Bono on guitar again?

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Waffles

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Bono on guitar again?
« on: October 20, 2017, 08:24:45 PM »
While I don't think he played during this, I don't see why they would want him to be holding one if he couldn't play. Maybe they'll do the Fly and kite next tour.
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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #1 on: October 20, 2017, 08:31:18 PM »
Would love to see The Fly come back...

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2017, 08:35:00 PM »
Would love to see The Fly come back...

Me too! The 360 version was really good.

Also happy to see the B-man with a guitar in his hand again. Hoping he's able to play again.  :)

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Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2017, 01:45:25 PM »
Nothing will ever eclipse for me the Fly - elevation version. Even if you donít like ATYCLB, you have to acknowledge that the elevation tour had some of their best live moments
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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2017, 04:07:08 PM »
I could see him picking it up again for recording purposes....live who knows.
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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2017, 04:14:05 PM »
I really hope for his sake he can play guitar again - it's a tool of his songwriting trade.

Live I preferred Popmart to the Elevation Tour, but the version of The Fly on Elevation was very good.  I enjoyed it more first time around, however (Zoo).

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Waffles

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2017, 07:34:06 PM »
I really hope for his sake he can play guitar again - it's a tool of his songwriting trade.

Live I preferred Popmart to the Elevation Tour, but the version of The Fly on Elevation was very good.  I enjoyed it more first time around, however (Zoo).

He did write the intro to cedarwood road

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2017, 08:57:21 PM »
Nothing will ever eclipse for me the Fly - elevation version. Even if you donít like ATYCLB, you have to acknowledge that the elevation tour had some of their best live moments
Wouldn't know... They never saw fit to tour it widely...

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #8 on: October 23, 2017, 12:44:31 AM »
Nothing will ever eclipse for me the Fly - elevation version. Even if you donít like ATYCLB, you have to acknowledge that the elevation tour had some of their best live moments
Wouldn't know... They never saw fit to tour it widely...

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #9 on: October 23, 2017, 01:05:53 AM »
Oh I've seen it. I've just not SEEN it

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #10 on: October 23, 2017, 12:09:29 PM »
Maybe he's playing slide guitar. Bono told in a recent interview someone tried to get Bono on slide guitar.
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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #11 on: October 23, 2017, 01:19:27 PM »
Would love to see him back on guitar.  Gives him a prop at least on stage.

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #12 on: October 23, 2017, 02:24:51 PM »
Didn't I read somewhere that he was going to need more surgery to get his motion back?

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #13 on: October 23, 2017, 02:45:36 PM »
Didn't I read somewhere that he was going to need more surgery to get his motion back?

Where did you read that, riffy?  He might gain some elbow motion if they remove the titanium screws in his arm but his problem is the nerves leading to his fingers.  Not sure if they have surgery that could repair that.  I did read him say he could play a guitar if he's sitting in a chair and the guitar is upright.  Not sure that'd work too well on stage, however!

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Re: Bono on guitar again?
« Reply #14 on: October 23, 2017, 02:48:01 PM »
Didn't I read somewhere that he was going to need more surgery to get his motion back?

Where did you read that, riffy?  He might gain some elbow motion if they remove the titanium screws in his arm but his problem is the nerves leading to his fingers.  Not sure if they have surgery that could repair that.  I did read him say he could play a guitar if he's sitting in a chair and the guitar is upright.  Not sure that'd work too well on stage, however!
I honestly don't remember where I read it...hopefully it was a (bad) dream...and not at all true! Yeah, I can't see him in a chair on stage. Maybe they could hire me to hold the guitar upright for him... ;)