U2 bassist Adam Clayton has received justice. The musician wasn't in court at the time of sentencing, but his former assistant Carol Hawkins received a seven-year prison term in relation to her embezzlement of funds from the musician. The Dublin jury recently unanimously found her guilty of embezzling more the $3.6 million from Clayton.
Ireland's favorite son, U2 lead singer Bono, was quick to show support for America in the wake of the 9/11/01 attacks, during the band's performance at the following winter's Super Bowl. As a list of the names of those killed or wounded on that day scrolled by above him, Bono revealed a very
U2 fan club members have recently begun getting the brand new 'U22' live albums, which they helped shape, in the mail. The group asked fans to choose their favorite tracks performed during the band's recent U2360° tour, and the results yielded this new two-disc release, which spans their entire career.
The initial public offering of Facebook on Friday (May 18) may not have been as successful as many had expected. But even if it had done better than closing at only 23 cents more than the opening price, it would not have put Bono up with Paul McCartney in the exclusive Billionaire Rockers Club as had been initially believed.
It's St. Patrick's Day (March 17), and we've chosen to honor the occasion with a special Readers' Poll dedicated to the classic rock musicians who call the Emerald Isle home. (O.K., to be fair, we may also raise a pint of Guinness or two!)