Song of the Day #800: ‘Into the Mystic’ – Van Morrison

My next installment in the greying white guys series is Irish legend Van Morrison. Morrison has put out 40 albums but I own exactly one of them.

Actually, I own two if you count my wife’s copy of 1997’s The Healing Game. I’m not really sure where or why she picked that one up but it features a couple of nice songs.

The other album is, of course, Moondance. That 1970 classic is among the finest albums ever recorded, 40 minutes of pure perfection. Some would say Astral Weeks is Van Morrison’s masterpiece, but I never got into it after trying hard for a few listens. No, Moondance is the one.

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