Monday, 4 December 2017

OTD in 1979… #U2 at The Hope & Anchor, #Islington

On this Day in Rock'n'Roll London History 1979…



… playing to nine people and mis-billed as "The U2s". Edge breaks a string and the gig ends early. Next night – billed at V2 (!) – the band played the Rock Garden in Covent Garden.



Here's how they looked and sounded way back then. Warning: this vid contains shots of The Edge with hair…





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