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Van Morrison, Irish from Belfast, began his musical career as the lead singer of a group of great success in the first beat era, in the 60s, Them (and no one can forget their great success, Gloria, a psycho garage beat song, covered years later by Patti Smith) and, closed this first period he began a solo career in 1968 with the original album Astral Weeks. With this album, and with subsequent ones Moondance and Tupelo Honey, he has started an entirely original musisc style, which mingled for the first time, blues, R & B, echoes of Celtic folk, rock, with the poetic mysticism and intimate of the original lyrics of "Van The Man", making him an important point of reference for all modern music in the following decades.

 

Essential dscography

 

Blowin' Your Mind (1967)
Astral Weeks (1968)
Moondance (1970)
The Best of Van Morrison (1970)
His Band and the Street Choir (1970)
Tupelo Honey (1971)
Saint Dominic's Preview (1972)
Hard Nose the Highway (1973)
T.B. Sheets (1974)
It's Too Late to Stop Now (1974)
Veedon Fleece (1974)
A Period of Transition (1977)
This I Where I Came In (1977)
Wavelength (1978)
Van Morrison/Live at the Roxy (1979)
Into the Music (1979)
Common One (1980)
Beautiful Vision (1982)
Inarticulate Speech of the Heart (1983)
Live at the Grand Opera House Belfast (1984)
A Sense of Wonder (1984)
No Guru, No Method, No Teacher (1986)
Poetic Champions Compose (1987)
Irish Heartheat (con The Chieftains) (1988)
Avalon Sunset (1989)
The Best of Van Morrison (1990)

Enlightenment (1990)
Hymns to the Silence (1991)
Bang Masters (1991)
The Lost Tapes: The Bang Masters and Previously Unreleased Tapes (1992)
The Best of Van Morrison Vol. 2 (1992)
Too Long in Exile (1993)
A Night in San Francisco (1994)
Blowin' Your Mind (Golden Mastersound) (1994)
Days Like This (1995)
How Long has this Been Going On (1995)
Tell Me Something: The Songs of Mose Allison (1996)
The Healing Game (1997)
Back on Top  Point (1999)

The Skiffle Sessions: Live In Belfast 1998  (2000)

You Win Again  (2000)

Spanish Rose (2001)

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Music-Graffiti 2002