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Bob Dylan Plays Hop Farm

Bob Dylan performed his only UK show of the year on Saturday (03.07.10).The veteran singer headlined the Hop Farm festival in Kent, South East England, delighting thousands of fans - across several generations - with...

Morrison Faces Paternity Test Demand

A British woman is reportedly set to take VAN MORRISON to court in a bid to determine if he's her father.Samantha Branch, whose late mum Dee was the singer's road manager, is allegedly demanding Morrison...

Van Morrison Not The Daddy

Van Morrison has again refuted claims he has become a dad for the third time.The 64-year-old singer was reported last month to have fathered a baby with his tour manager Gigi Lee but is adamant...

Morrison Denies Baby Reports

VAN MORRISON has denied reports he has become a dad at the age of 64 - blaming internet pranksters for hacking into his website and posting the "falsehoods".The Brown Eyed Girl hitmaker's official internet site...

Morrison Denies Baby Reports

VAN MORRISON has denied reports he has become a dad at the age of 64 - blaming internet pranksters for hacking into his website and posting the "falsehoods".The Brown Eyed Girl hitmaker's official internet site...

Pattinson Wants To Play Morrison

TWILIGHT heartthrob ROBERT PATTINSON is begging studio bosses to cast him in a biopic of his favourite musician - Irish singer VAN MORRISON. Although no plans are on the table to take the Brown Eyed Girl...

Morrison Films L.a. Shows For Farrah

VAN MORRISON filmed his recent shows at the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles - so ailing superfan FARRAH FAWCETT could watch them from her sickbed. The actress is battling anal cancer and was too sick to...

Van Morrison Slams 'Meaningless' Beatles

Irish singer VAN MORRISON has criticised legendary band THE BEATLES - insisting the Fab Four were "peripheral" in the history of music. The veteran star is adamant the Hey Jude hitmakers should not be held up...

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"No. I didn't perform it for a long time because for me it was like a throwaway song. I've got about 300 other songs that I think are better than that." Irish crooner VAN MORRISON...

Van Morrison To Release Live Album

VAN MORRISON has announced that he is to release a special live album in the US early next year.The legendary singer-songwriter recorded his classic 1968 album ASTRAL WEEKS in its entirety during two dates at...

By on 19 December 2008

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CHARLIZE THERON, KATE MOSS and JULIA ROBERTS were among the beauties who turned out to watch VAN MORRISON perform tracks from his acclaimed album ASTRAL WEEKS at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on Friday...

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"The only thing I love is the music. The rest of it is pure s**t. The kind of s**t that fame attracts is very dark." Irish crooner VAN MORRISON is not a fan of media...

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VAN MORRISON will perform his 1968 album ASTRAL WEEKS in its entirety during back-to-back concerts on 7 and 8 November (08) at Los Angeles' music mecca the Hollywood Bowl. The concerts will feature musicians who...

Morrison Bans Alcohol At Gigs

VAN MORRISON has banned fans from drinking alcohol during shows on his upcoming U.K. tour. The Brown Eyed Girl hitmaker imposed the ban because he finds it “off-putting” when fans visit the bar during his...

Bryan Ferry To Be Named 'Icon'

Singer Bryan Ferry is to be named an icon by Broadcast Music Inc (BMI) at an awards ceremony in London, it has been announced.BMI said the icon status is given to songwriters who have bestowed...

By on 11 August 2008

Morrison Bans Phones And Booze From Gig

Veteran singer VAN MORRISON lived up to his fastidious reputation at a gig in Austin, Texas on Wednesday (12Mar08) - when he reportedly banned the sale of alcohol during his set and chastised cellphone users....

Morrison Attacks Music Mags For 'Obsession With The Past'

Singer/songwriter VAN MORRISON has launched a scathing attack on music magazines, accusing them of holding the industry back by focusing on the past. The Grammy-nominated musician, 62, admits he has become disillusioned with the current...

Van Morrison Cancels Gigs

Veteran singer VAN MORRISON has been forced to postpone two concerts in Spain after contracting a chest infection. The Brown Eyed Girl hitmaker was scheduled to play two dates at the Auditori i Palau de...

