- 10 Sep 20
As part of our nightly YouTube series celebrating Van Morrison's 75th birthday, Uly performs 'The Street Only Knew Your Name'.
Uly, aka Rafino M.J. Murphy, is a Dublin-based multi-instrumentalist and astrophysics graduate. He’s studied classical guitar, played in hardcore bands and with his current project draws on assorted funk, soul, jazz and folk influences. He released his new EP, if you were a day, you'd be sunday (songs to go walking to) earlier this summer.
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"Honestly, 'The Street Only Knew Your Name' is the sort of song I wish I had written. Covering it is the next best thing!"
Watch Uly perform 'The Street Only Knew Your Name' below:
Take a look at the spectacular line-up for 'Rave On, Van Morrison' below:
- Fri Sept 11, Eleanor McEvoy Songwriter (7pm); Jack Lukeman The Way Young Lovers Do (8pm)
- Sat Sept, 12, Ciaran Lavery Country Fair (7pm); PowPig Natalia
Hot Press has also published a Van Morrison Special Issue, to coincide with ‘Rave On, Van Morrison’, featuring written contributions from the legendary likes of Hozier, Sinéad O’Connor, Gary Lightbody, Damien Rice, Imelda May and Damien Rice, as well as special homages from international artists Brandon Flowers, Steve Van Zandt and Matt Berninger. In addition, you'll find the highlights of our recent exclusive interview with Van – who discusses the Belfast he grew up in, ‘Gloria’, Jim Morrison, Lenny Bruce, the real inspiration for Astral Weeks and his extraordinary work as a songwriter.
This historic publication is a must-have for Van Morrison fans all over the world, and is available to order now.