lewinski at icanon.com
Wed Nov 17 17:21:54 CST 2004
>Pete said he wanted the *Clash* to carry the mantle after The Who. But
at Live Aid, it looks like the Who mantle was passed to U2. Question is,
have they since dropped it, & when?
I don't think they've dropped it. They're pretty consistent with
their politics and dedication to music & fans IMO (Bono is a pretty
Me thinks that Bono's from the same school of thought that
Pete is from (i.e. "a man with a guitar ... reaching more people...
than a man with a camera.")
>Honestly, U2 plays a transcendent set at Live Aid. Two songs! But when
they do "Bad," it's like watching a medium-level rock band become a
top-level rock band right before your eyes. Pretty amazing.
I love that song. Now I'm gonna have to buy this Live Aid set! Damn
you man! ;-)
Joe in Philly
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