Re: Working title for the Joshua Tree?

Elizabeth Platt ([email protected])
Mon, 24 Aug 1998 20:57:40 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 28 Jul 199, "Chantal Latulippe Francisco"
<[email protected]>, wrote:

> I'm just curious if anyone knows what the working title for The Joshua Tree
> was. Do I understand it correctly...that they came up with the name AFTER
> recording was complete? If so, it MUST have had some sort of working name.
> One of you MUST know what that was! Just curious...

And Mark Duffy <[email protected]> replied:

> I remember hearing on (I think) Radio 1's Classic Albums - The Joshua
> Tree, that the album had the working title of Enduring Chill (from One
> Tree Hill). I don't know if it had any others.

I recall reading (forget where) that the next-to-final title of the album
was "Desert Songs"--hence the trek to do photo shoots in Death Valley and
Bodie. Where the band saw Joshua trees, and re-named the album...and
the rest, as they say, is history!


Elizabeth Platt
[email protected]

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