Van Morrison: Moondance

Van Morrison Moondance

On February 28, 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Moondance”, the  third Van Morrison studio album. It was recorded August – December 1969, at “A & R Studios” in New York, and was produced by Lewis Merenstein and Van Morrison. The album was certified 3 x Platinum in US by the “RIAA,” In 1989 “Spin” magazine ranked “Moondance” at number 21 at list of the “All-time 25 Greatest Albums”; in 1999, the album was inducted into the “Grammy Hall of Fame”; in 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked “Moondance” at number 65 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of all Time”; in 2006 Time” included the album in its list of “The All-Time 100 Albums”, and in 2007, the “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame” named it as one of their “Definitive 200” albums, ranking it 72nd.


  • Van Morrison– vocals, guitar, rhythm guitar,  tambourine,  harmonica
  • John Platania– guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Jef Labes– organ, piano, clavinet
  • John Klingberg – bass
  • Gary Mallaber– drums, vibraphone
  • Guy Masson – conga
  • Jack Schroer– alto and soprano saxophones
  • Collin Tilton – flute, tenor saxophone
  • Emily Houston– backing vocals
  • Judy Clay– backing vocals
  • Jackie Verdell– backing vocals

Track listing

All tracks by Van Morrison.

  1. And It Stoned Me
  2. Moondance
  3. Crazy Love
  4. Caravan
  5. Into the Music
  6. Come Running
  7. These Dreams of You
  8. Brand New Day
  9. Everyone
  10. Glad Tidings

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