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Sounds of a City: Belfast - Van Morrison 'Astral Weeks'

Sounds of a City: Belfast - Van Morrison 'Astral Weeks'

Playing tracks by

Van Morrison.

Chart positions

This show was 7th in the global acoustic chart and 26th in the global interview chart.

Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy delves into the rich musical history of Belfast and makes a case for Van Morrison's 'Astral Weeks' as the record that provides the all time best musical snapshot of the city. She'll play songs from the album, examine its roots, and discuss the influence Belfast had on its making.

Guests include Ash's Tim Wheeler, musician David Kitt and Van experts Terri Hooley, Lauren Onkey and Stuart Bailie.

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