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"We never suffered from that indie mentality of 'big is bad.' A lot of groups that could've gone on to make amazing music crumbled under some sort of inverse guilt or mistrust of success." — Edge


U2 Concert: May 12, 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: During "Trip Through Your Wires," Bono brings a fan on stage to try playing the harmonica part but doesn't do so well. Afterwards Bono remarks, "This guy even makes me sound good!"

Tags: Shine like stars

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