VAN MORRISON - AVALON SUNSET LIVE!

August 11, 2021 – 7:35 am

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VAN MORRISON
Avalon Sunset Live! [no label, 1CD]

Fan compilation. Various dates and venues. Very good audio - mix of radio broadcasts and audience recordings?

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ultimateclassicrock.com:

Avalon Sunset [1989] saw Morrison distilling his influences more clearly and consistently than he’d seemed able or willing during recent releases – not only during radio-friendly numbers like the hits “Whenever God Shines His Light” and “Have I Told You Lately,” but overall. Even at its least melodic (the spoken-word piece “Coney Island”) and most nostalgic (”Orangefield”), the album boasted a sense of vitality that had occasionally gone missing over the years.

More than anything, Avalon Sunset seemed to present a picture of a man at peace, which was a position he’d audibly struggled to attain throughout his career while attempting to reconcile his growing fame – and the business obligations that came as part of the package – with his efforts to strip away all that outside interference and simply play. “This is all an illusion,” Morrison insisted when asked about his career during a 1987 interview with Q.

As he told writer Mick Brown in 1986, “I don’t really have ambitions” – which makes it tempting to wonder whether Morrison derived much satisfaction from the enthusiastic commercial reaction to Avalon Sunset, which included some of the fastest album sales of his career and a Top 20 UK hit single in “Whenever God Shines His Light,” an unlikely seeming duet with British pop legend Cliff Richard. On the other side of the pond, Morrison notched another adult contemporary hit with “Have I Told You Lately,” which would soon storm the pop charts courtesy of a cover recorded by Rod Stewart.

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robbiem noted:

Many thanks and much appreciation for all the tapers, masterers and seeders for making this sort of thing possible. Special thanks to prb for being a font of knowledge and clarity.

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MISSING
Contacting My Angel - only quoted twice in larger medleys
I’m Tired Joey Boy - never performed live

REPLACEMENT
I’m Tired Joey Boy - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers; September 10, 1991

Track 01. Whenever Cliff Shines His Light 3:29
December 17, 1995; Point Theatre, Dublin
Track 02. I’d Love To Write Another Song - with The Danish Radio Big Band 2:51
February 19, 1990; Barbican Theatre, London, UK
Track 03. Have I Told You Lately? 4:40
August 6, 2017; Park den Brandt, Antwerp, Belgium
Track 04. Coney Island - recitation by the late Dave Early 2:21
February 29, 1992; Slieve Donard Hotel, Newcastle, Northern Ireland
Track 05. I’m Tired Joey Boy - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 3:44
September 10, 1991; Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana
Track 06. When Will I Ever Learn To Live In God? 5:23
February 26, 2000; Barbican Centre, York, UK
Track 07. Orangefield 3:45
August 23, 2014; Orangefield High School, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Track 08. Daring Night 14:03
July 27, 1981; The Record Plant, Sausalito, CA
Track 09. These Are The Days 4:14
July 15, 1989; Stadtpark City Place, Imst, Austria

45 mins

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  1. 39 Responses to “VAN MORRISON - AVALON SUNSET LIVE!”

  2. I know all about celebrities peckers . See my next post

    By U L E on Aug 11, 2021

  3. Wonder if he has caught covid yet?

    By HHH on Aug 11, 2021

  4. So Cliff Richard is now God? I thought that was Eric Clapton.

    By Rod on Aug 11, 2021

  5. Twernt me above. Nuther fake

    By U L E on Aug 11, 2021

  6. Rumor has it Van gots a Big Un

    By U L E on Aug 11, 2021

  7. I told you . I’m gay

    By U L E on Aug 11, 2021

  8. Mom fucked a lot of guys like him who talked funny. He might be my dad.

    A lot of those guys who talked funny were toothless hillbillies.

    By DD on Aug 11, 2021

  9. the fake dd -ooohhhhh the intellect of a doorknob. and this guy is in our age bracket to know about johnny keyes and marilyn chambers - behind the green door. kinda funny but pathetic

    By DD on Aug 11, 2021

  10. That’s me… pathetic!

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  11. No doubt about it D!

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  12. DD- You jack off to internet porn all the time, so you’d know that age brackets don’t really matter when all the big porn flicks are easily available.

