1. That Martin Luther King Jr. quote was included on the inch vinyl release of “Pride (In The Name Of Love)”, a song by U2 that was the lead single from The Unforgettable Fire and gave Author: Jim Beviglia.
  2. Sep 14,  · I believe this song is about Martin Luther King Jr. It mentions April 4th, the day that King was assassinated. It also mentions Memphis. U2's "(Pride) In the Name of Love.
  3. Oct 25,  · Flashback: U2 Play ‘Pride (In the Name of Love)’ for the First Known Time The Martin Luther King Jr. tribute song was just performed for the 1,th time on a European stop of U2’s.
  4. On the sampling front from Michael Jackson to Paul McCartney and Common, the Orb to Linkin Park and scores of others, MLK has served as a powerful sound source. Arguably, one of the greatest-ever musical tributes to MLK stands out in the form of “Pride (In the Name of Love)”, U2’s masterpiece from the album The Unforgettable Fire.
  5. Aug 16,  · In , the Irish rock group U2 included two songs in homage to Martin Luther King on their album, The Unforgettable Fire. The first song, “Pride (In the Name of Love),” is a song about Martin Luther King’s non-violent activism in the U.S. civil rights movement.
  6. VIDEO: Watch U2 honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Epic Performance of “Pride (In The Name Of Love)” The band’s transcendental version of their homage to MLK remains a vital reminder of his resonating impact on modern society.
  7. Apr 04,  · It’s April 4th, the day that Martin Luther King, Jr. was tragically assassinated in Many rock fans remember the date because U2 mentions it in the lyrics to “Pride (In The Name of Love).”Here are 10 things you might not know about the tune off of ’s The Unforgettable Fire. 1.
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