Just for Fun, Here’s U2’s First-Ever TV Appearance

Sometime in 1980, a VERY young U2 (look at all that hair on The Edge!) made an appearance on The Late Late Show on the Irish network RTE to perform “Stories for Boys.” This would be their first time on TV.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Just for Fun, Here’s U2’s First-Ever TV Appearance

  • November 4, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    John McKenna got it right in the introduction. They were one of “The Bands” of the 80’s-90’s.


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