Monday, 5 August 2019
On the same bill at Van Morrison!
I had the great pleasure, thanks to my host, the wonderfully creative and energetic and inspired Sarah McGuinness, to present 'Notes From Africa' at Halyfest in Greencastle, County Donegal on 3rd August. The mystery festival headliner turned out to be none other than the legendary Van Morrison! He is in fact mentioned on page 30 of my book. As Youssou and I watched a video of Van's blistering performance of 'Caravan' in Martin Scorsese's film 'The Last Waltz', Youssou remarked upon how Van sings from his stomach just as he and the griots of West Africa do.
I trust you have all received your copy of the book and please don't forget to download the Ebook version which Unbound will have sent you by e mail for there you will see all the photos in glorious technicolour. Thank you always for your support.