Van Morrison Oakland Tickets
One of the greatest artists in music history, Van Morrison has remained a force to reckon with in the music industry for over five decades. A versatile musician, singer and songwriter of the highest caliber, he is known for his originality in music production. Straddling various genres like jazz, blues, folk and country at the same time, Morrison has produced some great works like Astral Weeks and Moondance. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Songwriters Hall of Fame and has won six Grammy Awards . As he sets out on his upcoming tour, Van Morrison Oakland tickets will be in demand.
Van Morrison is one of the legends of the music industry and has recorded some of the greatest albums such as Astral Weeks. For his contributions to music, he recently received a well-deserved knighthood adding to his already lengthy list of accomplishments. As this music maestro heads on his upcoming tour, here are a few facts that might be of interest for Morrison fans and other music lovers.
- Many might have heard of his nickname ‘Van the Man,’ but not all may know how he got it. Morrison acquired his famous nickname while playing with The Band at their farewell concert, The Last Waltz. As he made his exit from the stage, guitarist Robbie Robertson called out “Van the Man!” and the nickname stuck with him.
- “Gloria” is one of the greatest classics of all times and it’s a testament to its worth and appeal that over the years thousands of musicians and bands have covered the song. The interesting thing is, Morrison wrote this timeless single when he was just eighteen years old and recorded it in 1964 with his band, Them.
- Van Morrison has some of the most dedicated fans in the industry, and speaking of them- did you know they are called ‘Vanatics.’ An interesting descriptor, is it not? Some ‘Vanatics’ are so loyal to their favorite artist that they try to see as many of his shows as possible. So it’s likely that they will be flocking after Van Morrison Oakland tickets too.