Van Morrison’s “Listen to the Lion” – A Tattoo

This is one of my favorite photographs. I was admiring this guy’s tattoo and asked him what it said. I was so glad I asked. We shared some stories and I learned about tattoos and this song. Van Morrison recorded “Listen to the Lion” in San Francisco. The Irish Gaelic translation of Listen to the Lion is tattooed on his arm.

Listen to the Lion” is a song featured on Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison‘s sixth album, Saint Dominic’s Preview (1972).