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The Authorized Bang Collection Box set- Van Morrison


Product Description
This 3-CD set celebrates the 50th anniversary of Van Morrison’s first solo record and includes, for the first time on CD, the original mixes of the master recordings, including the hit “Brown Eyed Girl”. An additional 13 tracks of session outtakes (10 previously unreleased) complement the original masters, in both original stereo or mono mixes. Also included in ‘The Authorized Bang Collection’ is the first official release of Morrison’s “contractual obligation session.” He submitted 31 hastily composed, wryly humorous “nonsense” songs. This disc illustrates the depths of Morrison’s frustration at an early stage in his career. The package will include rare session photos and new liner notes drawn from a recent interview with Van.


Track Listings
Disc: 1
1. Brown Eyed Girl (Original Stereo Mix)
2. He Ain't Give You None (Original Stereo Mix)
3. T.B. Sheets (Original Stereo Mix)
4. Spanish Rose (Original Stereo Mix)
5. Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye) [Original Stereo Mix]
6. Ro Ro Rosey (Original Stereo Mix)
7. Who Drove the Red Sports Car (Original Stereo Mix)
8. Midnight Special (Original Stereo Mix)
9. It's All Right (Original Stereo Mix)
10. Send Your Mind (Original Stereo Mix)
11. The Smile You Smile (Original Stereo Mix)
12. The Back Room (Original Stereo Mix)
13. Joe Harper Saturday Morning (Original Stereo Mix)
14. Beside You (Original Mono Mix)
15. Madame George (Original Mono Mix)
16. Chick-A-Boom (Original Mono Mix)
17. The Smile You Smile (Demo)

Disc: 2
1. Brown Eyed Girl (Original Edited Mono Single Mix)
2. Ro Ro Rosey (Original Mono Single Mix with Backing Vocals)
3. T.B. Sheets (Take 2)
4. Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye) [Takes 10 & 11]
5. Send Your Mind (Take 3)
6. Midnight Special (Take 7)
7. He Ain't Give You None (Take 4)
8. Ro Ro Rosey (Take 2)
9. Who Drove the Red Sports Car (Take 6)
10. Beside You (Take 2)
11. Joe Harper Saturday Morning (Take 2)
12. Beside You (Take 5)
13. Spanish Rose (Take 14)
14. Brown Eyed Girl (Takes 1-6)
15. Brown Eyed Girl (Takes 7-11)

Disc: 3
1. Twist and Shake
2. Shake and Roll
3. Stomp and Scream
4. Scream and Holler
5. Jump and Thump
6. Drivin' Wheel
7. Just Ball
8. Shake It Mable
9. Hold on George
10. The Big Royalty Check
11. Ring Worm
12. Savoy Hollywood
13. Freaky If You Got This Far
14. Up Your Mind
15. Thirty Two
16. All the Bits
17. You Say France and I Whistle
18. Blowin' Your Nose
19. Nose In Your Blow
20. La Mambo
21. Go for Yourself
22. Want a Danish
23. Here Comes Dumb George
24. Chickee Coo
25. Do It
26. Hang On Groovy
27. Goodbye George
28. Dum Dum George
29. Walk and Talk
30. The Wobble
31. Wobble and Ball