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Exploring U2’s Early Years: Before they Were Famous, See Amazing Photos and Hear the Story of their Concert the Night Before John Lennon’s Tragic Death

Go back in time and explore U2's early years with amazing photos, taken before the band became world-famous. Also, hear the story of the concert the band played the night before John Lennon's tragic death.
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U2 is one of the best bands in the history of our planet, and they’re from Dublin. We wanted to dig up some great old images of the band before they were amazingly popular. Also, check out this interesting story about the concert they played the night before John Lennon was shot. 

Here is U2 with Brian Eno in 1984. The band recorded with Eno and Daniel Lanois for the album ‘The Unforgettable Fire’.

Source: NME

U2 recording the video for ‘A Celebration’ in Dublin in 1981. Stop by the ‘U2: The Early Years’ photo exhibit to see more of these live, backstage and studio shots of the legendary band.

Source: NME

Bono on stage at Ireland’s Slane Castle in 1980, supporting Thin Lizzy on tour.

Source: NME

U2 a long time ago

Source: Vanyaland

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