The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3

Infobox Album
Name = The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3
Type = compilation
Artist = Van Morrison


Released = June 11, 2007 (UK)
June 19, 2007 (U.S.)
Recorded = 1993-2005
Genre = Pop
Length = 143:00
Label = Manhattan EMI
Producer = Van Morrison
| Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:dbfpxze5ld0e Link]
*Monsters and Critics [http://music.monstersandcritics.com/archive/musicarchive.php/Van_Morrison%3A_The_Best_of_Van_Morrison_Volume_3/11160 Link]
*Music Box Rating|4|5 [http://www.musicbox-online.com/reviews-2007/van-morrison-best-3-08312007.html Link]
*PopMatters rating-10|7 [http://www.popmatters.com/pm/music/reviews/43154/van-morrison-the-best-of-van-morrison/ Link]

Last album = "Van Morrison at the Movies - Soundtrack Hits"
(2007)
This album = "The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3"
(2007)
Next album = "Still on Top - The Greatest Hits"
(2007)
Misc = Singles
Name =The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3
Type =compilation
Single 1 =Cry for Home
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Single 2 =
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"The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3" is a compilation album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, that was released on June 11, 2007 in the UK with a digital version released in the U.S. on iTunes Music Store, on June 12 2007. Manhattan/EMI Music Catalog Marketing released the CD version of the album on June 19, 2007 in the United States. [ [http://www.vanmorrison.co.uk/ Van Morrison Official Website] ] This new 2-CD collection of 31 tracks has been compiled by Morrison himself. It offers an overview of his large volume of material since the release of The Best of Van Morrison Volume Two in 1993. The album's 31 tracks include previously unreleased collaborations with Tom Jones ("Cry For Home") and Bobby Bland ("Tupelo Honey") as well as duets with John Lee Hooker, B.B. King and Ray Charles. The 2003 duet with Ray Charles is "Crazy Love" a song originally recorded on Van's 1970 album "Moondance". "Sitting on Top of the World" was featured in the 2002 movie Evelyn. "Blue and Green" was previously donated to be used on the charity album "", which raised money for relief efforts intended for Gulf Coast victims devastated by hurricane Katrina. The duet with Tom Jones, "Cry For Home" was released as a single on June 4 2007 in the UK.

On June 18, 2007 it was listed as #23 on the UK Music Charts on the Official UK Top 75 Albums [ [http://uk.launch.yahoo.com/c/uk/album_charts.html The Official UK Top 75 Albums] retrieved 18-06-07]

Track listing

Disc one

# "Cry For Home" (with Tom Jones) (previously unreleased) - 4:10
# "Too Long In Exile" - 5:08
# "Gloria" (with John Lee Hooker) - 5:19
# "Help Me" (with Junior Wells) (Live At The Masonic Auditorium) - 6:25
# "Lonely Avenue/4 O'Clock In The Morning (Try For Sleep)/Sooner Or Later/When Will I Become A Man?/You Give Me Nothing But The Blues/Lonely Avenue" (with Jimmy Witherspoon, Candy Dulfer & Jim Hunter) (Live At The Masonic Auditorium) - 7:54
# "Days Like This - 3:14
# "Ancient Highway" - 8:52
# "Raincheck" - 5:53
# "Moondance" Mo (Jazz Version) - 4:56
# "Centerpiece" (Live At Ronnie Scott's) (with Georgie Fame & Annie Ross) - 3:16
# "That's Life" (Live At The Point) - 4:30
# "Benediction" (remix) (with Georgie Fame & Ben Sidran) - 3:01
# "The Healing Game" (remix) - 5:17
# "I Don't Want To Go On Without You" (with Jim Hunter) - 3:27

Disc two

# "Shenandoah" (with The Chieftains) - 3:53
# "Precious Time" - 3:08
# "Back on Top" (remix) - 4:20
# "When The Leaves Come Falling Down" - 5:38
# "Lost John" (Live At Whitla Hall) - 2:57
# "Tupelo Honey" (with Bobby "Blue" Bland) (previously unreleased) - 3:37
# "Meet Me In The Indian Summer" (Orchestral Version) (Remix) - 3:31
# "Georgia On My Mind" - 5:37
# "Hey Mr. DJ" - 3:49
# "Steal My Heart Away" - 4:11
# "Crazy Love" (with Ray Charles) - 3:43
# "Once In A Blue Moon" - 3:30
# "Little Village" - 4:30
# "Blue And Green" - 5:41
# "Sitting On Top Of The World" (with Carl Perkins) - 3:20
# "Early In The Morning" (with B.B. King) - 4:50
# "Stranded" - 5:37

Notes

References

External links

* [http://www.vanmorrison.co.uk/?m=Content&Content(record_id)=b2950180e54389f3cf9d93ad908ac00e# Lyrics and Audio Samples] 2000s, The Best of Van Morrison Volume 3


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