are you in the mood for another “I wish they would get their stories straight!” post? Coolmetoo. Play along with me: 1.) Open your copy of U2 SHOW to pg. 19, where Paul McGuinness is being interviewed. Here’s the quote to note: When I saw them in the Project I agreed to be their manager […]

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One Month Left!

By on December 2, 2007 in Researching with 8 Comments
One Month Left!

Reaction: EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEK! No, it’s going well and I feel like I’m on schedule. I’m still going through Aaron’s discography on U2Wanderer to make sure U2 Diary matches up and has all the important release dates. Did all the albums first, and I’m quite pleased with the structure I’m using for each album entry — well, […]

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