"The idea of guitars for each different sound, well, really, the guitar to me was kind of not very important. It was all about what you did with the basic sound."
- The Edge on using the Explorer guitar in the early days, 1986
did you know
Within a few days of finishing the album, "Red Hill Mining Town" was U2's leading contender for the first single of The Joshua Tree. Then as the weeks went by, views started to change and it became "With or Without You".