Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Live at RockPalast (1998)

The Hunt For New Music:  Van Morrison performing live at the RockPalast in Dusseldorf, Germany, in December, 1998, with his long-time musical collaborator, Candy Dulfer . Public broadcast by WDR Fernsehen Germany. This is a full concert , one hour and 42 minutes in length.  Here’s the set list: 1- Instrumental intro “Chicken” 2- Jackie […]

Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Ain’t Nothing You Can Do (Live)

The Hunt For New Music:  “Ain’t Nothing You Can Do” is one of Van Morrison’s greatest songs and live it’s even better than the recorded version. This song spells out the dilemma that everyone who has ever had and lost a love has been through: that nagging pain when they’re gone that you just can’t […]

Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Ain't Nothing You Can Do (Live)

The Hunt For New Music:  “Ain’t Nothing You Can Do” is one of Van Morrison’s greatest songs and live it’s even better than the recorded version. This song spells out the dilemma that everyone who has ever had and lost a love has been through: that nagging pain when they’re gone that you just can’t […]

Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Live At Montreaux 1974

The Hunt For New Music: Van Morrison’s Montreaux Jazz Festival appearance in 1974 is a classic. It’s Van at an early stage in his career, already with a massive catalog of great songs, playing to a sophisticated jazz audience in Montreaux at the famous jazz festival; as one writer noted about the evening, the crowded […]

Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Live in Bellfast (1979)

The Hunt For New Music:   One of a pair of live concerts Van performed in Ireland in 1979, this one in Bellfast,  contains one of the all-time great renditions of  his first really big hit, “Gloria”.  Van, seen here performing with his really tight band, is in front of a very sharp crowd that […]

Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Have I Told You Lately That I Love You (Live)

The Hunt for New Music: Van Morrison doing “Have I Told You Lately That I Love You”, a song made famous by Rod Stewart and also used frequenctly in movie scores. This version features saxophonist  Candy Dulfer and Pee Wee Ellis.   Special Thanks to vossmeister who uploaded this to YouTube; the clip is 6:59 in […]

Van Morrison Concert Weekend: Live On BBC Four (2008)

The Hunt For New Music: Van Morrison does very few live  concerts as all true Van Morrison fans know. And that’s precisely why this Memorial Day Weekend we’re putting up a selection of live Van Morrison Performances. This one is from a live concert at the BBC. It’s long–over 50 minutes–but superb, from BBC Four in […]