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Happy Birthday, Mr. The Edge! 😎🎸

I was right by you by the b-stage at the second Philadelphia date on the e&i tour (6/14/18) - proof below (I have a better shot, but Apple is not letting me include it without rotating you by 90 degrees). It was a joy to be so close, esp. since this was the tour that finally brought us a live version of "Acrobat". However, your playing has brought me, and all of us, joy ever since we all first heard the opening to "I Will Follow".

Thank you for your guitar-playing for the entirety of your career (and for being adventurous enough to change and improve your sound as often and as well as you have), thank you for your backing (and, occasionally, lead) vocals, thank you for your keyboard playing, thank you for your production skills, and, most of all, thank you for being one of the four members of the greatest band ever (well, IMHO anyway).

There's an extra reason that this day is special for me too. Just as Bono shares a birthday with my Dad (May 10), you share a birthday with my brother Mark. Mark was also a musician - he was a wizard on the keyboards. I take you two (pun partially intended) as proof that August 8 is truly a day of high-quality musicians. Sadly, Mark passed in 1996, but I always remember him and his playing fondly, esp. today. I will be watching "It Might Get Loud" in honor of both of you - more details here:

https://zootopia.u2.com/forums/topic/41239-u2getherathome-part-2-watch-along-virtual-vertigo-party/page/44/?tab=comments#comment-1197215

 

Please have the greatest of days today, and we'll be here for you whenever you have new music to present to the world and can play to us live again, no matter how long it takes. Thank you for your whole career!

 

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(  A Poem For The Edge! 🎂  ) 

 

Happy Birthday Edge!🎸🎁🎂🎉🎈🍾🥂🥂

It is you're birthday Edge! 🎸🎂

Is you're gift another guitar Edge🎸🎁🎸

I bet it is Edge. 🎁🎸😃👍👍👌

Don't drink to much scotch Edge! 🥃🥃

We want you to play On you're Birthday Edge. 🎸🎂👍

A love song from ZOOTV Edge.🎸😎

You really show of in tgat concert Edge. 🎸😎

You too are a brilliant showman Edge. 🎸🙌🙌👏👏

You know it too don't you Edge.🎸🎤🎹🎹

Yes......... I do...... 🎸👌

I said it for you Sweet Edge.🎸😃👍👍

You too have Mysterius Dancing 😃👍👍

The way you move you're feet from side to side to move to the left! 🎸

Or to move you're feet side to side to move to the right! 🎸

You alway get the moves so right!🎸👌

Edge you are so lovely when you smile!🎸 😃

And give the special Edge thumbs up! 🎸😃👍👍

We all love it when The Edge gives the thumbs up! 🎸😃👍👍

It really is the perfect shot! 🎸😃👍👍📱📸👌

We all love the way you move you're fingers! 🤘🎸

Justlook at those fingers go! 🤘🎸

They go 🤘🎸🎶and go 🤘🎸🎶and go.🤘🎸🎶 

There is so much more to say about you Edge. 🎸😃👍👍

But I better not it will go to long Edge! 🎸😂🤣👍👍

So so from me and all of Australia! 🇦🇺

And people at Zootopia! 

And U2 and Edge Fan around the World. 🇦🇺🌏

We wish you a very special Birthday! 🎈🎸😃👍👍🎂🎁🎸🎈🎉

Have A Very Happy Birthday Edge. 

🎸😃🎂🎁🎸🥂🥂🍾

Thanks for the beautiful music Edge. 💓💓💓🙏🙏🙏

🤘🎸🎶😃👍👍

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Happy Birthday❣️🎉🎉🎉💕✌ Thank you for creating so many beautiful sounds, songs, places we never dreamed could exist!!  ‘Love your U2 Love! ♥️🙏🏻🎼♥️

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