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Van Morrison


Born
in Belfast, Ireland
August 31, 1945

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George Ivan Morrison OBE (generally known as Van Morrison) is a Grammy Award-winning Northern Irish singer, songwriter, author, poet and multi-instrumentalist, who has been a professional musician since the late 1950s. He plays a variety of instruments, including the guitar, harmonica, keyboards, drums, and saxophone. Featuring his characteristic growl — a unique mix of folk, blues, Irish, scat, and Celtic influences — Morrison is widely considered one of the most unusual and influential vocalists in the history of rock and roll. Critic Greil Marcus has gone so far as to say that "no white man sings like Van Morrison."

Known as "Van the Man" by his fans, Morrison first rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Northern Irish band Them, pe
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Lit Up Inside: Selected Lyrics

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Keep 'Er Lit: New Selected ...

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Van Morrison - Anthology

4.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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Van Morrison - Guitar Songbook

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2008
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Van Morrison -- Back on Top...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1999
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Reminds Me Of You

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Van Morrison -- Days Like T...

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The New Best Of Van Morriso...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1984
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Toma interior: Letras escog...

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Still on Top: The Greatest ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2008
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“Hark, now hear the sailors cry,
Smell the sea, and feel the sky,
Let your soul & spirit fly, into the mystic.

- Into the Mystic
Van Morrison, Lit Up Inside: Selected Lyrics

“And I shall watch the ferry boats, and they'll get high,
On a bluer ocean against tomorrow's sky,
And I will never grow so old again,
And I will walk and talk, in gardens all wet with rain.

- Sweet Thing
Van Morrison, Lit Up Inside: Selected Lyrics

“Once in a blue moon someone like you comes along.”
Van Morrison



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