Linden Arden Takes the Stage

Linden Arden

We rarely give more than one week to a song so young and as so closely identified with just one artist as “Linden Arden Stole the Highlights.” Our post last week on this Van Morrison song struck a chord with our readers. One re-posted it with the comment: “I’ve always loved this … → read more

Linden Arden and the Belfast Cowboy

Linden Arden

“Linden Arden Stole the Highlights” Van Morrison’s album Veedon Fleece (1974) on which today’s song appears, represents a bookend to an artistic period in his career; a period that began with his seminal Astral Weeks (1968). Songwriter Glen Hansard once commented to NPR that Astral Weeks made him “realize that so much of what makes music great … → read more