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U2: the rock star's rock band

It's finally U2's Day, and it got me to thinking about the amazing songs this band has recorded over the years.  This isn't a one hit wonder band, but one that keeps writing world class songs year after year after year. I have a few favorites, Vertigo and Pride ( In the Name of Love). What's your favorite? Maybe it's the same as a rock star.  Rolling Stone Magazine asked artists what their favorite U2 song was. Ben Gibbard from Death Cab for Cutie cites the entire " War" album. Duffy loves the Joshua Tree album, and even had it on a cassette! Rob Thomas, who is no stranger to writing a well crafted pop song, said U2 was " The Greatest Band Ever!" and loves " All That You Can't Leave Behind" and " Sometimes You Can't Make it on Your Own", which is also Taylor Swift's favorite. Yes, even the country stars love U2... Carrie Underwood loves ' Beautiful Day". So enjoy the cool U2 songs today, and don't miss the U2 Radio Takeover at 8. It ought to be a blast!  bono3  Oh, doesn't Bono look like deadpan comic Stephen Wright?

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