THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1997, Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher played a five-song set at the Tibet Freedom Concert, Downing Stadium in New York City. U2, Patti Smith and Radiohead also appeared at the concert.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1997, Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher played a five-song set at the Tibet Freedom Concert, Downing Stadium in New York City. U2, Patti Smith and Radiohead also appeared at the concert.

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Bono’s Investment Firm May Make $1.5 Billion in Facebook IPOElevation Partners Bought 2.3 Percent of Social Media Company in 2009…

Bono’s investment group, Elevation Partners, stands to make more than $1.5 billion in the initial public offering of Facebook stock, Nasdaq reports. Elevation Partners bought 2.3 percent of the social network company for $90 million in 2009.

Facebook is expected to raise $16 billion in its IPO, which would be the largest tech IPO in history, and the third largest IPO for an American company following Visa and General Motors. The company is not yet cleared by the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch the IPO, but CNN reports that Facebook will set its shares at $38 each. (More via Rolling Stone…)
Bono’s Investment Firm May Make $1.5 Billion in Facebook IPO
Elevation Partners Bought 2.3 Percent of Social Media Company in 2009…

Bono’s investment group, Elevation Partners, stands to make more than $1.5 billion in the initial public offering of Facebook stock, Nasdaq reports. Elevation Partners bought 2.3 percent of the social network company for $90 million in 2009.

Facebook is expected to raise $16 billion in its IPO, which would be the largest tech IPO in history, and the third largest IPO for an American company following Visa and General Motors. The company is not yet cleared by the Securities and Exchange Commission to launch the IPO, but CNN reports that Facebook will set its shares at $38 each. (More via Rolling Stone…)

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THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1997, U2 caused traffic chaos in Kansas City, Missouri after they paid for traffic control to close down five lanes so they could shoot the video for ‘Last Night On Earth’. Apart form major traffic jams a passing Cadillac crashed into a plate glass window trying to avoid a cameraman.

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Forget The Hits, Q chooses The Real Best Of…

The 10 big questions answered by our latest issue.

1. What would happen if you could pick your favorite artist’s best of?
Well that’s exactly what we’ve done, check out our writer’s Real Best Of selections for Oasis, Madonna, Nirvana, The Beatles, Radiohead, Blur, Muse, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Kate Bush, The Smiths, U2 and more, and they’re not what you’d think…

2. Why couldn’t Paul Weller cash The Jam’s first ever check?
The singer looks back across his career (including some early ‘banking issues’) in an exclusive interview.

3. Which cultural tribe defines you?
From Bus Kids to Mod Dads we chart the new cults in town.

4. Is Madonna’s new album MDNA any good?
Plus new LPs from Jack White, Ren Harvieu, Spiritualized, Miike Snow and more reviewed.

5. What happened to the creepy statue from Lionel Richie’s Hello video?
We went right to the source and asked the man himself… (Read More HERE…)

Forget The Hits, Q chooses The Real Best Of…

The 10 big questions answered by our latest issue.

1. What would happen if you could pick your favorite artist’s best of?

Well that’s exactly what we’ve done, check out our writer’s Real Best Of selections for Oasis, Madonna, Nirvana, The Beatles, Radiohead, Blur, Muse, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Kate Bush, The Smiths, U2 and more, and they’re not what you’d think…

2. Why couldn’t Paul Weller cash The Jam’s first ever check?

The singer looks back across his career (including some early ‘banking issues’) in an exclusive interview.

3. Which cultural tribe defines you?

From Bus Kids to Mod Dads we chart the new cults in town.

4. Is Madonna’s new album MDNA any good?

Plus new LPs from Jack White, Ren Harvieu, Spiritualized, Miike Snow and more reviewed.

5. What happened to the creepy statue from Lionel Richie’s Hello video?

We went right to the source and asked the man himself… (Read More HERE…)

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THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1997, U2 were at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Pop’ the bands fifth US No.1 album.
THIS DAY IN MUSIC…

1997, U2 were at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Pop’ the bands fifth US No.1 album.

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