Friday, May 25

Van Morrison live at The London’s Rainbow Theatre on 24th July 1973


"The Caledonia Soul Orchestra was the band created by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison in 1973. The band is often considered one of the tightest performing backup groups of the 1970s. The band was named after an eighteen minute instrumental outtake on the His Band and the Street Choir album. In 1973 Van Morrison and the Caledonia Soul Orchestra went on a three-month tour of the United States, and Europe with the result of which was the seminal live double album It’s Too Late to Stop Now. The title is taken from the last line in the lyrics in one of Morrison’s songs: 'Into the Mystic' from the 1970 Moondance album. In live performances with The Caledonia Soul Orchestra, he would close the concert with a dynamic, stretched out version of the Astral Weeks song, 'Cyprus Avenue' and then shout out 'IT’S TOO LATE TO STOP NOW!' as he quickly exited stage. ..."
Born To Listen (Video)
Dailymotion: Cyprus Avenue + Wild night

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