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A new Van Morrison has been born.

The 64-year-old Irish singer says on his Web site that he and his wife, GiGi, welcomed their son George Ivan Morrison III on Monday.

The couple say that “Little Van” is “the spitting image of his daddy.” According to Associated Press, the baby is a dual citizen of the United States and Britain.

No other information was available. Mr. Morrison’s publicist, Phil Lobel, said the exact time and location of the birth is being kept private.

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