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Ted Templeman, Producer extraordinaire... Happy Birthday!

Though Templeman had his own group, Harpers Bizarre, his lasting contribution to music proved to be his production work. Templeman served as producer on the vast majority of Doobie Brothers records, the first six Van Halen records, 3 Van Morisson, Captain Beefheart’s “Clear Spot”, and other work for a bevy of performers. 39 more words


Rock's Literate Masterpiece: "Rave On, John Donne" - Van Morrison

“Rave on down through time and space down through the corridors,

Rave on words on printed page,

Rave on Walt Whitman, nose down in wet grass… 450 more words

Rock Music

Music Quote of the Day

Van Morrison – And the healing has begun.


Feeling Groovy

I am just in a 70s mood today. Nevermind that I was born in the 80s, I have a deep appreciation and love of 60s/70s music. 129 more words


Van the Man

Van Morrison is an artist that reminds me of my childhood. Sitting on the back seat of Bertie (our infamously slow and decrepit VW bus), his folky soulful voice was ubiquitous on our travels. 955 more words

Significant Songs (44)


Van Morrison first came to my notice as the lead singer of the Northern Irish band ‘Them’, in 1964. I bought their single, ‘Baby Please Don’t Go’, and ‘Gloria’ was the B-side. 281 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections

"the stooping haunted readers": Louis MacNeice's "The British Museum Reading Room"

I just got a copy of Van Morrison’s Lit Up Inside (City Lights), and I’m looking forward to diving in soon (I hope to talk about it in next week’s poetry post). 46 more words