Radio Shows

The Blues Show with Paul Jones

Broadcast Monday 25th September, 2017

Van Morrison joins Paul this week to talk about his new blues album "Roll With The Punches". The pair also discuss the complicated nature of fame, the iconic Last Waltz concert and, as Radio 2 turns 50, take a look back at what Van was 50 doing years ago...

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Jazz Club with Walter Love (Part 1)

Broadcast Sunday 10th September, 2017

In this BBC Radio Ulster Jazz Club special, Van discusses the early influences in his career, illustrated by recordings from bluesmen Sonny Terry, Leadbelly, Howlin' Wolf, and jazz artists Woody Herman, Louis Armstrong, Lonnie Johnson, and Miles Davis. The programme also includes a family touch - a recording by Van's mother singing Basin Street Blues.

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Jazz Club with Walter Love (Part 2)

Broadcast Sunday 17th September, 2017

In the second Jazz Club special Sir Van Morrison discusses with Walter Love some of the major recordings from his worldwide career including Celtic Excavation, Astral Weeks, and his association with fellow artists Doctor John, Chris Barber, Jules Holland, and Mose Allison.

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Van Morrison and me

Broadcast Sunday 22nd January, 2017

John McCarthy explores how Van Morrison’s music has influenced people’s lives and Brian Keenan takes John on a tour of Van’s home city of Belfast.

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