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PIC: Yep - Bono Did Whip Out A Guitar In The White House And Serenaded Obama

By katedemolder

January 12, 2017 at 3:06pm


You know that guy who brings his guitar to the sesh and kicks off with a chorus of 'Wonderwall' circa 1am?

That's Bono. 

And you know how we know for sure?

Because he did it for the bloody President of The United States. And we have the proof. 

The official White House photographer Pete Souza has been with the famous family every step of the way, documenting the wonderful Obama Presidency. Last night he shared this hilarious little story from 2011 featuring Mr Bono, Alicia Keys and a certain musical instrument.

And you can guess what happened next...

The full text of the picture goes a little like this:

This story is better than the photo. Back in 2011, the President invited Bono and Alicia Keys to lunch in his private dining room adjacent to the Oval Office. Bono asks where he should sit. Potus says sit wherever there's a chair. Bono sees a guitar case in the corner, a campaign memento from Rock The Vote event. 

Bono quickly tunes the guitar and starts playing/singing Norwegian Wood by the Beatles. Why? Because the second verse goes like this: "She asked me to stay
And she told me to sit anywhere
So I looked around
And I noticed there wasn't a chair" 

In the midst of this, the President looks back at me and says, "How cool is this?"

Is that or is that not the most Bono thing you've ever heard?

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