Submissions Tagged 'music'

For a small-town Arizona boy recently moved to Hollywood, getting a job at Tower Records on Sunset Boulevard was hitting the big time.

I'm totally dating myself by telling you I worked in the cassette section of the store. On one very slow night, I was working with another employee behind the counter when one of the most beautiful women I'd ever seen walked in, accompanied by a man. I nudged my cohort: "Did you see that chick?" He was equally amazed by her hotness. As we drooled over our momentary obsession, she turned and walked over to the Read more

At the last U2 show I attended, in Boston, the luck of the Irish was with me. My date and I were lucky enough to be selected for special wristbands that allowed us to enter the VIP section inside the ramps. Bono, Edge, Larry, and Adam were only feet away.

At one point during the show, I noticed a guy who had walked up next to me on the side of the stage. He looked familiar. It was Paul McGuinness, the band's manager. I worked up the moxie to talk to him over the din for a minute, and Read more

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