Van Morrison: Versatile

This album is another example of Morrison’s inimitable flair as an interpreter and arranger.

Van Morrison: The Essential Van Morrison

Van Morrison Essential Van Morrison (Sony/Legacy) Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Leave it to the notoriously prickly, unpredictable and inconsistent Van Morrison to keep fans waiting until 2007-’08 to re-issue and expand the bulk of his catalog, only to … Continued

Van Morrison: Duets: Reworking the Catalog

Van Morrison Duets: Reworking the Catalog (RCA) 4 out of 5 stars The subtitle of Van Morrison’s 35th (!) studio album is sure to generate groans from longtime fans. After all, classic artists of his generation who revisit and re-record … Continued

Van Morrison: Moondance – Deluxe Edition

Van Morrison Moondance – Deluxe Edition (Rhino/Warner Brothers) Rating: Original album – 5 stars, Deluxe Edition – 2 1/2 stars Deluxe? Sure. Necessary? Probably not. Expanded, overhauled and otherwise overloaded, this five platter, beautifully appointed and annotated Moondance set is … Continued