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U2

Allan F. Moore

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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Irish rock band. It was formed in Dublin in 1977 by Bono (Paul Hewson; b 10 May 1960; vocals), the Edge (David Evans; b 8 Aug 1961; guitar), Adam Clayton (b 13 Mar 1960; bass guitar) and Larry Mullen Jr. (Lawrence Mullen; b 31 Oct 1960; drums). Having signed to Island Records, their first song to become widely known was Gloria (1981; from the album October), after which their studio albums War

Reference Entry.  378 words. 

Subjects: music

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