"That’s how I decide on an instrument—does it inspire me? This one does. So I’m using that a lot, and I’m using my black ‘70s Strat a lot. I don’t really use the Explorer any more."
- The Edge on using a ’57 Strat guitar, 1986
did you know
The Rattle and Hum album opens with a live cover of The Beatles' "Helter Skelter". Its inclusion on the album was intended by the band to reflect the confusion of The Joshua Tree Tour and their new-found superstar status.