Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Spotlights U2 Collection

Memorable moments from Inducting The Who to jamming with Mick Jagger & Bruce Springsteen

It’s a beautiful week to celebrate 2005 Inductees U2 with special Induction footage from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s vault. In honor of frontman Bono’s birthday (May 10), explore the band’s Hall of Fame appearances, speeches and performances throughout the years.

From inducting The Who in 1990 to jamming with Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith during the show-stopping 2009 25th anniversary concerts, you can enjoy all these moments on the Rock Hall’s YouTube channel.

Additionally, as part of our traveling exhibit, “Louder Than Words: Rock, Power & Politics,” Bono sat down to discuss U2’s “Bullet the Blue Sky” and how his own experiences influenced his song writing. Travel through Bono’s memories from time spent in Ethiopia, Nicaragua, and other locations with the written interview on or watch it on the Rock Hall’s YouTube channel.

You can also turn up the volume with a career-defining playlist for the band on the Rock Hall’s Spotify channel, and read U2’s Hall of Fame essay from the 2005 Induction Ceremony program at, never-before available.

Plus, check out new U2 educational materials now available on Rock Hall EDU, our free online learning platform. Help younger learners discover the letter “U” with a “Rock ‘N Learn” worksheet, and discuss with older learners changing meanings of the world “shelter” with a featured video performance by U2, Mick Jagger and Fergie.

You can also snag a complete DVD set of The 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts at the Rock Hall’s online store. Dive into 5 hours of unforgettable rock & roll history, featuring 51 legendary performances and, of course, U2.

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