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But I do know Mandinka (SinĂ©ad O’Connor in 1988)

On Jan.24, 1988, a video for the song “Mandinka” by Irish singer-songwriter SinĂ©ad O’Connor premiered on MTV’s 120 Minutes. The song generated positive response and was moved into heavy rotation on the cable channel’s playlist. “Mandinka” was the single from … Continue reading

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Take me to that other place (U2 atop The Clarence Hotel)

On Sept. 27, 2000, in an homage to The Beatles’ rooftop concert during the Let It Be recording sessions, U2 pulled a similar stunt in Dublin, Ireland, to promote their tenth album, All That You Can’t Leave Behind. Atop The … Continue reading

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