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Van Morrison: "I’m not doing this because I want to be on Top Of The Pops."

Chris Salewicz, Q, January 1987

Van Morrison’s job is the pursuit of magic moments. All the rest – the touring, the recording, the interviews, the selling – is an irrelevance and a distraction. Chris Salewicz visits the irascible seer of Holland Park.

Van Morrison and I are discussing Jung, whose name, I notice, he pronounces phonetically.

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