Chart Position: 33

  • #378 on Rolling Stone magazines list of 500 greatest songs
  • Written by Bono, The Edge , Larry Mullen Jr. and Adam Clayton
  • Lead vocals: Bono
  • Guitar: The Edge
  • Backing vocals: Chrissie Hynde
  • Produced by Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois
  • Recorded in an old castle in County Meath Ireland
  • This song is a tribute to Dr. martin Luther King Jr. who was assassinated on April 4 1968 in Memphis TN
  • The song erroneously cites King’s death as occurring in the morning when it actually occurred in the evening



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