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Van Morrison
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Sir George Ivan Morrison, OBE (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician. He has received six Grammy Awards, the 1994 Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, and has been inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. In 2015 he was knighted for his musical achievements and his services to tourism and charitable causes in Northern Ireland. He rose to prominence in the mid-60s as the lead singer of the Northern Irish R&B band Them, with whom he recorded the garage band classic "Gloria." His solo career began with the hit single "Brown Eyed Girl" in 1967. His 1968 album Astral Weeks was a mystical song cycle, and is often considered to be his best work.
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Releases on file (9)
Van Morrison — Wavelength Van Morrison — Wavelength
(Polydor 001 0644 02, 1978/2008, CD)
Van Morrison — Veedon Fleece Van Morrison — Veedon Fleece
(Polydor Exile B0011365-02, 1974/2008, CD)
Van Morrison — Hard Nose the Highway Van Morrison — Hard Nose the Highway
(Polydor 31453 7452-2, 1973/1997, CD)
Van Morrison — Saint Dominic's Preview Van Morrison — Saint Dominic's Preview
(Polydor 31453 7451-2, 1972/1997, CD)
Van Morrison — Tupelo Honey Van Morrison — Tupelo Honey
(Polydor Exile B0010642-02, 1971/2008, CD)
Van Morrison — His Band and the Street Choir Van Morrison — His Band and the Street Choir
(Warner Bros R2 551313, 1970/2015, CD)
Van Morrison — Moondance Van Morrison — Moondance
(Warner Bros RRM2 03103, 1970/2013, CD)
Van Morrison — Astral Weeks Van Morrison — Astral Weeks
(Warner Bros R2 551312, 1968/2015, CD)
Van Morrison — Blowin' Your Mind! Van Morrison — Blowin' Your Mind!
(Epic ZK 65751, 1967/1998, CD)

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