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James Hunter at Times Square

237 W 42nd St
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 997-4144
Fax: (212) 997-4545
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Type: Music & Concerts

In the early '90s, Van Morrison was standing at a London newsstand when a fan approached and began regaling him about this great unknown R&B singer he'd heard. The singer's name was James Hunter. Morrison went to hear Hunter at a gig in Wales and subsequently hired him as a backup singer for several years of touring and recording. Hunter appeared on Morrison's live album A Night in San Francisco (1994) and on the studio set Days Like This (1995). Hunter's first solo album, Believe What I Say (1996), also featured a guest spot by Morrison. Things were looking up for this Colchester native.