U2 Facts

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Where they formed
Year they formed
Bono's real name
The Edge's real name
Drummer, and founder of the band
Bassist, and the band's first manager
What they originally called themselves, before U2
Their first internationally-released single, in May 1980
Song from 'War' memorializing the Bogside Massacre in Northern Ireland in 1972
Live album and video recorded in 1983 on the War Tour, which received heavy airplay in the USA and throughout Europe
Single from 'The Unforgettable Fire' written for Martin Luther King, Jr., which was U2's first song to crack the top 50 charts in the US
Magazine which in 1985 named them its 'Band of the '80s'
1985 London concert benefiting Ethiopian famine relief in which they participated and were seen by more than 1 billion people worldwide
1987 album that led to their first Grammy Awards and their first #1 singles in the US, 'With or Without You' and 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'
Magazine that made them the 4th band to ever appear on their cover, and declared them 'Rock's Hottest Ticket' in 1987
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Spoof country band they created as their own opening act for 3 tour dates in 1987
Blues legend who teamed up with them for the track 'When Love Comes to Town'
1988 live album on which the track 'When Love Comes to Town' appears; it received mixed reviews for being 'overly pretentious' and 'misguided'
Prominent producer who has produced 8 of their studio albums, frequently with collaborator Daniel Lanois
Pseudonym under which they released the experimental album 'Original Soundtracks 1' in 1995
Single from 'OST1' featuring Luciano Pavarotti, frequently cited by Bono as one of his favorite U2 songs
Name of the band's official fan club and magazine
Lead single from 'All That You Can't Leave Behind' that singlehandedly won the band 3 Grammy awards
Super Bowl where they performed what SI.com billed as the best halftime show in Super Bowl history
Movie that featured 'The Hands That Built America' as its theme, winning the band a Golden Globe for Best Original Song
Multi-dimensional concert film, shot at 9 different concerts on the Vertigo Tour, released in 2008
They were inducted into this in 2005
Widely popular rock band that teamed up with them to record 'The Saints Are Coming', a tribute to post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans
Location in which a majority of the recording for 'No Line on the Horizon' took place
Working title of the sister album to 'No Line on the Horizon', to be released in early 2010

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