Friday, 4 December 2015

Friday Is Rock'n'Roll #London Day… U2 at The Hope & Anchor

On This Day In Rock'n'Roll London History…

U2 make their UK debut at The Hope & Anchor in Islington…

… 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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1 comment:

  1. The Rock Garden gig was supporting a girl group called Dolly Mixture - whom I saw scores of times live. I was at that gig - but went to a local pub rather than seeing the support band. I got to the gig just as U2 were leaving the stage! A chance missed!