" is a hit song that was written by Northern Irish singer-songwriter
, Van Morrison
and included on his 1970 album, His Band and the Street Choir
. It was the second of the two Top Forty
hits from this album, reaching #23 on the U.S.
charts. It was released in the U.K.
in June 1971 with "Call Me Up in Dreamland" as the B-side.
Brian Hinton remarks about this song:
"Blue Money" seems to be about a top shelf magazine model, maybe this is how Janet paid the rent during their wilderness years. The music sounds like Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames, boozy horns and a nonsensical chorus.
The Street Choir
- Larry Goldsmith
- Janet Planet
- Andrew Robinson
- Ellen Schroer
- Dahaud Shaar
- Martha Velez
- Hinton, Brian (1997). Celtic Crossroads: The Art of Van Morrison, Sanctuary, ISBN 1-86074169X