Van Morrison

(Maria Ives for Radio.com)

Chris Cornell Covers Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, Mashes Up U2 and Metallica at NY Concert

He explained that he played “Crazy Love” for his wife (who was sitting in the front row with their children) at their engagement party, and then thanked his mother-in-law — who was hanging out at side stage — for allowing him to marry her daughter. Later on in the show, he covered another mellow classic from the same year, Cat Stevens’ “Trouble” — another far cry from the harder songs Cornell used to cover and name-check.

11/18/2013

AFP/Getty Images

Don Was To Van Morrison: ‘Write Some Songs That Mean Something To You’

Last year saw the quiet release of Van Morrison’s 34th album, Born To Sing: No Plan B. One of the reasons that it didn’t get a lot of press was that Van historically isn’t fond of doings interviews or promotion. But Radio.com talked to Don Was — the president of his record label, Blue Note Records — about the album.

01/03/2013

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Van Morrison to Release New Album this October

To call Van Morrison prolific is a bit of an understatement. Since releasing his debut solo album “Blowin’ Your Mind!” in 1967, the Irish singer-songwriter has released 33 studio albums and a number of live albums. Now he’ll release his 34th album, “Born To Sing: No Plan B,” on October 2.

06/26/2012

Van Morrison - Have I Told You Lately (Mercury, 1989)

Forgotten Favorites: Van Morrison And “Have I Told You Lately”

Have I told you lately that I love you? But, of course, I do. While best remembered for the timeless classic “Brown Eyed Girl,” we take a look at this forgotten favorite from Van Morrison, […]

01/09/2012

Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images

Song Longevity in the CBS-FM Hall of Fame… Italian Style!

Today’s CBS-FM Hall of Fame salutes songs that stayed around on the charts for a long time. Here’s one that took its time getting to the U.S. from Italy… but once it did, it stuck […]

07/28/2011

"WHOOAAAA that's fast!!!" - JAMAL NASRALLAH/AFP/Getty Images

Hold on to Your Seats! It’s CBS-FM’s Fast 400 Weekend

You better keep your eyes pealed and pay attention, because you just might miss CBS-FM’s Fast 400 Weekend if you blink an eye. This weekend in the Hall of Fame, we’re punching it into overdrive […]

07/22/2011

Going For The Gold: The Bay City Rollers' "Saturday Night"

The lone gold record in the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Bay City Rollers[/lastfm] repertoire was just one of a vast number of hits by the songwriting team of Bill Martin and Phil Coulter.

05/03/2011

You Be the Judge

OK — here’s the [lastfm]Van Morrison [/lastfm]on American Bandstand video I was talking about on the air. What do you think?

08/26/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 408 other followers