Van Morrison & The Chieftains
Irish Heartbeat


Parent genres: European Folk Music, Folk, Regional Music, Traditional Folk Music



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Catalog entry
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 100
Hot Press (Ireland) -The 250 Greatest Irish Albums of All Time (2009) 249
Q (UK) - In Our Lifetime: Q's 100 Best Albums 1986-94 (1995) No Order
Sounds (UK) - The Top 80 Albums from the '80s (1989) 56
Adresseavisen (Norway) - The 100 (+23) Best Albums of All Time (1995) 76
Michka Assayas (France) - Albums Missing in "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die" (20 No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 301
Buscadero (Italy) - The 120 Best Albums of the 1980s (1989) No Order
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 4.5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade C+
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 3 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 2004) 3.5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 4 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 3 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 4.5 Stars
End of Year Lists
LA Times (USA) - Albums of the Year 9
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 29
Hot Press (Ireland) - Albums of the Year 4
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 2
Q (UK) - Albums of the Year No Order
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 19
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 23
Rock de Lux (Spain) - Albums of the Year 38


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