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U2 Concert:
Apr 15, 1985 at East Rutherford , NJ

Tour: Unforgettable Fire 5th Leg (N. Amer.) 
Venue: Brenden Byrne Arena 
Location: East RutherfordNJ  United States 

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Attendance: 20,571  (Capacity: 20,571)

Opening Act(s):

Releases Represented:

  1. The Unforgettable Fire had 6 songs
  2. War had 4 songs
  3. Boy had 2 songs
  4. October had 2 songs
  5. Non-Album Singles had 1 songs
  6. Other U2 Songs had 1 songs


Comments: Because of a torrential rainstorm outside the venue, after Lone Justice's opening set, an announcement is made from the stage that U2 will delay taking the stage for thirty to forty five minutes in order to allow time for all the fans to arrive safely at the show.

Over the course of the Unforgettable Fire tour, "Bad" quickly becomes the set piece of the show with the band extending it's performance on a nightly basis. This show's performance is no exception, with it being extended past the 16 minute mark, making it the longest known performance of the song. Bono even grabs a guitar and strums along -- ultra rare during "Bad" -- towards the end of the song.

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