Van Morrison is 70 today. Here he is 50 years ago with the Belfast-based group Them performing their much-covered song “Gloria.” I even used to sing this in my own terrible little garage band, Anthem for Doomed Youth.
UPDATE: Note to MuddyLee: I think United Mind Workers is a much better name than Anthem for Doomed Youth. Our name, borrowed from one of those British World War I poems, was chosen by the kid who owned most of the equipment. And in the end, equipment was our downfall: we broke up after our rented strobe light got stolen.