Are You Listener Of Van Morrison?

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  • 1. 

    Van Morrison has a famous hit song about a girl with what colored eyes?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Brown

    • C.

      Blue

    • D.

      Hazel

    Correct Answer
    B. Brown
    Explanation
    Van Morrison has a famous hit song called "Brown Eyed Girl," which is about a girl with brown eyes. The song has become one of his most popular and iconic songs, making "brown" the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    What nationality is Van Morrison?

    • A.

      English

    • B.

      Welsh

    • C.

      Irish

    • D.

      American

    Correct Answer
    C. Irish
    Explanation
    Van Morrison is Irish because he was born and raised in Northern Ireland. He is widely known for his contributions to Irish music and his distinct musical style, which incorporates elements of rock, blues, and soul. Morrison's Irish heritage is also reflected in many of his songs, which often draw inspiration from Irish folklore and culture.

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  • 3. 

    Which Van Morrison song was censored in 1967?

    • A.

      Gloria

    • B.

      Crazy Love

    • C.

      Brown-Eyed Girl

    • D.

      Warm Love

    Correct Answer
    C. Brown-Eyed Girl
    Explanation
    "Brown-Eyed Girl" is the correct answer because it was indeed censored in 1967. The song was initially recorded with the line "making love in the green grass" but was changed to "laughin' and a-runnin', hey hey" to appease radio stations who found the original lyrics too suggestive. This censorship led to the song becoming a huge hit and a signature song for Van Morrison.

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  • 4. 

    What year did Van Morrison have the hit single "Brown Eyed Girl" on Bang?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    B. 1967
    Explanation
    In 1967, Van Morrison had the hit single "Brown Eyed Girl" on Bang.

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  • 5. 

    What is Van Morrison's birth name?

    • A.

      George

    • B.

      James

    • C.

      Sean

    • D.

      Robert

    Correct Answer
    A. George
    Explanation
    Van Morrison's birth name is George.

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  • 6. 

    What Van Morrison album contains a song called "Cleaning Windows"?

    • A.

      Avalon Sunset

    • B.

      His Band and Street Choir

    • C.

      Beautiful Vision

    • D.

      Tupelo Honey

    Correct Answer
    C. Beautiful Vision
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Beautiful Vision. Beautiful Vision is an album by Van Morrison that includes the song "Cleaning Windows".

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  • 7. 

    What nickname have Van Morrison's fans given to him?

    • A.

      Van The Man

    • B.

      Mr. Soul

    • C.

      The Man

    • D.

      Mr. Moonlight

    Correct Answer
    A. Van The Man
    Explanation
    Van Morrison's fans have given him the nickname "Van The Man" because it is a play on his first name and reflects his status as a highly respected and influential musician. The nickname also conveys a sense of familiarity and affection that his fans have for him.

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  • 8. 

    Which one of these music greats has Van Morrison appeared on an album with?

    • A.

      Shane MacGowan

    • B.

      John Lee Hooker

    • C.

      Ray Charles

    • D.

      Tom Jones

    Correct Answer
    B. John Lee Hooker
    Explanation
    Van Morrison has appeared on an album with John Lee Hooker.

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  • 9. 

    What song did Van Morrison sing when he appeared in the concert film The Last Waltz?

    • A.

      Caravan

    • B.

      Brown Eyed Girl

    • C.

      Wild Nights

    • D.

      Gloria

    Correct Answer
    A. Caravan
    Explanation
    Van Morrison sang the song "Caravan" when he appeared in the concert film The Last Waltz.

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  • 10. 

    What group backed up Van Morrison on his double live album, "It's Too Late To Stop Now"?

    • A.

      Them

    • B.

      The Band

    • C.

      The Rolling Stones

    • D.

      The Caledonia Soul Orchestra

    Correct Answer
    D. The Caledonia Soul Orchestra
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Caledonia Soul Orchestra. The Caledonia Soul Orchestra was the group that backed up Van Morrison on his double live album, "It's Too Late To Stop Now".

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  • 11. 

    Van Morrison was invited to which President's inauguration but declined?

    • A.

      George Bush

    • B.

      Jimmy Carter

    • C.

      Bill Clinton

    • D.

      George W. Bush

    Correct Answer
    D. George W. Bush
    Explanation
    Van Morrison declined an invitation to George W. Bush's inauguration.

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  • 12. 

    Which album did Van Morrison release on the Jazz label Blue Note Records?

    • A.

      Into The Music

    • B.

      Down The Road

    • C.

      Too Long In Exile

    • D.

      What's Wrong With This Picture?

    Correct Answer
    D. What's Wrong With This Picture?
    Explanation
    Van Morrison released the album "What's Wrong With This Picture?" on the Jazz label Blue Note Records.

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  • 13. 

    Which influential musician inducted Van Morrison into the Songwriters Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Paul McCartney

    • B.

      Brian May

    • C.

      Ray Charles

    • D.

      Peter Gabriel

    Correct Answer
    C. Ray Charles
    Explanation
    Ray Charles was an influential musician who inducted Van Morrison into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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  • 14. 

    Van Morrison had a famously torrid relationship with a sister of this rock legend?

    • A.

      Paul McCartney

    • B.

      Tom Jones

    • C.

      Jerry Lee Lewis

    • D.

      Ray Charles

    Correct Answer
    C. Jerry Lee Lewis
    Explanation
    Van Morrison had a famously torrid relationship with Jerry Lee Lewis' sister.

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  • 15. 

    Van Morrison appears on a stamp in what country?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Ireland

    • C.

      Scotland

    • D.

      America

    Correct Answer
    B. Ireland
    Explanation
    Van Morrison, a renowned musician, is from Northern Ireland. Therefore, it is fitting that he appears on a stamp in his home country.

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