Van Morrison is taking another pass at some of his favorite lesser-known songs, and he's bringing some friends along this time.
The Teenage Cancer Trust, the charity founded by Roger Daltrey, has announced that its annual week of benefit concerts, which will be held on March 23-28 at London’s Royal Albert Hall.
'Lit Up Inside' will contain 230 pages of Van Morrison's lyrics, selected by Morrison himself.
Van Morrison continued his career rebirth when he released 'Avalon Sunset' on May 19, 1989.
By the early 1970s, Van Morrison had already earned a reputation as one of the more unpredictably mercurial live performers in rock. As rough as his gigs could get, though, Morrison was just as capable of leading his audiences to unparalleled heights -- an experience unforgettably captured on his classic double live LP 'It's Too Late to Stop Now.'
"Four to one baby / One on four / Which of these legends gets out alive?" OK, we're paraphrasing a bit, but the fact is only Van Morrison or the Doors can move onto the May 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame finals, since they're pitted against each other in this week's semifinals. Each month, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic rock history.
The first round of the May 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame includes two '60s acts that have left an indelible influence on subsequent generations of musicians. The winner of round one will face other iconic artists to determine who'll be the third act immortalized in the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame.