Van Morrison-Astral Weeks

Van Morrison-Astral Weeks (1968, Warner Bros) I first became familiar with Van Morrison when I heard him feature on an album my parents used to play when I was a kid—1988’s Irish Heartbeat, a collaboration with Irish folk group the Chieftains. And I hated him. In fact, I distinctly remember telling my mom that Morrison … Continue reading Van Morrison-Astral Weeks

Daily Listen-Hudson Taylor-Holly

Today's listen is the song "Holly" from the 2015 album Singing For Strangers (Polydor) by Dublin, Ireland folky duo Hudson Taylor. Brothers Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor started off by busking in the streets of Dublin, eventually making it big in the UK and being signed to a major label. I was introduced to this song … Continue reading Daily Listen-Hudson Taylor-Holly