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ROBIN WILLIAMS shows off his musical skills in new movie AUGUST RUSH - it's actually him playing VAN MORRISON's MOONDANCE on the harmonica in the film.

Leona Outsells The Rest

X Factor winner Leona Lewis outsold the opposition to win her second number one hit with Bleeding Love.The track, the debut single from her first album, easily overcame opposition from Take That's Rule the World,...

By on 29 October 2007

Morrison Snubbed Over The Commitments Negative Remarks

Northern Irish singing legend VAN MORRISON was snubbed by the makers of THE COMMITMENTS - because he criticised the film's screenplay. The 1990 movie - based on the Roddy Doyle novel of the same name...

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"Most of the stuff on the radio is just crap pop music." Veteran Northern Irish singer VAN MORRISON isn't a fan of today's hits....

Morrison Complains: 'I'm Too Creative'

Rocker VAN MORRISON is such a creative songwriter he can't stop himself from coming up with new lyrics. The 61-year-old wishes he could halt the ideas for melodies and lyrics that dominate his thoughts throughout...

Morrison Leads Tributes To Melly

LATEST: VAN MORRISON has led tributes to English jazz singer and author GEORGE MELLY, who died on Thursday morning (05Jul07). The Liverpool-born performer passed away after suffering from vascular dementia and lung cancer. Morrison says,...

A Healthy St Patrick's Day Treat For Van Morrison

Hollywood's trendiest health food restaurant is paying tribute to VAN MORRISON this St Patrick's Day (17MAR07) by honouring the MOONDANCE singer with a new menu item. Celebrity-friendly diner Real Foods Daily has created the `Dance...

Bowyer To Join Elvis Tribute

Veteran entertainer BRENDAN BOWYER will pay tribute to late rock legend ELVIS PRESLEY on a new duets album, marking the 30th anniversary of the star's death. The former frontman of THE ROYAL SHOWBAND - who...

Van Morrison To Be Honoured For His Film Work

Reclusive Irish music star VAN MORRISON is to be honoured in Los Angeles - for his film work. The GLORIA singer will receive a lifetime achievement prize from AL PACINO at the upcoming US-Ireland Alliance's...

Kooks Star Shocked By 'Crackers' Winehouse Rant

THE KOOKS star LUKE PRITCHARD was shocked to be subjected to a torrent of abuse from hard-living British singer AMY WINEHOUSE. The NAIVE singer approached Winehouse at a recording of BBC music show LATER WITH...

Bb King Hospitalised After Flu Bout

Blues legend BB King had to cancel two shows after being admitted to hospital yesterday.The 81-year-old walking institution was due to perform two gigs in Texas but had to cancel after developing a fever.Although his...

By on 27 January 2007

Stewart, Jones And Paisley To Headline New Orleans Jazz Festival

ROD STEWART, VAN MORRISON, STEELY DAN, ZZ TOP and NORAH JONES will headline this year's (07) New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival. The stars will be joined by Louisiana favourites, like IRMA THOMAS, DR JOHN...

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'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Has Worn Joss Whedon Out

Now that he has unleashed his second 'Avengers' movie to global box...

Rosewater - Movie Review

A harrowing true story infused with sharp humour and bristling intelligence, this riveting film is an auspicious writing...

Music Streaming Dinosaur Grooveshark Shuts Down Overnight After Rights Settlement

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Ryan Adams Covers Bryan Adams' 'Summer of 69' in Nashville [Video]

Some twelve years after he had a heckler removed for requesting Bryan...

Samba - Movie Review

Some very big themes are given space to breathe in this remarkably naturalistic drama, which is livened up by terrific...

Enrique Iglesias Is Second Biggest Victor At 2015 Latin Music Awards

Romeo Santos, commonly known as The King of Bachata, was not...

'Unfriended' Brings Horror To Screen Addicts

Horror is a reliably profitable genre, generally cheap to make and always popular with young audiences...

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