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Nov 24, 2012
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braiker:




Wasted Van Morrison in the Last Waltz cracks me up every time. 
thecountryfucker:

So Chubby. So Good. 





I totally made this GIF after getting drunk and watching The Last Waltz for the first time.

braiker:

Wasted Van Morrison in the Last Waltz cracks me up every time. 

thecountryfucker:

So Chubby. So Good. 

I totally made this GIF after getting drunk and watching The Last Waltz for the first time.

(Source: thiefandidigit)

Apr 20, 2012
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Oct 02, 2008
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Van Morrison is interested, obsessed with how much musical or verbal information he can compress into a small space, and, almost, conversely, how far he can spread one note, word, sound, or picture. To capture one moment, be it a caress or a twitch. He repeats certain phrases to extremes that from anybody else would seem ridiculous, because he’s waiting for a vision to unfold, trying as unobtrusively as possible to nudge it along. Sometimes he gives it to you through silence, by choking off the song in midflight: “It’s too late to stop now!” It’s the great search, fueled by the belief that through these musical and mental processes illumination is attainable. Or may at least be glimpsed.
Lester Bangs on Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks
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