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U2 front man Bono poem about Elvis Presley is to be broadcast for the first time on Radio 4 on May 13.

The poem, ‘American David’ at 14 minutes long is estimated to have been written by the Irish singer in 1994, and recorded as a spoken word feature by Bono in 2007.

The poem was recorded originally as part of a Sun Records documentary, by director Des Shaw.

You can hear American David at 11pm (BST) on Wednesday May 13.

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