Buy The Edge's First Guitar
How’s this for a piece of U2 swag: The Edge’s first-ever guitar (circa 1976) used in those earliest rehearsals for the band that would become U2. It’s not an electric; it’s a cheap classical guitar that The Edge’s mother, Gwenda Evans, picked up for her younger son. Back in 1980, Gwenda was working as a teacher at a community school in Dublin. One of her colleagues said she wanted to take guitar lessons but lacked in instrument. Since the guitar was doing nothing back at the Evans house,...