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Van Morrison: Egotistical and Brilliant

Danny Goldberg, Circus, June 1970

VAN MORRISON has finally begun to get his due. Finally is a pretty strange word to use with someone who is not yet twenty-five, but that is only a reflection of our new world, not of Morrison's talent or depth. Because in performing and on record, Morrison gives the impression, above all, of someone who has paid his dues.

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