Van Morrison Returns Big with Best Compilation
Grammy winning Van Morrison makes a return to music scene with his latest years of career. The Irish singer will release "Best of Van Morrison, Vol. 3", a double-disc with some previously unreleased materials.
Morrison who, laid his hands on this project himself, took care of the compilation which contains mostly of his previous hits. The set also holds some songs that guaranteed the legend's big return. He did collaborations with Tom Jones in "Cry for Home", Bobby Bland in "Tupelo Honey" and with B.B. King in "Early in the Morning". Other artists assisting him include Jim Hunter, fellow Irish musician The Chieftains and the late Ray Charles.
The compilation will be dropped June 19 via JCT Records. Listen to "Cry for Home" here and "Early in the Morning" here.
Van Morrison emerged into the music world in 1960s and he has been noted for an idiosyncratic musical path. Some of his popular hits are "Brown Eyed Girl", "Moondance", "Domino" and "Wild Night".
Tracklisting of "Best of Van Morrison, Vol.3":
- "Cry For Home" with Tom Jones
- "Too Long In Exile"
- "Gloria" with John Lee Hooker
- "Help Me" with Junior Wells (live)
- "Lonely Avenue / 4 O' Clock In The Morning" with Jimmy Witherspoon, Candy Dulfer & Jim Hunter (live)
- "Days Like This"
- "Ancient Highway"
- "Centerpiece" with Georgie Fame & Annie Ross
- "That's Life" (live)
- "Benediction" (re-mix) with Georgie Fame & Ben Sidran
- "The Healing Game" (re-mix)
- "I Don't Want To Go On Without You" with Jim Hunter
- "Shenandoah" with The Chieftains
- "Precious Time"
- "Back On Top" (re-mix)
- "When The Leaves Come Falling Down"
- "Lost John" with Lonnie Donegan (live)
- "Tupelo Honey" with Bobby Bland
- "Meet Me In The Indian Summer" (Orchestral version) (re-mix)
- "Georgia On My Mind"
- "Hey Mr. DJ"
- "Steal My Heart Away"
- "Crazy Love" with Ray Charles
- "Once In A Blue Moon"
- "Little Village"
- "Blue And Green"
- "Sitting On Top Of The World" with Carl Perkins
- "Early In The Morning" with B.B. King
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