"My mother's death in a rood traffic accident in November 1978 was in the end, what made my mind up with regard to the band. I am not saying I wouldn't have jumped had she lived but, after her death, there was nowhere else I wanted to be."
- Larry Mullen jr.
did you know
U2 was their own opening act a few times under the name of "The Dalton Brothers", they were dressed like a country band an played songs like "Lucille" and "Lost Highway".