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I had a splendid evening last night working for the legendary singer Van Morrison and his great band, techs and crew in the court yard of the beutiful Blenhiem Palace. 33 more words

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Fantastic Friday: Van Morrison - "Astral Weeks"

This was one of the first albums I bought on it’s merits alone, and not from listening to it, or getting it recommended by a friend, but from reading about it in magazines or reviews. 109 more words


10 of Our Favorite Feel Good Songs: Throwback Edition

We’re high on that summertime sunshine. “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” if it were summer all year long? These sunshine-infused classic songs from the ‘60s and ‘70s will instantly put you in a good mood. 22 more words


For Your (Re)Consideration: Defining Punk and the Total Genius of the Saints

Let’s talk about the Big Three.

But first: I advocate a fairly rigid definition of punk rock. The term “Punk Rock” should identify a distinct… 1,041 more words

All the Cool Dads: Father's Day Weekend With Van Morrison

There’s a palpable energy at any good show, not only through the communal experience of being in the crowd, but between artist and audience, too. A mutual sense of awe at what’s transpiring onstage when a young artist just begins exhibiting power; everyone leaves those shows convinced they have just seen something righteous. 594 more words

Pleased To Meet Me (1987)

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On first hearing this album I was tempted to reach for my ‘Tim’ review. With a few minor adjustments – inserting a few names with others – it would have been a fair representation of my first impressions of this album: there are some really catchy songs, some fairly indifferent ones, but overall it is just not as exciting and impressive as the heights reached on ‘Let It Be’. 1,617 more words