I've Been Working

Album: His Band and the Street Choir (1970)
  • In this song, Van Morrison has been working and grinding. It's wearing him down, but he knows the loving from his woman will make him feel alright.
  • When Morrison sings:

    Been up the thruway, down the thruway
    Up the thruway, down the thruway
    Up, down, back and up again


    He's referring to the New York Thruway. Morrison made weekly trips from his home in Woodstock (in upstate New York) home to New York City to record.
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