Van Morrison
Van Morrison

About The Artist

Van Morrison was born in Belfast in 1945, the son of a shipyard worker who collected American blues and jazz records. Van grew up listening to the music of Muddy Waters, Mahalia Jackson, Lightnin' Hopkins and John Lee Hooker. As a teenager he played guitar, sax and harmonica with a series of local Irish showbands, skiffle and rock'n'roll groups before forming an r&b band called Them in 1964. In 1967 he began his solo career in New York where he recorded an LP titled Blowin Your Mind with the ... Read More


"His voice is pure gold" - Rolling Stone

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