Van Morrison Biography: Life and Career of the Singer-Songwriter
Born August 31st, 1945 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Van Morrison became interested in music as a child. After joining several bands, he finally found success with Them but left to go solo in the mid-1960s. His first album spawned signature tune, "Brown Eyed Girl." He gained critical success with the "Moondance" and "Astral Weeks" records and then experimented with many genres throughout his later albums. Regardless of ups and downs, he remains a respected artist and had his first top 10 album in the U.S. in 2008. In this WatchMojo.com video, we take a look at the life and career of Van Morrison.