Performance notes: Bono and Edge appear on stage during BB King's set at the annual Thelonious Monk Gala, hosted by the Monk Institute of Jazz. This is the first performance of When Love Comes To Town by any members of U2 since 28 August 1993, although it has been a setlist regular at BB's concerts. The first half of the song is played more in U2's rock style, then halfway through it transforms into BB's recent live arrangement. Afterwards, numerous other performers at the Gala join Bono, Edge, and BB for a cover of Let The Good Times Roll. Setlist and comment provided by U2gigs.com.
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"When we set out on this record it was Larry who came up with the plan not to have a plan. He put up this idea that wouldn’t it be great just to make music for its own sake, not for the purpose of a live show or on album but just to see what we’re capable of.."
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Some reports say Edge was named by Bono because Dave was always on the fringe of things. Other stories suggest Bono gave him the name because of the sharp lines and angles of his face when he was a teenager.