U2 Countdown Show Australia

An older interview from the Australian TV series Countdown. This is a “Saturday Special” episode of the series. Bono, Edge, and Adam are interviewed by Ian Meldrum (who wears a cowboy hat). The interview occurred at the Sydney Entertainment Center during their first tour of Australia, about a month before The Unforgettable Fire is released. The interview has some sequencing issues.  First aired September 8th 1984.

RTE TV Gaga Interview

The band show up and play some songs and sit down for a short interview as they are working on the upcoming Joshua Tree album. The TV Gaga interview centers around the show’s tribute to Ronnie Drew and Luke Kelly of The Dubliners.  First aired January 30th, 1986.

Inside Track with Bono and Adam

Lisa Robinson (now a contributing editor for Vanity Fair) interviews Bono and Adam during the Unforgettable Fire Era. This version of the interview is perhaps incomplete, with Adam getting cut off near the end.  First aired March 25th, 1985.

Off The Record with Mary Turner

Great Unforgettable Fire era interview with Edge and Adam. The band were just finishing up Leg II of the UF tour and were about to fly home for two weeks at Christmas in December 1984.

As an aside, Mary Turner left the music business and married Norm Pattiz (who Executive Produced many Westwood One broadcasts during the 80’s). She is now a substance abuse counselor famous for helping musicians.  First aired January 28th, 1985.