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Van Morrison’s Belfast

Steve Turner, Independent, The, 30 March 1991

Does the lady with the glasses and the grey-flecked hair in the electrical store on the corner of Hyndford Street in east Belfast remember Van Morrison? Of course she does. She grew up with him. Van with his skiffle group! Van waiting on the Beersbridge Road for a bus into the city centre! Van trailing around with Sammy Woodburn cleaning windows! Von the Mon!

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