This is the quintessential story of how Van Morrison beat Warner Brothers at their own game to make sure his enormous talent continued to develop. The material on the Astral Weeks album suggests how nd why he evolved into a mega superstar. The early 1970s provided him with the hits to sustain a Hall of Fame career. His songwriting, performing and influences from the New York, Boston, Woodstock, San Francisco and Marin County music environments formed the basis of his legend. Go to Amazon $18.95 for this 556 page book looking into the five years making Van Morrison a household musical name.