A day-by-day history of U2, now in its second edition.

Archive for January, 2011

Manuscript Done – One Last Question

By on January 29, 2011 in Call for Help, Writing with 24 Comments

Last night at about 11:00 pm, I finished the manuscript and all associated documents for the 2nd edition of U2-A Diary! I’ll be sending Omnibus a little more than 40,000 words and the new book should be 400 pages total when it comes out this summer. But I have one last question for U2 fans. […]

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Unsolved Mysteries, January 2011

By on January 18, 2011 in Unsolved Mysteries with 18 Comments

The manuscript for the second edition of U2 – A Diary is due in two weeks. Yikes! I still have some research and writing left to do, so here’s one last call for help with the remaining list of unsolved mysteries — most of which date back to before the first edition was published. If […]

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Bono – A Near Miss in Negril, Jamaica

By on January 16, 2011 in Book Samples with 0 Comments

Did you know that Bono nearly died 15 years ago today? Not exactly the cheeriest of episodes to bring up, but it’s true. Here’s the U2-A Diary entry for January 16, 1996: January 16 Bono and his family are on the receiving end of police gunfire as their plane lands in Negril, Jamaica, where they […]

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Bono on Les Enfants du Rock in 1987

By on January 10, 2011 in The Things You Learn with 3 Comments

Here’s an interview that I’ve never seen before. I discovered it over the weekend while researching the book. It’s from the French TV show, Les Enfants du Rock. The YouTube page says this aired in 1987. I can tell you that it was recorded on June 4, 1986. Bono and the band were in San […]

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BP Fallon and Zoo TV

By on January 3, 2011 in Call for Help with 4 Comments

Can anyone find an article confirming if, when and/or why BP Fallon was removed from his role as pre-show DJ during the Zoo TV Tour? My searches have come up empty.

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