List of artists who have covered Van Morrison songs

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Van Morrison (born George Ivan Morrison on August 31, 1945) is a Northern Irish singer-songwriter who has been a professional musician since 1960. He has won six Grammy awards and was inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame in 2003. Morrison began to write and record his first original songs while frontman for the band Them and in the years since has written hundreds of songs, many of them covered by popular and major artists.

In 2012, Paste compiled a list of covers by Glen Hansard, Jeff Buckley, The Doors, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Elvis Costello, Ben E. King, Solomon Burke, Michael Bublé, Sinéad O'Connor and Bruce Springsteen as their pick of the 10 Best Covers of Van Morrison Songs.[1]

This article is a selective list of prominent musicians or entertainers who have recorded their own version of a song which Van Morrison originally wrote and recorded. There are also some notable or frequently performed live versions included.

A[edit]

The Allman Brothers Band[edit]

John Anderson[edit]

B[edit]

Michael Ball[edit]

The Band[edit]

Eric Bell[edit]

Michael Bolton[edit]

Bono[edit]

Bon Jovi[edit]

Chris Botti[edit]

David Bowie[edit]

Greg Brown[edit]

Jackson Browne[edit]

Michael Bublé[edit]

Jeff Buckley[edit]

Jimmy Buffett[edit]

Solomon Burke[edit]

Sam Bush[edit]

  • Hungry For Your Love[23]

Busted[edit]

C[edit]

David Campbell[edit]

Kim Carnes[edit]

Vikki Carr[edit]

Paul Carrack[edit]

Dina Carroll[edit]

Jen Chapin[edit]

Ray Charles duet with Van Morrison[edit]

C. J. Chenier[edit]

The Chieftains with Van Morrison[edit]

Joe Cocker[edit]

Shawn Colvin[edit]

Billy Connolly[edit]

Rita Coolidge[edit]

Elvis Costello[edit]

Counting Crows[edit]

Billy Ray Cyrus[edit]

D[edit]

The Dead[edit]

Dexys Midnight Runners[edit]

Jackie Wilson Said (I'm in Heaven When You Smile)[39]

Jackie DeShannon[edit]

Bo Diddley[edit]

Cara Dillon[edit]

Joe Dolan[edit]

Bob Dylan[edit]

E[edit]

Pee Wee Ellis[edit]

Energy Orchard[edit]

Everclear[edit]

F[edit]

Marianne Faithfull[edit]

Georgie Fame[edit]

Chris Farlowe[edit]

  • Sitting On Top of the World[55] (with Van Morrison)

Bryan Ferry[edit]

Tom Fogerty[edit]

G[edit]

Jerry Garcia Band[edit]

Kathie Lee Gifford[edit]

Gov't Mule[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

Green Day[edit]

H[edit]

Sammy Hagar[edit]

Ritchie Havens[edit]

Goldie Hawn[edit]

  • I Wanna Roo You[64]

Roy Head[edit]

Jimi Hendrix[edit]

Robyn Hitchcock[edit]

  • Fair Play[68] (live)
  • Linden Arden Stole the Highlights[69] (live)

John Lee Hooker[edit]

Hothouse Flowers[edit]

Engelbert Humperdinck[edit]

I[edit]

Iggy Pop[edit]

J[edit]

Colin James[edit]

Aled Jones[edit]

Paul Jones[edit]

  • Philosopher's Stone[78]

Rickie Lee Jones[edit]

Tom Jones[edit]

K[edit]

Phil Keaggy[edit]

  • When Will I Ever Learn To Live In God[82]

Ronan Keating[edit]

Brian Kennedy[edit]

Ben E. King[edit]

L[edit]

Frankie Laine[edit]

Ute Lemper[edit]

Jerry Lee Lewis with Don Henley[edit]

  • What Makes the Irish Heart Beat[87]

Ramsey Lewis and Nancy Wilson[edit]

M[edit]

Miriam Makeba[edit]

Barry Manilow[edit]

Barbara Mandrell[edit]

Michael McDonald[edit]

Maria McKee[edit]

Bobby McFerrin[edit]

Brian McKnight[edit]

John Mellencamp[edit]

Jonathan Rhys Meyers[edit]

James Morrison[edit]

Jim Morrison with The Doors[edit]

Bill Murray with Eric Clapton[edit]

N[edit]

Aaron Neville and Robbie Robertson[edit]

Liam Neeson[edit]

Ted Nugent[edit]

O[edit]

Sinéad O'Connor[edit]

P[edit]

Robert Pattinson[edit]

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers[edit]

Esther Phillips[edit]

R[edit]

Della Reese[edit]

Martha Reeves[edit]

Helen Reddy[edit]

Buddy Rich[edit]

Cliff Richard[edit]

Johnny Rivers[edit]

Kenny Rogers[edit]

S[edit]

Bob Seger[edit]

Bon Scott with The Spektors[edit]

Shakira[edit]

Patti Smith[edit]

Phoebe Snow[edit]

Dusty Springfield[edit]

Rick Springfield[edit]

Bruce Springsteen[edit]

Joe Stampley[edit]

Lisa Stansfield[edit]

  • Friday's Child[53] (Van Morrison with Them Song)

Steel Pulse[edit]

Rod Stewart[edit]

The Swell Season (Glen Hansard with Markéta Irglová)[edit]

T[edit]

13th Floor Elevators[edit]

Grady Tate[edit]

U[edit]

U2[edit]

W[edit]

The Wallflowers[edit]

The Waterboys[edit]

Russell Watson[edit]

Widespread Panic[edit]

Andy Williams[edit]

Vanessa L. Williams[edit]

Cassandra Wilson[edit]

Z[edit]

Warren Zevon[edit]

Unreleased songs covered by other artists[edit]

Solomon Burke[edit]

Art Garfunkel[edit]

Tom Fogerty[edit]

Johnny Winter[edit]

  • Feedback Out on Highway 101[136]

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