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U2 Plunge Into Darkness on ‘Exit’: The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song

Bono's lyrics for 'Exit' were inspired by reading books about killers.

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U2 to Release 30th Anniversary Editions of ‘The Joshua Tree’

U2 will release Deluxe and Super Deluxe Editions of their 1987 blockbuster in honor of the record's 30th anniversary.

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30 Years Ago: U2 Embrace the Good and Bad of America on ‘The Joshua Tree’

When The Joshua Tree came out on March 9, 1987, it represented a seismic shift, spearheaded by U2, in popular music. Up until that point, the ‘80s were mostly thought of, with a handful of exceptions, as a decade of style without substance, with MTV leading the charge in helping to popularize an endless parade of catchy, but empty, one-hit wonders...

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U2 Updates the Gospel on ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For’: The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song

How "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" became a key building block for U2's creative process.

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U2 Gets Cinematic on ‘Where the Streets Have No Name': The Story Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song

Producer Brian Eno claims that it took about half of the 'Joshua Tree' sessions to complete 'Where the Streets Have No Name.' In the end, U2 had a classic.

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U2 Sued for Stealing ‘The Fly’ From British Songwriter Paul Rose

A lawsuit claims that "The Fly" is very close to Paul Rose's instrumental "Nae Slappin'."

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U2 May Play New Songs on ‘The Joshua Tree’ 30th Anniversary Tour

Bassist Adam Clayton talked about creating the setlist for U2's upcoming 'The Joshua Tree' 30th anniversary tour.

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U2’s Adam Clayton Talks Joshua Tree Tour, Says ‘We Think We’re There’ With New ‘Songs of Experience’ LP

Nostalgia might be a big reason for U2 fans to see the band perform its landmark The Joshua Tree LP on tour this year, but for bassist Adam Clayton, there are more compelling reasons to revisit.

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30 Years Ago: U2 Make Their Masterpiece, ‘The Joshua Tree’

Even before U2's 'The Joshua Tree' arrived, it was clear something big was on the horizon.

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16 Memorable Moments From U2’s First ‘Joshua Tree’ Tour

'The Joshua Tree' was more than a hit album, though it was certainly that. It was part of a phenomenon that would change U2 forever.

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U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Weeknd Confirmed to Headline Bonnaroo 2017

Bonnaroo's 2017 lineup has been officially announced — and it's every bit as star-studded as fans of the festival could expect.

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U2 Stopped Working on ‘Songs of Experience’ Because of Donald Trump

The Edge revealed that U2 decided to revisit 'The Joshua Tree' after Donald Trump was elected President of the United States.

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