Do You Know About Van Morrison?

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Van Morrison Quizzes & Trivia

Today’s quiz is all about Northern Irish singer-songwriter Sir Van Morrison OBE, who made a name for himself in the genres of rock, rhythm and blues, jazz, country and more. What do you know about him? Let’s find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who did Van Morrison duet with on "Whenever God Shines His Light"?
    • A. 

      Bob Dylan

    • B. 

      Levon Healm

    • C. 

      Cliff Richard

    • D. 

      Rod Stewart

  • 2. 
    Which Van Morrison song from "His Band and the Street Choir" album has a title similar to a Beatles classic?
    • A. 

      Revolution

    • B. 

      Taxman

    • C. 

      If I Needed Someone

    • D. 

      Yesterday

  • 3. 
    What Van Morrison song did Dexy's Midnight Runners cover?
    • A. 

      Jackie Wilson Said

    • B. 

      Crazy Nights

    • C. 

      Crazy Love

    • D. 

      Into The Mystic

  • 4. 
    Van Morrison contributed which song to a charity album for victims of Hurricane Katrina?
    • A. 

      This Has Got to Stop

    • B. 

      Katrina

    • C. 

      Blue and Green

    • D. 

      Half As Much

  • 5. 
    What is the nickname for Van Morrison's style of music?
    • A. 

      Blue Eyed Soul

    • B. 

      Celtic Soul

    • C. 

      Celtic Rock

    • D. 

      Irish Soul

  • 6. 
    What film did Van Morrison compose music for that shares the name of one of his biggest hits?
    • A. 

      Moondance

    • B. 

      Tupelo Honey

    • C. 

      Brown Eyed Girl

    • D. 

      Into The Mystic

  • 7. 
    Van Morrison sued what record label for releasing music without his permission?
    • A. 

      Bang! Records

    • B. 

      Epic Records

    • C. 

      Warner Brothers

    • D. 

      Blue Note Records

  • 8. 
    Which single of Van Morrison's charted the highest?
    • A. 

      Wild Night

    • B. 

      Domino

    • C. 

      Real Real Gone

    • D. 

      Brown Eyed Girl

  • 9. 
    Van Morrison was discovered by which record producer?
    • A. 

      Bert Brens

    • B. 

      George Martin

    • C. 

      Phil Spector

    • D. 

      Jimmy Miller

  • 10. 
    Martin Scorsese has said that this film was inspired by Van Morrison's "Astral Weeks"?
    • A. 

      Taxi Driver

    • B. 

      King of Comedy

    • C. 

      Goodfellas

    • D. 

      Mean Streets

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the biggest Van Morrison fan magazine?
    • A. 

      Wavelength

    • B. 

      Tupelo Honeys

    • C. 

      Celtic Soul

    • D. 

      Into The Music

  • 12. 
    On what Shana Morrison track does her Dad, Van Morrison, play harmonica on?
    • A. 

      God Must Love Me

    • B. 

      Sometimes We Cry

    • C. 

      7 Wishes

    • D. 

      Days After Yes

  • 13. 
    Why did some radio stations refuse to play Van Morrison's hit, "Brown Eyed Girl"?
    • A. 

      Payola Scandals

    • B. 

      Political Content

    • C. 

      They Didn't Like It

    • D. 

      It's "Racy" Lyrics

  • 14. 
    Which Hank Williams track did Van Morrison cover on his "Pay The Devil" album?
    • A. 

      Lovesick Blues

    • B. 

      Your Cheatin' Heart

    • C. 

      I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

    • D. 

      Move It On Over

  • 15. 
    Which musician helps Van Morrison recast his own hit "Gloria" as a jazz tune?
    • A. 

      Joe Jackson

    • B. 

      John Lee Hooker

    • C. 

      Joe Satriani

    • D. 

      Ray Charles

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