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Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Blog, Essays, Music and Concert Reviews | 4 comments

Van Morrison’s Concert was Terrible (and I Loved Every Note of It)


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“I’m an introvert in a business of extroverts….which is kinda’ a big problem.”

— Van Morrison


Van Morrison’s concert on the night of January 15th, 2016 at the famed Shrine Auditorium on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles was terrible.  And, I loved every single note of it.

Here, I’ll explain.

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Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

When the Leaves Come Falling Down


Nolan Dalla in Belgium 2013

In Maaseik, Belgium — October 25, 2013


A wonderful mostly-forgotten gem by one of my favorite musical artists, the marvelous and mystical Van Morrison…..


“When the Leaves Come Falling Down”

From the album Back on Top (1999) by Van Morrison


I saw you standing with the wind and the rain in your face,

And you were thinking about the wisdom of the leaves and their grace,

When the leaves come falling down.

In September, when the leaves come falling down.


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