"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
did you know
Adam's bass teacher Patrick Pfeiffer wrote a book called Bass Playing for Dummies. Adam said: "It's a good book and I'm going to try to pay more attention to it".