    You fucking stupid douchebag! HA HA HA HA!!!

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  13. DD- Your mom fucks anyone for five dollars.

    kinda funny but pathetic

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  14. DD- you eat so much ass you fart out your mouth when you talk. kinda funny but pathetic

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  15. Derrick, would love to meet this phony impostor from deliverance. Probably resembles the hillbilly that was gonna rape jon voight. like i said before this chooch has no life and the intellect of a doorbell. too bad we cant talk sports or movies anymore when you have vermin like this. perfect example of the scum that wants AOC president

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  16. this 65 year old sounds like 5 years old when we used to do rankout sessions as kids. only this idiot with the iq of a pencil eraser still thinks he’s 5. your mother plays tackle for the cleveland browns. your mother just hit her 40th homerun. your mother knocked out joe frazier. makes me laugh this country is filled with losers like this. thats why America is so fucked up.

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  17. hohohohohohoho,your mother is on the chaingang. your mother can outrun bullet bob hayes. your mother can outshoot wayne gretzsky. your mother threw for more yardage than tom brady and drew brees combined. fuckin hilarious. your mother throws faster than Bob Gibson and has more strikeouts than Koufax

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  18. DD you’d shit your pants worse than H ever has if you met me face to face ASSHOLE LICKIN” JERKOFF.

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  19. You’re my BITCH, DD, shut the FUCK up and go EAT some inbred trailer trash ASS, it’s what you do best.

    By DD on Aug 12, 2021

  20. They need to get what Joe Piscapo got in Two Bits & Pepper . Look it up and let us know

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  21. DD , triple h , this is confusing shit . I ain’t hardly been commenting much these days . But I but motherfuckin, Dic suckin, coon and hi Yeller lovin Jew bastard name highjackers these days . Hard to tell who’s who anymore. Fuckin bastards

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  22. They should all get what Joe Pesci got in Casino

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  23. Baseball bats breakin every bone in their jew bastard bodies , dragged kickin and screamin in pain , dumped in shallow graves ,buried alive.

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  24. The late great Frank Vincent doin the honors , just like he did to Pesci and his brother in the movie

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  25. You could also give them what George Floyd got in Minneapolis.

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  26. A man sized knee on the necks of them , twistin and screamin as they go limp

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  27. Officer Chauvin doin the honors

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  28. A man sized pecker in the asses of them , twistin and screamin as DD goes limp

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  29. A man sized pecker is not in my pants.

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  30. A man sized pecker was my lunch.

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  31. A man sized pecker is a tasty treat!

    By Derrick on Aug 12, 2021

  32. They should all get what Christopher Plummer got in my favorite movie, The Sound Of Music .

    By HHH on Aug 12, 2021

  33. Last two twernt me. More fakes

    By U L E on Aug 12, 2021

  34. Van is hung like a horse , at least he was in the 1970s when he would fuck my brains out whenever he was on tour and I was around . The man had such stamina, he could fuck for hours before blowing his huge load , sometimes in my pussy , other times in my mouth , or in my face and tits . Van was very short , but don’t let that fool you . Gals you need to know that big things can come in small packages. When Van stood naked in front of you , he resembled a human tripod.

    By Pam Des Barris on Aug 13, 2021

  35. Gee Pam , that’s so informative. SIGH !!!

    By Stoner on Aug 13, 2021

  36. Pam is an embarrassment to the modern day me too movement. Can you imagine rock groupies today ? No way Ho say

    By T J on Aug 13, 2021

  37. These days those seventies Rock stars would all be in prison. Today a hug and a kiss on the cheek can mean prison.

    By T J on Aug 13, 2021

  38. Don’t get me started T J.

    By HHH on Aug 13, 2021

  39. Started on what, H? Shitting your pants? Doesn’t breathing get you started on crapping yourself?

    Fucking loser.

    By DD on Aug 13, 2021

  40. What Pam said is soooo true . Van was enormous, a real big dic k . He could go all night nonstop. I tried anal at Vans insistence, but It was way too big . It hurt badly, so Van stopped.i loved it when he came in my twat and in my mouth .

    By Groupie Chick Traci on Aug 13, 2021

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