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Van Morrison Quotes

Van Morrison Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Van Morrison
Type:
Musician
Nationality:
British
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Birth year:

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    Even today, skiffle is a defining part of my music. If I get the opportunity to just have a jam, skiffle is what I love to play. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    Every performance is different. That's the beauty of it. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    Hearing the blues changed my life. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I don't feel comfortable doing interviews. My profession is music, and writing songs. That's what I do. I like to do it, but I hate to talk about it. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I don't think nostalgia has to be negative. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I educated myself. To me, school was boring. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I learnt from Armstrong on the early recordings that you never sang a song the same way twice. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I never paid attention to what was contemporary or what was commercial, it didn't mean anything to me. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I think Paul McGuinness and U2 created the Irish music industry. It certainly wasn't there before that. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I understood jazz, I understood how it worked. That's what I apply to everything. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I'm not a rock singer and I don't want to be a rock singer. I'm not interested. It doesn't seem to get across. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I'm very lucky, I'm happy with life because my experiences led me to do what I had to do. I don't have any regrets whatsoever. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    I've never felt like I was born with a silver spoon at all, although I've felt like howling at the moon a lot of times! Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    If it's what you do and you can do it, then you do it. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    If you're a pop singer, you don't need to evolve. You just get a set together, have some hit songs and play them over and over. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    Large audiences did not suit my low-key approach. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    Music is spiritual. The music business is not. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    Skiffle was a name that was attached to what was, in essence, American folk music with a beat. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    The future is keeping you out of the present time. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    The point of jazz is, you do something and then you go on. Van_MorrisonVan Morrison
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    There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles. Van_Morrison/21.php">Van Morrison
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    There's always got to be a struggle. What else is there? That's what life is made of. I don't know anything else. If there is, tell me about it. Van_Morrison/22.php">Van Morrison
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    These days politics, religion, media seem to get all mixed up. Television became the new religion a long time back and the media has taken over. Van_Morrison/23.php">Van Morrison
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    What you see is what you get. Van_Morrison/24.php">Van Morrison
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    When I started studying tenor saxophone as a kid in Belfast, I did so with a guy named George Cassidy, who was also a big inspiration. Van_Morrison/25.php">Van Morrison
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    You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works. Van_Morrison/26.php">Van Morrison
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    You take stuff from different places, and sometimes you stick a line in because it rhymes, not because it makes sense. Van_Morrison/27.php">Van Morrison