"I would love to see a united Ireland, but I never could support a man who put a gun to somebody's head to see that dream come true."
- Bono, July 1987
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.