"He was a beautiful tenor who would stand there in front of the speakers, conducting the music with my mother's knitting needles."
- Bono on his father
did you know
A local violinist, Steve Wickham, approached The Edge one morning at a bus stop and asked if U2 had any need for a violin on their next album (the War album). In the studio for only half a day, Wickham's electric violin became the final instrumental contribution to Sunday Bloody Sunday.