John Spillane on Van Morrison in celebration of Van’s 75th Birthday

Dave Mac's Local Legend

Monday, August 31st, 2020 - 5 minutes

As part of Hot Press magazines ongoing online 75th birthday tribute to ‘Van the Man’ - widely considered to be Ireland’s greatest and most influential ever songwriter, singer and performer – and one of the outstanding figures in contemporary music over the past 50-plus years- John Spillane, amongst a host of stellar contributors like Bob Geldoff, Glen Hansard, Damien Rice, Gary Lightbody and The President of Ireland himself, will all perform covers of Van Morrison classics – see them for yourself on