MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Jimmy Fallon IS Bono!…Amy Adams will be Janis Joplin,…and Brad Pitt to portray Bruce Springsteen?



Jimmy Fallon’s love affair with U2 is well known.  So when U2 had to postpone last week’s scheduled 5 day residency on the Tonight Show, naturally Jimmy and The Roots had to take over with a fantastic over of U2’s “Desire.”  Watch after the jump. 

Watch Jimmy Fallon and The Roots kill it on U2’s “Desire” below.

Read more about Bono’s recent bicycle accident in NYC and the serious injuries he sustained that will keep him sidelined for a while.

Actress Amy Adams has signed on to portray Janis Joplin in a new film to be made about the late 60’s rocker. After nearly a half decade stuck in development, the film “Get It While You Can” appears to finally be headed to production.  More here.

Watch Janis Joplin perform “Get it While You Can” live on The Dick Cavett Show– June 25, 1970, (three and a half months before Joplin’s death October 4, 1970)

And frankly, this one caught us a bit off guard:


There are rumors that Brad Pitt could play Bruce Springsteen in a movie about the legendary rock & roll superstar. Details here.

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band- “No Surrender” Live-Olympic Park in London, England on June 30, 2013 (HRC Festival).



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