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U2 – All I want is you

It was about mid June 1989 when U2 released the last single from “Rattle and Hum”, one of their biggest works. “All I want is you” followed the success of “Desire“, “Angel in Harlem“,

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When King comes to town

U2 with B.B. King – When love comes to town

I mean, B.B. King! Of course, because in 1987 the great blues man went in tour to Dublin. U2 were free that night, and absolutely wanted to see the concert and meet him. He was pleased to find that they admired him so much,

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Angels of the 80s

U2 – Angel of Harlem

“Angel of Harlem” is one of their songs, but I am not sure we can define U2 as “angels” 🙂 . And in fact they dedicated the song to the singer Billie Holiday. I did not remember this video, honestly. I thought it was different.

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October 1988

Welcome to our Throwback video to October 1988! You can view it, and then you can read the stories of every song, and see the full videos! And don’t forget to subscribe to 80and30 YouTube channel! This video features:

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On the top of the world

U2 – Desire

“Desire” definitely marks one of the most prolific periods for 80s pop music, October 1988. U2 released “Rattle and Hum”, their sixth album, on October 10, 1988. Actually they released the first single, “Desire”, some weeks earlier. People had great expectations for this album. And it continued the pattern of the previous album,

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The perfect day

U2 – Where the streets have no name

“Where the streets have no name” marks a very peculiar, unique day. A lot of things happened on Aug 31, 1987. We saw that in the US Michael Jackson was releasing “Bad”; on this side of the ocean another worldwide famous group,

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To look is to find

U2 – I still haven’t found what I’m looking for

“I still havent found what I’m looking for” is without any doubt one of the most iconic songs of U2.

Of course, knowing what you are looking for, helps you in finding. Or in understanding that you still haven’t found what you are looking for.

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An iconic album

U2 – With or without you

“With or without you” was released today, 30 years ago. March 9, 1987. One of the albums that marked and influenced not only the 80s, but all the history of pop music. The magazine Rolling Stone says it’s the 27th-best album of all times,

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Another birthday!

Dear friends, I had plans to talk about a different song today, but I found that today is the birthday of a 55 years old guy… and so it’s fine to hear one of his songs af (almost) 30 years ago!

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I want to feel,

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