Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Bono’s Dosh: U2 and Money

Phil Sutcliffe, Payday, March 2002

"WE'RE NOT GOING to let people rip us off, we want the money!" That's what Bono said in 1979 when Dublin's teenaged hopefuls U2 were asked how they would cope with the wicked business of rock'n'roll.

Total word count of piece: 1606


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.