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List of the best Van Morrison songs, ranked by fans like you. Prolific, passionate and highly eclectic, Van Morrison is a singer-songwriter like no other. Morrison has a famously expressive voice, and is known for blending R&B, folk and jazz into one singularly beautiful sound. This list includes all of Van Morrison's major singles like "Brown Eyed Girl" and "Moondance," but true fans know that many of the Irish singer's greatest songs weren't hits. In fact, while his 1968 record Astral Weeks sold poorly when it was first released, it's now regularly included on lists of the greatest albums ever.

Music videos and lyric videos are included next to each song name, so if you haven't heard it you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Van Morrison songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top. If the order of this list bothers you, then take matters into your own hands and create a new version by re-ranking this list. Simply click the "Rerank List" button and you can put the songs in whatever order you like.
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Into the Mystic Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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33 11
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And It Stoned Me Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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33 11
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Caravan Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Tupelo Honey Tupelo Honey

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33 12
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Astral Weeks Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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33 13
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Moondance Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Crazy Love Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Sweet Thing Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Brown Eyed Girl Blowin' Your Mind!

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25 10
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Wild Night Tupelo Honey

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25 10
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Bright Side of the Road Into the Music

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25 11
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Domino His Band and the Street Choir, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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25 10
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Saint Dominic's Preview Saint Dominic's Preview

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23 10
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Listen to the Lion Saint Dominic's Preview

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Madame George Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Cyprus Avenue Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Cleaning Windows Beautiful Vision

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Have I Told You Lately Avalon Sunset, Down the Road

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22 12
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Someone Like You Poetic Champions Compose

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Queen of the Slipstream Poetic Champions Compose

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Glad Tidings Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Beside You Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Ballerina Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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Full Force Gale Into the Music

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Almost Independence Day Saint Dominic's Preview

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13 5
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Slim Slow Slider Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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MVandermast added Redwood Tree Saint Dominic's Preview

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Come Running Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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13 8
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The Way Young Lovers Do Astral Weeks, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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11 5
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Brand New Day Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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11 5
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Everyone Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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8 3
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Jambalaya You Win Again

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10 5
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I'm Not Feelin It Anymore Hymns to the Silence

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11 6
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Starting a New Life Tupelo Honey

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13 8
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These Dreams of You Moondance, Astral Weeks / Moondance / His Band and the Street Choir

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5 1
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MVandermast added Crazy Face His Band and the Street Choir

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8 4
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7 3
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Georgia on My Mind Down the Road

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12 9
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T.B. Sheets Blowin' Your Mind!

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8 5
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On Hyndford Street Hymns to the Silence

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4 1
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MVandermast added Call Me Up in Dreamland His Band and the Street Choir

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10 7
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7 5
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Moonshine Whiskey Tupelo Honey

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7 4
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Take Me Back Hymns to the Silence

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7 4
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Why Must I Always Explain? Hymns to the Silence

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5 3
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MVandermast added Blue Money His Band and the Street Choir

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4 2
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MVandermast added Gypsy Queen His Band and the Street Choir