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Al's Top 30 Albums - No. 4

Number 4 – Van Morrison – Astral Weeks

Music journalists love categorizing things. It makes things so much easier for them. Over the years a critical cannon of the best albums of any particular genre has emerged, and is genreally accepted without recourse. 1,043 more words


VAN MORRISON - " Astral Weeks " Live in 2008

the wonderful album “Astral Weeks” has and always will be a classic recording and certainally along with the live album “its Too late To Stop Now” are among Van Morrison’s best output. 50 more words


IASPM 2014: Songwriter as Seeker

Richard Parfitt (Bath Spa University)

Richard begins with a discussion of a personal experience of seeing Mona Lisa recently at The Louvre, and uses this as a springboard to reflect on the difficulty in separating a work from its mythology. 473 more words


Patrick Kavanagh - A poet for everyman

One of the country’s favourite poets, Patrick Kavanagh, was born in Inniskeen, County Monaghan on 21 October 1904. He worked on his father’s farm and as a shoemaker, while he began writing poetry, and had his first work published in the Dundalk Democrat in 1928. 310 more words


Van is the man

If my blog was being made into an audio book who would I choose to narrate it?  An interesting question.

I would choose my musical hero and legend Mr Ivan George Morrison.   227 more words

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St. James Infirmary (Van Morrison)

Van the Man performs the classic blues number live. (Even plays a little sax.)


Throw Back Music Monday

Here is some great throw back music to get your Monday started.