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.
We had a Van when I was a kid…complete with tie-died homemade curtains and a huge bean bag in the back.
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.
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 […]