Listening to Van Morrison

Author(s): Greil Marcus

Music Biography

Represents the author's quest to trace Van Morrison's particular genius through seminal moments in his long career, beginning in 1965, breaking open in 1968 with the incomparable "Astral Weeks". This title presents a portrait of a perplexing, mysterious and terrifyingly gifted artist and vocalist at the height of his powers.


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A celebration of the most sublime musical moments in the career of a loved and revered artist.

Greil Marcus is the author of Mystery Train, Invisible Republic, Lipstick Traces, and Double Trouble, and the editor of Lester Bangs's Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung. In 1998 he curated the exhibition '1948' at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. He was described by John Rockwell in the New York Times as 'a writer of rare perception and a genuinely innovative thinker'. Greil Marcus lives in California.

General Fields

  • : 9780571254460
  • : Alliance
  • : alliance
  • : 0.163
  • : January 2012
  • : 198mm X 126mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Greil Marcus
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 782.42166092
  • : 208