mick james wrote:liljbau wrote: I DO think the baselines are very similiar ......but I guaran-f'n-tee that U2 did NOT copy Teddy!!! It is even possible that they may have never heard of the song.
Also, the bass line is a pretty common one and variations of it are heard in A LOT of songs.
I may misunderstand Mick James when he says "I'm sorry mate, but if you thought U2 created music, then you're a wee bit off the mark", but if I understand it to say that "U2 doesnt CREATE music" , I wholeheartedly disagree!!!
They have A LOT of cool influences , just as THEY have influenced other coo