March 9, 1987: U2 Release ‘The Joshua Tree’

Once the embers of 1984’s The Unforgettable Fire subsided, U2 decided to go on a different kind of tour. (No, not that Amnesty International tour in 1986 with Sting.) This tour delved into the band’s wonder with America, and it gave birth to one of music’s biggest albums ever.

OTD - U2, Paul, Bruce Takeover 2006 Grammys

On this day, February 8, in 2006, some of classic rock's finest took center stage at music's biggest awards show. U2, Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen turned in some great performances & U2 were nominated for 5 Grammy's. McCartney's performance was his first ever at The Grammy's. Check out some video from this memorable night.

Inside U2's Joshua Tree Album

This weekend, MGK celebrates U2's return to Philly by giving away tickets to their 6/18 concert at Lincoln Financial Field. They'll be saluting the 30th Anniversary of their 'Joshua Tree' album by playing it in it's entirety. Take a look into the inspiration for the album and many of its songs.

PLAYLIST: Best Side A/Track 1s

Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album was released 48 years ago today (January 12.)  Besides being one of the best albums of all time, Led Zeppelin also has one of the best opening tracks of all time, too.