To preserve, honor and showcase New England’s rich musical heritage.
We invite you to explore our museum and learn more about the artists, places, organizations and individuals that make up the region’s rich musical legacy.
Photo by Dick Iacovello
VAN MORRISON’S ASTRAL WEEKS: The Cambridge Connection
The roughly nine months Van Morrison spent living in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1968 were elemental in his then-unprecedented transformation from British Invasion-era pop star to legendary musical maverick, evidenced by his second solo album, Astral Weeks.