Van Morrison Joins The Knighthood

Published On June 15, 2015 | By Ryan Valdron | Rock Lounge, Rock News

Van Morrison has received the highest award given to a citizen of the United Kingdom.

The honor recognizes his services to the music industry and to tourism in Northern Ireland.

He won’t be known as Sir. Van Morrison, but as “Sir George” — given his full name is George Ivan Morrison.

Sir. George joins Elton John, Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney as rock legends who have been given the honor. 

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