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Larry Mullen, Jr.
Mullen in 2006
|Birth name||Laurence Joseph Mullen, Jr.|
|Born||31 October 1961|
|Origin||Artane, Dublin, Ireland|
|Genres||Rock, post-punk, alternative rock|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, songwriter, actor|
|Instruments||Drums, percussion, vocals, synthesiser|
Besides U2, Larry has worked with other musicians, including: Nanci Griffith, Daniel Lanois, Emmylou Harris, Robbie Robertson, Paul Brady and B.B. King. Because of the Irish National Football team's bid for the World Cup in 1990, Mullen co-wrote and co-produced the anthem "Put 'Em Under Pressure." He also worked with U2's Adam Clayton on the theme for the 1996 movie Mission: Impossible. Mullen and Clayton joined with Mike Mills and Michael Stipe of R.E.M. to form the group "Automatic Baby" for Bill Clinton's Presidential inauguration in 1993 at MTV's Inaugural Ball.
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Mullen's snare drum, on display in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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