"Mrs. Edge was always there. She had an orange Volkswagen, she picked up our gear and she never complained,"
- Bono on the dedication of U2's first roadie - Edge's mum
did you know
According to an interview from 1982 the song 'October' is about the Bolsheviek revolution in Russia in 1917, that brought Communism to power. This theme is mixed with a personal theme, possibly Bono's mothers death.