From Self-Aid in May 1986, a tassled and mulleted Bono legs it offstage during the end of ‘Bad’ to sup cider with the lads over the back wall of the RDS.
David Hughes of Harmonstown, where are you know?
Taken from the documentary ‘Self Aid – Behind the Screens’ via Killianm2.
Watch in full here.
From May 1986, a friendly reminder to honour your pledge to Self-Aid.
It’s been 28 years but never too late.
Voiceover by Derek Davis.
Previously: Jesus As A Child
Live Register Aid
27 years ago today.
A fresh-faced Dave Fanning introduces a messianic Bono along with Adam, Larry and Edge at Self Aid.
Courtesy of the RTE Archive.
Watch a short clip here.
Previously: Live Register Aid
Wherin literally dozens of McJobs are ‘pledged’ live on RTE during a 12-hour rock concert.
It gave the Irish economy what Live Aid gave to Africa.
Sweet f**k all. A sense of Hope.
And a bountiful line-up of Irish acts including the last ‘last’ performance by the Boomtown Rats.
Boomtown Rats Reform For Isle of Wight Gig (BBC)
(Poster via Whyte’s)