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Richard Daley on bass guitar.
One might hope, given that the sainted Bono is involved in the upcoming Spider-Man musical, it wouldn’t be stuck in the old “female villain = foreign woman” rut.
The story of a rogue Bono impersonator
U2 has a charismatic leader without portfolio for a singer, an idiot savant for a guitarist, and about the strongest rhythm section you can imagine. Distinctive and impressive today, they started out scruffy and rather anonymous. On the release of their first album, Boy, in 1980 they seemed like just another vaguely new-wave British aggregation […]