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U2: Three Decades of the World’s Biggest Band, Onstage and Backstage

Bono and Co. from their early days in Irish clubs to the Grammys to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

BEST OF LIVE: August 7, 2009: U2

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U2 perform at a small youth club outside Cork, Ireland, on February 5, 1980.

U2 performing in 1992

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U2 onstage in 1992, between the releases of Achtung Baby and Zooropa.

U2: 05/31/1997: Giants Stadium Performance

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Bono leans over the front of the stage during a sold-out May 1997 show at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

U2: 02/21/2001: 43rd Annual Grammy Awards Backstage

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U2 pose with their three trophies backstage at the 43rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 21, 2001.

U2: 02/03/2002: Super Bowl XXXVI Halftime Show

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Bono and the Edge perform during the halftime show at Super Bowl XXXVI in the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, on February 3, 2002.

U2: 02/27/2002: U2 At The 2002 Grammy Awards

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U2 backstage with their awards during the 44th Annual Grammys at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 27, 2002.

U2: 11/29/2003: Give One Minute of Your Life to AIDS Concert

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Bono onstage at the Give One Minute of Your Life to AIDS concert held on November 29, 2003 at Greenpoint Stadium, in Cape Town, South Africa.

U2: 11/22/2004: Taping of a Music Video

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U2 perform at Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park in Brooklyn, New York, on November 22, 2004.

U2: 02/13/2005: 47th Annual Grammy Awards

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U2 pose with their award for Best Rock Performance by a Group backstage during the 47th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 13, 2005.

U2: 03/14/2005: 20th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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U2 pose backstage at the 20th Annual Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City on March 14, 2005.

U2: 03/28/2005: First Night of 'Vertigo//2005' World Tour

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Bono steals the spotlight on the first night of U2's Vertigo World Tour in San Diego, California, on March 28, 2005.

U2: 08/11/2005: U2 at Vincente Calderon Stadium

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Bono at Vicente Calderón Stadium in Madrid, Spain, in 2005.

U2: 02/08/2006: 48th Annual Grammy Awards

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U2 with their trophies during the 48th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on February 8, 2006.

U2: 02/20/2006: Performance at The Morumbi Stadium

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Bono performing at Morumbi Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on February 20, 2006.

U2: 11/10/2006: U2 Walking to the Stage

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U2 walk to the stage of Telstra Stadium for the first of three Sydney dates on their Vertigo Tour on November 10, 2006.

U2: 01/18/2009: U2 at the Lincoln Memorial

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U2 in Washington, DC to perform at the first of many events planned to mark the inauguration of President Barack Obama in January 2009.

U2: 02/08/2009: 51st Annual Grammy Awards

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U2 perform "Get On Your Boots" at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2009.

U2 in NYC: 03/02/2009: "Late Show with David Letterman" Performance

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The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 perform their first of five consecutive nights on Late Show With David Letterman at the Ed Sullivan Theater on March 2, 2009 in New York City.

U2 in NYC: 03/03/2009: Unveiling "U2 Way"

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Adam Clayton, Bono, the Edge and Larry Mullen Jr. attend the unveiling of a portion of West 53rd street temporarily renamed "U2 Way" on March 3, 2009 in New York City.

U2 in NYC: 03/06/2009: "Good Morning America" Performance

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Larry Mullen Jr., Bono, the Edge and Adam Clayton onstage after their performance on ABC's Good Morning America at Fordham University on March 6, 2009 in the Bronx, New York.

Random Notes: July 3, 2009: U2

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U2 take a moment from their tour opener in Barcelona to honor the life and work of Michael Jackson by weaving parts of the gloved one's "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough" and "Man in the Mirror" into their own "Angel of Harlem" on June 30, 2009.

Best of Live: July 17, 2009: U2

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U2 perform at the Stade Charles-Ehrmann on July 15, 2009 in Nice, France, as part of their 360° Tour.

BEST OF LIVE: August 7, 2009: U2

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U2 take the stage for a 360° Tour date at Veltins Arena in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on August 3, 2009.

BEST OF LIVE: September 13, 2009: u2 opener in chicago

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U2 perform at Chicago's Soldier Field on the first North American stop of their 360° Tour on September 13, 2009.

Best of Live: September 23, 2009: u2

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U2 perform at Giants Stadium on September 23, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

U2 Tour Opener in Barcelona: bono smoke sin

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U2 perform on the first night of their 360° Tour on June 30, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain.

U2 Opener in Barcelona: Stage (2)

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U2 aboard their spaceship on the first night of their 360° Tour on June 30, 2009 in Barcelona, Spain.

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