Van Morrison

Sir George Ivan "Van" Morrison OBE is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter, instrumentalist and record producer. His professional career began as a teenager in the late 1950s playing a variety of instruments including guitar, harmonica, keyboards and saxophone for various Irish showbands, covering the popular hits of that time. Van Morrison rose to prominence in the mid-1960s as the lead singer of the Northern Irish R&B band Them, with whom he recorded the garage band classic "Gloria". His solo career began under the pop-hit oriented guidance of Bert Berns with the release of the hit single "Brown Eyed Girl" in 1967. After Berns's death, Warner Bros. Records bought out his contract and allowed him three sessions to record Astral Weeks. Though this album gradually garnered high praise, it was initially a poor seller.
Moondance established Morrison as a major artist, and he built on his reputation throughout the 1970s with a series of acclaimed albums and live performances. He continues to record and tour, producing albums and live performances that sell well and are generally warmly received, sometimes collaborating with other artists, such as Georgie Fame and The Chieftains.

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Days Gone ByDays Gone By7:43
Bright Side of the RoadMusic From The Motion Picture Michael3:47
Moondance (Take 22)Moondance (Deluxe Edition)4:50
Brown Eyed GirlSensational 60's3:00
Let's Talk About UsYou Win Again2:53
Goin Down to Monte CarloBorn to Sing: No Plan B8:12
Drivin' WheelThe Infamous Contractual Obligation Recordings Of '671:11
Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye)Midnight Special: Early Van Morrison2:58
Savoy HollywoodPayin' Dues1:00
Goin' Home (Live)The Skiffle Sessions: Live In Belfast3:08
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