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The band had occasional jam sessions in which they did covers of other bands. After Dik Evans left the group to join another local band, the Virgin Prunesthe remaining four officially changed the name from "The Hype" to " U2 ". Initially Bono sang, played guitar and wrote the band's songs. He said of his early guitar playing in a interview, "When we started out I was the guitar player, along with the Edge—except I couldn't play guitar.
I was such a lousy guitar player that one day they broke it to me that maybe I should sing instead.
I had tried before, but I had no voice at all. I remember the day I found I could sing. I said, 'Oh, that's how you do it. As ofBono has taken piano lessons from his children's piano teacher as a means to improve his songwriting. Bono's lyrics became more personal, inspired by experiences related to the private lives of the members of the band.
He is known for pulling audience members onto the stage or moving himself down to the physical level of the audience. Inthe U2 band members were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Famein their first year of eligibility.
Turn Off the Dark. It sowed a seed InBono arranged for U2 to videotape a special live performance for that year's Amnesty benefit show.
Bush in SinceBono has become increasingly involved in campaigning for third-world debt relief and raising awareness of the plight of Africa, including the AIDS pandemic. In the past decade Bono has met with several influential politicians, including former United States President George W.
This must happen urgently, because this is a crisis.
O'Neill on a four-country tour of Africa. Bono attended the conference, which was held in June We would never have gotten the debts of 23 countries completely cancelled without him.
In a speech containing biblical references, Bono encouraged the care of the socially and economically depressed. His comments included a call for an extra one percent tithe of the United States' national budget. He brought his Christian views into harmony with other faiths by noting that Christian, Jewish, and Muslim writings all call for the care of the widow, orphan, and stranger.View our full list of writing scholarships & apply today!
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Contest winners may be asked to attend the awards banquet in California at their. Early life. Bono was born in the Rotunda Hospital, Dublin, on 10 May He was raised in the Northside suburb of Finglas with his brother (who is eight years older than Bono) by their mother, Iris (née Rankin), a member of the Church of Ireland, and their father, Brendan Robert "Bob" Hewson, a Roman Catholic.
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