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"But it wasn't the songs that were the attraction. It was the energy and commitment to performance that were fantastic even then. Bono would run around looking for people to meet his eyes." — Paul McGuinness, on U2's early days


U2 Concert: May 16, 1987 at East Rutherford , NJ



Tour: Joshua Tree 1st Leg (North America) 
Venue: Brenden Byrne Arena 
Location: East RutherfordNJ  United States 

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Attendance: 20,528  (Capacity: 20,528)


Opening Act(s):



Releases Represented:

  1. The Joshua Tree had 8 songs
  2. The Unforgettable Fire had 4 songs
  3. War had 3 songs
  4. Boy had 2 songs
  5. Cover Songs had 2 songs
  6. October had 1 songs

Comments: A recording of "With Or Without You" from this concert is featured in the September 1987 Trip Through Your Wires radio call-in show.

The entire concert is later released through Wolfgang's Vault in 2015.

Tags: Shine like stars

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