Van Morrison’s 50 Greatest Songs Countdown – #1 Madame George

Down on Cyprus Avenue
With a childlike vision leaping into view
Clicking, clacking of the high heeled shoe
Ford and Fitzroy, Madame George

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Van Morrison’s 50 Greatest Songs Countdown – #2 Into the Mystic

We were born before the wind
Also younger than the sun
Ere the bonnie boat was won
As we sailed into the mystic

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Van Morrison’s 50 Greatest Songs Countdown – #3 And it stoned me

And it stoned me to my soul
Stoned me just like Jelly Roll
And it stoned me
And it stoned me to my soul
Stoned me just like goin’ home
And it stoned me

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Van Morrison’s 50 Greatest Songs Countdown – #4 Summertime in England

Can you meet me in the country
In the summertime in England
Will you meet me?
Will you meet me in the country
In the summertime in England
Will you meet me?

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Van Morrison’s 50 Greatest Songs Countdown – #5 Caravan

“I could hear the radio like it was in the same room. I don’t know how to explain it … How can you hear someone’s radio from a mile away, as if it was playing in your own house? So I had to put that into the song – it was a must.”
– Van Morrison

Yeah the caravan is on its way
I can hear the merry gypsies play
Mama mama look at Emma Rose
She’s a-playin with the radio

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Van Morrison’s 50 Greatest Songs Countdown – #6 T.B. Sheets

Now listen, Julie baby
It ain’t natural for you to cry in the midnight
Ain’t natural for you to cry way into midnight through
Until the wee small hours long ‘fore the break of dawn

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