"We started out as non-musicians. We learned the play after the group was formed. I mean, we started to write our own material because we couldn't play other people's. Adam couldn't slap in time when he joined, Edge could play sort of bad acoustic. Larry had his military drumming, and I started singing 'cause I couldn't play guitar."
- Bono, 1983
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At one point in in their career, less than ten paying customers were on hand for a U2 show. In the early 90's, U2 was the biggest export in all of Ireland.