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U2: The Rock of the Irish

Steve Turner, Sunday Express Magazine, 16 October 1988

Until the huge international impact of U2, the upper rungs of rock’n’roll had been almost totally dominated by musicians from Britain and America. For a four-piece band from Dublin, making it happen in London was a big enough dream. Making it to "the toppermost of the poppermost", as John Lennon called it, was a wild fantasy.

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