T. B. Sheets (9:42)

Cover of Blowin' Your Mind!

From Blowin' Your Mind! and 2 other releases

“T.B. Sheets” is a blues-influenced song written and recorded by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, recorded for the Bang Records label in 1967 and included on his first solo album, Blowin’ Your Mind!. It later appeared on the Bang compilation, T.B. Sheets. The story as told in the song takes place in a hospital room where a young girl lies dying of tuberculosis and is visited by the storyteller. The overwhelming pain and guilt he feels leads to a desperate feeling of wanting to escape from the closed-in room smelling of death and disease.

“T.B. Sheets” was the opening song and featured prominently in the 1999 movie Bringing Out the Dead, directed by Martin Scorsese.


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  • Nakkinak

    holy shit

    1 May 2012 Reply
  • ohh1972

    This intro is like a sweltering hot day in the South. In some one horse town, at noon. Walking to the only diner in town to get a cold drink finding the waitress dancing.

    7 Dec 2009 Reply
  • hadeng

    great song! it's smooth.....

    29 Dec 2007 Reply
  • MountainLadybug

    Haven't heard this song in YEARS!! Such a cool song...it just grooves...

    19 Nov 2007 Reply

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