‪MUSIC – Why did U2 become the biggest rock band in the world?

‪#‎StPatsTV‬ #1 – Why did U2 become the biggest rock band in the world?

Friends of Saint Patrick film series 2015, month 1 February. Theme = Music

Event happening at Saint Patrick Pub Curitiba, Tuesday 10th February 2015
8pm (20h) – Intro short vids
9pm (21h) – U2 – World in Action – Anthem for the 80’s
10pm (22h) – half hour open discussion, possibly audio recorded for radio

Event post on facbook

We will publish more posts with Music and Irishness being explored on the blog, see there for that, add your views, also join in on the discussion on our facebook page
https://friendsofsaintpatrick.wordpress.com/

*** VIDEOS:

U2 – World in Action – Anthem for the 80’s (52 mins)

*** Intro shorts and clips:
We Are Called U2, Gay 1983 – 6 mins
http://www.rte.ie/…/exh…/937-u2/139176-we-are-called-u2-gay/

U2, Bono — Street Mission, 1978, first TV performance RTE, rare original

U2- Rare and early interview with Bono of U2!

U2’s first TV appearance – U2 appear for the first time on the RTE program “The Late Late show” hosted by Gay Byrne some time in 1980.

U2 The Old Grey Whistle test 1981 (from 1.45 in they play 11.00 tick tock)

U2 St Patrick’s Day 17 March 1984 Dublin Docklands

U2 – Gloria (1981) – vid of Dublin docks in 1981, 30 years later and its now “silicon docks”

U2 LIVE AT ROCKPALAST – 1983 (from 27 mins on, bono gets an offaly GAA top of someone in the audience and throws it on…)

24 year old Bono

U2 ZooTV 16 November 1993 Adelaide (Video) 2 hr 16 mins

U2 – PopMart 1998 – Buenos Aires

U2 – Live at Red Rocks (1983) PART 1

U2 – Live at Red Rocks (1983) PART 2

U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name, 1987 7 mins

Bono – Ireland’s Greatest?

Bono (05/16/13) | Charlie Rose

Bono: The good news on poverty (Yes, there’s good news)

The Story of U2 – part 1/5

U2 – Sunday Bloody Sunday / Bad (Live Aid 1985) 20 mins

U2 – Self Aid Dublin 1986 [FULL CONCERT]

U2 – RTE Documentary 1987 (Visual Eyes) 28 mins

U2 – Werchter Festival Belgium 1982, 40 mins

U2 1982, Roskilde, Denmark 38 mins

U2 – Live at Glastonbury, England 2011- 1.5hours

Bono: Who Is Jesus?

U2 – Various TV Appearances 1978-1986

Audio: U2, Sheriff Street, Dublin, 1982. 11 O’Clock Tick Tock. Audio only.

Irish state broadcasters, RTÉ archive of U2
http://www.rte.ie/archives/exhibitions/937-u2/

Friends of Saint Patrick film series 2015 themes, roughly are:
1 – February – Music
2 – March – Craic (including Paddys day, with guest dj Paddy Mac Inti)
3 – April – Language
4 – May – Politics
5 – June – Spirit (including san joan, midsummer fire party)
6 – July – Peace (12th of July is hi tense in Northern Ireland )
7 – August – Diaspora
8 – September – Sport (a month of Sundays… GAA all ireland games)
9 – October – Sex
10 – November – Technology (includes connecting with the Web Summit)
11 – December – Ecology (connect into COP21 paris meeting)

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