Van Morrison, OBE (born George Ivan Morrison; 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter and musician. His live performances at their best are described as mystical and transcendental, while some of his recordings, such as the studio albums Astral Weeks and Moondance...Wikipedia
Born: 31st August, 1945, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
Nationality: Northern Irish
Claim to Fame: Belfast blues
A Period of Transition is the ninth studio album by Northern Irish singer/songwriter Van Morrison, released in 1977 (see 1977 in music). It was his first album in two and a half years, largely forgotten or looked over by most casual fans. At the time of its release it was received with some disappointment by critics and fans: "Most were hoping for a work of primeval vocal aggression that would challenge the emerging élite of Morrison pretenders, whose ranks included Bruce Springsteen, Bob Seger, Phil Lynott, Graham Parker and Elvis Costello."(Johnny Rogan) However, the album is still notable for several major compositions, including "Heavy Connection," "Flamingos Fly," "The Eternal Kansas City" and "Cold Wind in August".
I learnt from Armstrong on the early recordings that you never sang a song the same way twice.
My ambition when I started out was to play two or three gigs a week. And that`s what I`m doing.
Was a member of the 1960s group,
1993: Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The...
Van Morrison has strongly denied claims that he has become a father again at the age of 64. Stories suggesting otherwise are "completely and utterly" unfounded, the veteran singer revealed in a statement on his website.
In the statement, Morrison said he had been the victim of an internet hacking attack after a message appeared on his website earlier this week announcing the birth of a new son, George Ivan Morrison III.
The widely-reported post, which has since been removed from the site, claimed producer Gigi Lee had given birth to the tot - "the... Read More
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