November 4, 1988
U2's album, Joshua Tree, has taken over the airwaves. This small Irish band has broken record sales left and right, making them a hot commodity in the mid- to late-1980s. Follow Bono, The Edge, Larry and Adam on their 1987 tour through America. From Bono climbing walls in San Francisco, California, to singing with locals in Harlem, New York, U2 feels the American dream. Merging gospel, rock and soul together in a fusion of sound, Bono adds his take on Americana as his signature vocals and lyrics drive the band forward. Learn about the band's humble beginnings and their choices on tour to keep fans excited and inspired at the same time. With music that fills and echoes the soul, U2 rocks America as the materialistic 1980s finds a true poet in Bono.