Dave was known as "George" back in his days with Rocky DeValera & The Gravediggers & The Vipers.
U2 The early dayz
Dublin 1978 - 1979
Paul Woodfull Vocals
Fred McLoughlin Guitar
Dick Purdy Bass
Johnnie Bonnie Drums
28/11/1978 St Anthony's "Punk Festival" with New Versions, Berlin, Virgin Prunes, Strange Movements, The Citizens. Eamon Delaney "I have a poster for this gig. The full lineup, from the top, is the New Versions, Berlin, the Virgin Prunes, the Strange Movements, the Skank Mooks and the Citizens. It was my first gig, and very memorable ; a wild show, with fires being burned down the front of the stage as people set alight some reams of computer paper thrown around as part of the Prunes typically avant garde shock-art set. A women in a wheelchair was whirling around the moshpit, and kids from nearby Oliver Bond flats snook in to join the show. The Strange Movements had a single, Dancing in the Ghetto with Good Vibrations records and the New Versions had Regine Moylett as a singer, subsequently a lon g time PR person with U2. She and her sister Susan ran the famous No Romance punk and fashion bondage shop in the Dandelion.."
08/05/1979 Steering Wheel, Dublin with Riff Raff, The Blades
15/05/1979 Steering Wheel, Dublin with Riff Raff, The Blades
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Picture by Patrick Brocklebank