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Sonic Gems: U2 - The Joshua Tree

Even prior to the Us Festival appearance of U2, I was certain there was a special musical essence to this band.  Some of my harder rocking friends believed that I had lost my way on this one.  300 more words

Thought For The Day

My Music Lexicon: U is for Undertones (and U2)

Throughout this year of stately progress through my music lexicon, it’s become pretty clear that the late teens is the most important time for the development and fixing of musical tastes. 356 more words


The Joshua Tree at 30

The Joshua Tree, released in 1987, is U2 at their biggest: 11 sweeping, aching anthems to self-doubt, humanity, hope and America-focused anxiety – all straightforward and pop-savvy enough to propel them from arenas to stadiums. 1,005 more words

RARE CONCERT REVIEW - U2's JOSHUA TREE 2017 TOUR AT US BANK STADIUM - mostly terrific show with faithful versions of the iconic songs

The wife and I went to see U2 at US Bank Stadium (home to Superbowl 52 in 5 months) last night on their current tour, the 30th anniversary of their classic album… 1,349 more words


You Run Like a River

We turn away to face the cold, enduring chill
As the day begs the night for mercy love
The sun so bright it leaves no shadows…
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The U2 Factor: Justice, Creativity, and an Integrated Faith

Above image from Grantland.com

1987… not a golden year for me personally when it comes to music. A year or two earlier, I had fallen in love with Jesus. 1,657 more words

Artist Focus

1 Where The Streets Have No Name

Where The Streets Have No Name | The Joshua Tree | Track 1 | 1987 | Lyrics

This song has been called “five minutes of heaven.” That was my experience hearing it live for the first time. 149 more words