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#musicmonday with U2

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    MLK Day, observed on the third Monday of January, celebrates the birth of civil rights activist Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Every year, when it falls, I immediately think of U2's "MLK," off  The Unforgettable Fire (my favorite record from the band).
     
    I had the great pleasure of seeing U2 perform this song at the San Diego Sports Arena in April 1987. A moving interpretation, it ended up in the U2 movie Rattle and Hum.

     

    On this rainy #musicmonday in San Diego, the lyrics carry extra significance.

    "Sleep/
    Sleep tonight/
    And may your dreams/
    Be realized/
    If the thundercloud/
    Passes rain/
    So let it rain/
    Rain down on he
    Mmm ... mmm ... mmm ... "